Monthly Archives: September 2011

Gotta Jet!

When you get the morning/afternoon shift at work three days in a row, you need a good breakfast! I now understand the inconvenience of having to at work at 9 am. Not sure how all you 9-5ers do it. I … Continue reading

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3 tips for when you fire up the oven

It’s that time of year again. The leaves turn vibrant. The winds get blustery. The temperatures drop. And you crave fall foods– root vegetables and apples and hot oven food! Ovens are complicated when it comes to energy consumption– and … Continue reading

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Local Love

Over here, Saturday means farmers markets! There are two of them, one we can bike to and the other is to drive to– yesterday the family decided to go the bigger (and more varied) one. Taking the car in that … Continue reading

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Sneaky Vegetables

You’ve heard of apple butter. You’ve probably heard of pumpkin butter. Heck, you may have even heard of mango butter. But did you know that a creamy, versatile spread can be more than delicious, but pack in the nutrition of … Continue reading

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Not yo’ Ordinary Grapes

Do you like grapes? Because I don’t! Those overly-sweet California orbs at the grocery store have never appealed to me as much as, say… a banana. Or a nectarine. (Mmm…. I love me some nectarines!) When we moved to Michigan … Continue reading

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True Veggie Straws!

Those who have a food dryer know the Ima-try-and-dry-everything-cause-it-seems-like-a-good-idea syndrome. For instance, my ooh-I’m-brilliant idea of drying green onion stalks….didn’t work out too well. Most rotted before drying entirely :(. However, the ones that did crisp well were delicious! I … Continue reading

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What Would A Truly Eco-Friendly Diet Be?

Have you ever stopped and wondered what the world would be like if things were different? What would the world be like if we didn’t kill other humans? What would the world be like if we had no heart for … Continue reading

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