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Edible and Fragrant Lilacs

One of the loveliest sights and scents of springtime is the lilac. In the language of flowers, lilacs symbolize wisdom, young love and remembrance. Lilac's floral scent is used to promote harmony and …

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Raw, Vegan Cinnamon Buns

These raw, vegan, superfood cinnamon buns are delicious, healthy, quick, and require no cooking! Dough: 4 cups walnuts (almonds can be substituted) 4 cups pitted dates cup cinnamon pinch Celt…

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Simply Sauerkraut

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is one of the earliest cultivated vegetables, first grown over 4,000 years ago. This member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family is a relative to cauliflower, broccoli, Bru…

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Chia Seeds: An Ancient American Super Food

Though we've all heard of chia pets, it's less known that the tiny black seed responsible for the chia "fur" is a bona fide nourishing food crop, once cultivated by The Aztecs, and even used as a cu…

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An Abundance of Apples

Apples (Malus species), forbidden food of Eve and Snow White belong to the Rosaceae (Rose) Family). Apples are rich in flavonoids, beta-carotene and vitamins, B C and the minerals boron, calcium,…

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Healthy Caramel Apples

Apples Apples, native to Eurasia, are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family, relatives of peaches and pears, and known botanically as (Malus species). Malus is the Greek term for "round fruit." Ever…

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Simple, Raw, End-of-Summer Soup

Summer may be coming to a close. But if you're still finishing up the summer's bounty of produce, you may want to enjoy this simple raw soup. The recipe calls for three basic ingredients representing …

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Purslane: Is Gandhi’s Favorite Food In Your Yard?

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea, P. sativa) is a member of the Portulacaceae Family and also known as wild portulaca and verdolaga. It is thought that the genus name, Portulaca is from the Latin porto an…

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Low Carb Spaghetti from a Squash!

Squash was cultivated in the Americas for at least six thousand years and honored by many Native tribes. Squash has been considered one of the "Three Sisters" from tribal legends of squash, corn and…

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Wild Weed Nettle Juice

Nettle (Urtica dioica, U. urens) is a member of the Urticaceae (Nettle) Family. The name "Nettles" is said to be derived from the Anglo Saxon word "noedl," meaning "needle," which may refer to net…

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