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Healthy Hemp Seeds

Did you know that the hemp plant has superfood qualities? When most people think hemp, they think marijuana. While hemp and marijuana are in the same plant family, they’re very different in a very important way – their THC content. Hemp plants contain very little of the THC that gives marijuana its reputation. Historically, …

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Powerful Pumpkin Seeds

Lately, I’m having a love affair with pumpkin seeds (shhh…don’t tell my husband). Pumpkin seeds aren’t new to my diet. In fact, I developed this love affair years ago while studying the Blood Type diet in nutrition school. I toasted them and snacked as I studied, hoping to reap benefits from one …

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Discovering Ginger

I love to cook in the kitchen. For me, the experience is calming, almost meditative, like a great yoga class with aroma and flavor. I tend toward cooking with Italian herbs like basil, parsley, oregano, and thyme. But, lately, have developed a love affair for ginger. It started with my …

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Fig Basics

With delicate skin, intense sweetness and a fleeting shelf life, fresh figs are a rare delicacy that is well worth a try should you find them at your local market. They are in season end of June through early Fall. Historically, figs are one of our oldest fruit crops, originating …

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Cinnamon: A Super Spice

This week you’ll find me in the kitchen baking. I love autumn soups, breads, desserts, and spices that add warmth and comfort as the weather turns cooler. When it comes to warming autumn spices, particularly beneficial is cinnamon. Cinnamon is one of our oldest spices, used in ancient Egypt and …

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Coconut: A Good Fat!

I must admit, I love coconut. Whether it’s on my skin or in a smoothie, coconut has become part of my daily ritual. Coconuts are the large seed of the fruit of the coconut palm tree. Inside the hard outer shell is a layer of rich, white meat surrounding a …

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