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Quinoa and Sweet Potatoes

Recipe: Qunioa & Sweet Potatoes From: Miranda Rivera at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Servings : 4 Prep Time : 15m Cook Time : 50m Ready In : 1:10 h …

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7 Healthy Alternatives to Potato Chips

I recently embarked on a clean eating adventure that involved giving up most grain/starch, dairy, and refined sugar. As a result, I've lost weight, gained clearer skin, and enjoyed more energy! On …

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9 Quick & Healthy Twists to Mashed Potatoes

The first time I tasted mashed potatoes in the USA, I was quite surprised by the texture. The usually mealy spud had turned to silk in my mouth. And the many layers of flavor ... butter, cream, garlic…

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6 Tips to Get the Most Nutrition Out of Your Produce

OK, so I posted on Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson a few months back, but as I continue to read this well-researched and exceptionally insightful book I am struck by the wealth of tips and tech…

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3 Delicious Ways to Eat Boiled Potatoes

Boiling a potato is one of the healthiest ways to enjoy it. Besides the carbs that give it all that bad press, the humble spud comes loaded with Vitamin C, potassium, iron, fiber, Vitamin B6, and trac…

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5 Ways to Store Fresh Foods Through Winter

Crops that keep for more than just a few weeks are referred to as “storage crops.” Such fruits and veggies are often staples of those interested in sustainable, local eating, as they allow you to stoc…

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Simple & Healthy Turmeric Rice with Potatoes

Here is a recipe that you'll find amazingly easy to put together. It looks lovely with the golden touch of turmeric. The spices in it are all good for balancing your doshas. Ayurvedic healers recom…

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5 Healthy Latke Recipes for Hanukkah

Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah for 2011, also known as the Festival of Lights for those of the Jewish faith. The holiday commemorates an ancient battle victory and the re-dedication of a ho…

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Underground Food Storage Options

Do you like eating fresh, local food even during the winter months? That may be easier than you think—especially with crops that store well, such as potatoes, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes and other …

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All About Parsnips

I've always been a fan of the underdogs in the produce realm. While resplendent tomatoes and juicy peaches are the effortless beauty queens of the garden, I'm drawn to the hard-working dirty roots. Ca…

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Typical. Now if the baby knew what a paw on the wrist meant, they'd both be happy??!!

One of my favorite deserts. Excited to try this recipe. Thanks