12 Tips To Have An Amazing Barbecue

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Serious grillers are always looking for ways to take it to the next level. Here are 12 tips to help make an average barbecue amazing. Learn more grilling tips and join the Grillerhood. 1. Choose your cut of meat wisely There’s a big difference in the quality of cuts of meat. The meat industry gives […]

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

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Portobello Mushroom Burgers make a great summer dish. They’re great for a BBQ, but they can also be done in a cast iron frying pan (that way you get the tasty looking grill lines). My grandmother was a very old-school, European lady who grew up on meat and potatoes. After a lengthy stay in the […]

HAVEN Garden Project Grows More Than Just Fresh Produce

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“Excuse me,” a little voice floats up from somewhere around my knees, “is this is a kiwi?” As I open my mouth to explain eggplants, a large squash whistles by my ear. My questioner’s older brother is knocking one out of the park with a zucchini one could favorably compare to baseball bat. A curly-headed […]

Snappy, Sweet, and 100% Vegetable!

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I’m not an early-morning person, especially not on weekends, but I have found something at the farmer’s market that is absolutely worth getting up early for on a Saturday: sugar snap peas.  They’re the most crisp, sweet, and pleasantly pea-ish pea I’ve ever had.  And to think I might have missed the cute little guys […]

Get Springy With Light, Organic, Healthy Salads!

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Today as the beautiful spring weather continues, let’s feed your Goddess (YOU!) with light, fresh, nutritious ingredients from your local garden or market. As spring and summer come quickly, this is the best time to help yourself to fresh, organic, and healthy fruits and veggies. It is very important to take care of yourself and […]

DelicateTrees & Earthy Rice

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You might have seen a new vegetable popping up at the market lately: a tall, slender stalk topped by a broccoli-ish crown with an occasional tiny yellow flower sprouting in it.  That vegetable is known as broccolini or asparation, and it tastes like a cross between broccoli and asparagus, with a mild hint of the […]

Traps From The Supermarket To Avoid

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To make smart choices at the market, here are some simple, but healthier ways to make the best of your shopping choices. Fruits/Veggies: To eat healthy veggie and fruit choices and save a little money, you can mix fresh with frozen and get the benefits, if you can afford to buy organic fresh and frozen its […]

A Jar Of Mayonnaise Ain’t Got Nothing On A Ripe Avocado

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Sometimes the condiment makes the sandwich, other times the condiment is a well-behaved backdrop to the sandwich.  Either way, you might as well go for a condiment with potential (i.e., not supermarket mayonnaise, which is at best made with low-quality oil and at worst made with a slew of unpronounceable chemicals). One of the easiest […]

Five Ways To Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Diet

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We all need to eat more vegetables…yes, even you. Here are some tips on how to sneak more vegetables into your dishes. You’ll be surprised at how many you can sneak in and how they will improve your dishes. 1. Add spinach into everything Spinach is really good for you. It contain a significant source of iron, as […]