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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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Oh La La: Chocolat! with Brigitte Mars

The genus name of chocolate, Theobroma derives from the Greek theos, "god," and "broma," "food," thus meaning "food of the gods." The common name chocolate derives from an Aztec name for this plant,…

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A Tale of Kale with Brigitte Mars

In the color spectrum, green is at the center of the rainbow, representing balance, healing, emotional stability, love, peace and rejuvenation. Green foods are power packed with nutrients, energizing,…

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Soy-Free Vegan Whipped Cream

Last week I posted a recipe for a vegan whipped cream fool that relied on a tofu-based whipped "cream." There were quite a few comments from people wary of using too much soy. I can understand. My mom…

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World Go Vegan Week: Make Vegan Pumpkin Pie!

The 4th annual World GO VEGAN Week is taking place this year from October 25 through 31. This week is a celebration of compassion and a time to take action for animals, the environment and everyone's …

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No-Bake Vegan Chocolate Tart

I have enjoyed long spells of eating only raw, vegan food--and as vibrant and energetic as I felt, I also felt like I was spending seriously long amounts of time making raw food seem like cooked food.…

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5 Favorite Raw Vegan Salad Dressings

They call these the dog days of summer; I'm calling them the the salad days. It's so hot where I am that I can barely consider eating anything warm, let alone cooked. I have been cradling Everyday Raw…

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Cucumber and White Grape Gazpacho

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup--it's light and cool, deliriously healthy, takes advantage of summer produce, and is a snap to make. If only I weren't so completely sick of it. Enter Matthew Kenne…

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