Five Healthy Herbs and Spices to Grow Now

health benefits of herbs and spices

When I talk about my large vegetable, herb and fruit garden to people I often hear a common theme. It sounds amazing but what on earth do you do with herbs and spices anyway? Herbs and spices not only make your food taste amazing, they are also so good for …

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Getting Onboard with Food Upcycling

Food Upcycling

We need to get onboard with food upcycling. Food trends come and go but upcycling is here to stay, and for good reason. A few weeks back I posted my recipe for Radish Greens Pesto, as a way to show how to use all of this lovely, in-season vegetable. We …

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Five Reasons to Eat With the Seasons

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Years ago, when I became interested in the relationship between food and our health, I naturally became interested in gardening and eating with the seasons. For many people it’s hard to imagine that food can be grown outside, in your backyard. With the abundance at the grocery stores, or eating …

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

The biggest mistake I see women make over and over again is thinking that their body in midlife is the same as when they were 25. They make assumptions like: losing weight is still as easy as a juice cleanse and a boot camp class multitasking and doing all “the …

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Weaning Off The Diet Mindset

Besides New Year’s, there is no other time of the year that provokes dieting quite like April. The multibillion dollar industry knows this. Warm weather, vacations, shorts. No more hiding behind bulky sweaters and leggings. Diet gurus want you to feel filled with anxiety and frantic for a solution. I …

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