Tomato Terminology

Tomatoes are the #1 “grown at home” vegetable in America.  This article from IL AG Extension program gives some great tips on Tomato Terminology.  And I’m not talking tomato or tomAto.  So for your next growing season pick a new breed of tomato – and be sure it is NON-GMO.  Here’s the brief article: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/eb253/entry_8083

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A Lot Can Happen in 3 Days

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Homemade Breakfast Egg Muffins

We posted the photo on the left, from HCWellness to make delicious, healthy and very easy homemade egg muffins filled with eggs, veggies, cheese and imagination. Our readers asked for a little more information than what was shown in the photos and we love to make our readers happy! Below is the basic recipe with […]

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A BEGINNERS WALKING PROGRAM

You have made the decision to start exercising, but you don’t know how to begin. Which Gym is best for you? Should you buy equipment? What type do you need? We’re here to tell you It doesn’t have to be complicated. Start by walking! It’s one of the easiest and most affordable ways to exercise. […]

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I Feel the Need for Seed!

Spring is just around the corner and it will be here before you know it. Now is a great time to start preparing your garden bed or pots. Turn the soil in your garden, and add more if necessary. You may also sprinkle nutrients such as organic compost, manure and peat moss over the garden […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Party Food

Almost everyone thinks of corned beef and cabbage or Irish soda bread for  St Patty’s day. We thought it would be fun to post a few fun and healthy ideas to fully express the Irish in you. Because everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!   Strawberries Orange sections Pineapple Green Grapes PurpleGrapes Mini Marshmellows […]

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Risk Factors for Kidney Disease

Anyone can develop kidney disease, but some people are at greater risk. Kidney disease is most often caused by diabetes or high blood pressure, both of which can cause permanent harm to your kidneys. When your kidneys have been permanently damaged and aren’t functioning as well as they should, it’s called chronic kidney disease (CKD), […]

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Feeling more tired than usual? Have you noticed you have no energy to enjoy activities with friends and family? You may wish to consider looking into your metabolism. Metabolic rate is calculated by how fast (or slow) your body processes food that becomes energy. If the metabolic rate is slow it leads to accumulation of […]

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Eating to Cleanse Your Body

When it comes to cleansing your body of harmful toxins, food really is the best medicine. You’ll be amazed to learn that many of your favorite foods also cleanse the body’s detoxification organs like the liver, intestines, kidneys, and skin, preventing harmful toxic buildup. Help ward off the harmful effects of pollution, food additives, second-hand […]

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Vegan Giggles

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