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I love soup season. When I was little, I looked forward to when that first cold spell would come through and my mom would start making soup, stew, chili, and homemade bread. It's comfort food.  Especially when the cozy days of fall and frosty winter start to set in, and I crave something warm and hearty to fill me up after chores! One of our favorites is Lasagna Soup.  It has most of the ingredients of lasagna, with a bit of a twist! And if you are low carb, or don't care for pasta, you can totally leave that part...

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Arugula... Maybe you know it.  Maybe you're suspicious of it.  Maybe you're scared of it because you can't pronounce it. Whatever the case, you should really get to know more about this healthy, nutritious green. OK, so some people say it's spicy, and arugula does have a kick to it, but mixed in with a salad, or added to your favorite sandwich, you get a good dose of nutrient rich greens and a little tangy flavor to your meal! The Many Health Benefits of Arugula Arugula contains many of the same benefits as broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts.  Leafy greens...

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So, what's the deal with red okra? Over the last few years, we have grown red, or burgandy okra.  It's always a fun conversation starter at the market and farm.  But I often get asked... what does it taste like, how do you cook it, why is it red...? Red okra tastes just like any other kind of okra.  Same flavor, same shape and size, and when you cut it open, it has the same type of seed and color. We eat our okra raw.  And if you have a raw diet, the red is more tender and less hairy,...

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Shishitos.... Be careful how you pronounce that. Shishitos are probably the best kept pepper secret.  Although they have become more well known in the last few years.  Still, not many people know what they are and how delicious they taste! And no, shishitos are not just another pepper.  They are the perfect pepper! You can eat them raw, or cook them into your dishes, but my family loves them blistered with a little salt and seasoning.  And once you pop one into your mouth, you just can't stop eating them.  I kid you not. Shishitos aren't hot, but every once...

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It's HOT, y'all. We have had a long and cool spring, an unusually cool early summer, and a pretty nice steady amount of rain so far. But summer is here.  Like it or not. And I don’t know about you, but summer heat is not my favorite. I love the colors and foods of summer, but I can do without the rising temperatures. So, I am always looking for ways to cool off in an enjoyable way. Not everyone can have a swimming pool, or creek, or lake nearby. But staying hydrated from the inside is very important as the...

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