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6 Tasty Peach Recipes & How to Store the Summer Peach Bounty

Is your produce drawer overflowing with beautiful, farmers market peaches this summer? Try some of these delicious peach recipes! This has been the summer of peaches at our house. A local farm offere…

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Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not.

  All onions are not created equal -- which is why it's frustrating when a recipe calls for "an onion." Sure, it's not the end of the world if you use a red onion when the recipe writer had a …

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8 Fast Food Chains That Serve Local, Organic, Vegan Food

Fast food is going green!  More and more in-and-out restaurant chains are replacing industrial-grade lettuce and factory-farmed meat with fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken and beef that are raised loc…

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Basil Seeds Have Health Benefits. Who Knew?

Recently I was wandering through an Asian market and came across Dried Basil Seeds. In my haste, I thought it just said basil seeds. Hmmm, maybe they were for sprouting, or at the very least I could p…

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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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Baked Green Tomatoes: Yummy, Easy, Ridiculously Low Cal

Here are three reasons I love baked green tomatoes. 1. Baked is a yummy way use my ugly duckling tomatoes that are firm but imperfect. 2. Baked is easier to make than its more famous cousin – fr…

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Quick & Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad

Our cucumber plants are producing a nearly overwhelming number of cukes. Our pantry shelves are already lined with enough bread & butter pickles and sweet relish to last until next summer. There's…

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Peach Popsicles with (or without!) Jalapeño

These summery peach popsicles are a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy. A touch of mint makes them extra refreshing on a hot day. If spice isn't your thing, you can leave the jalapeno out of t…

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Watermelon Ice Cubes

YIELD 24 pieces Ingredients 1 1/2 cups watermelon, seeded and diced 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon sugar 24 small mint leaves Instructions …

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This is a comforting soup, with a gorgeous color and a wonderful creamy texture. Using canned roasted red peppers is easy and cuts down on time spent, but you can roast your own if you prefer. 1…

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Currently fostering two black cocker spaniels from our local SPCA, they're about 5 years old and one…