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Fall is here! Are you excited for the cooler weather and changing colors? We had a nice cool front blow through here last night, and today is what I think of when I imagine a perfect fall day. Cool, crisp, breezy, yellow leaves blowing about……..lovely. With fall weather, do you begin to crave soups and stews, with a side of home baked bread? I do, too. It’s comforting. Warm and cozy. And this time of year always reminds me of sitting in my mom’s kitchen, doing schoolwork at the table while she baked and cooked. I loved days like that....

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What in the world are microgreens? I know what you're thinking.  "They're trendy.  And I'm not cool enough to be trendy". Um.....not at all. Microgreens have been around for a very long time, are actually very healthy, packed with vitamins, and believe it or not, you can eat them on just about anything.   What are Microgreens? Microgreens are the shoots of greens or herbs such as arugula, Swiss chard, mustard, beetroot, etc., picked just after the first leaves have developed. They are packed full of vitamins and minerals. All the energy and stored nutrients are found in the tiny sprout and contain benefits that...

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Let's be honest.  Eggplant is beautiful.  But not the most popular of summer vegetables. I say that's mostly because it's not a staple veggie in our American diet.  In fact, it's pretty low on the list.  And maybe it's because we don't really know how to cook and serve it? Well, I have 3 simple and tasty recipes that will help you add more eggplant to your diet! Roasted Eggplant Slices Slice the eggplant. cut them into 1/2 inch (or so) slices. Arrange eggplant on a baking sheet  Once you’ve laid out the slices in a single layer, drizzle them with...

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Have you wanted to try a pasture raised whole chicken, but don't know how to cook it? Maybe thinking about serving a whole bird for dinner seems a bit overwhelming and intimidating. I'm here to help! I have a few easy recipes that are simple and delicious! And recipes to show you how to make your whole chicken last for days! I tasted my first pasture raised chicken 10 years ago, and was amazed at the flavor! At first, I didn't know what to do with an entire chicken, but I have found so many options, and cooking and using...

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I know you're busy.  With all that you have on your plate, spending a ton of time in the kitchen is not on your "to-do" list. But you still want healthy meals that are filling and nourishing without having to spend too much time on dinner. Guess what?  Bone broth is easy, delicious, healthy, and healing, and a great way to extend your whole chicken into many meals!  Simple AND economical?  Yes, please! What are some of the health benefits of bone broth? Reduces Joint Pain and InflammationThe amino acids in bone broth help fight off inflammation.  When your broth simmers,...

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