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4 Square Foot Crop is No Small Potatoes

This 4 square foot box is capable of growing up to 100 pounds of potatoes! Pretty amazing isn’t it?— Vertical gardens are the perfect solution when you have limited space. However, you do not have to have a problem with space to take advantage of the ability to grow a lot of food in a […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

  Sweet Potatoes are an incredibly nutritious food that are packed with antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C, E & D, and minerals such as manganese and iron. They are also high in potassium which helps to lower blood pressure by removing excess sodium and regulating fluid balance in the body.  Sweet potatoes are an […]

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Sweet Potato Houseplant

Isn’t this a beautiful plant. Hard to imagine it was once a sweet potato. Home Design on Facebook posted the instructions for making this plant by taking potatoes that have “sprouted” and ‘rooting’ them in water to eventually plant in soil. Pretty neat huh?

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African Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

“I love experimenting with new soups!” ~Denise The recipe was very easy to put together and then it just simmered on the stove. My house smelled wonderful while it was cooking and later provided some much needed warmth in my stomach. If you love cauliflower and sweet potatoes, this is the soup for you! It is Vegan and very yummy! Enjoy. […]

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Food and Your Mood

A recent study conducted by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine has found a connection between high blood levels of certain antioxidants found in plant foods and higher levels of optimism. While the first study of its kind to look at the relationship between antioxidant levels and mood, antioxidants are […]

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SUPER Superfood — The Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes — an All-Star food and one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber. 1.  They are high in Vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies, including the prevention of heart attacks. Homocysteine is connected to degenerative diseases of the heart. 2. Good source of Vitamin C.  While […]

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Foods That Calm Your Nervous System

Modern-day living and all the busy-ness and stress that comes along with it can do a real number on your central nervous system, especially if you are not taking proactive steps to counteract the negative effects on your body. Rather than feed energy and nutrients into your body’s productive systems, an overtaxed nervous system typically […]

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Sweet Potatoes

7 grams of fiber per serving, contain large amounts of Vitamin B6, contain large amounts of potassium, rich in beta-carotene, good source of magnesium, anti-oxident rich, anti-inflammatory, improves blood sugar regulation, antibacterial and antifungal properties, helps skin stay clear, helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis, helps maintain collagen, contain iron, soothing for the stomach, helps prevent constipation, […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 TBSP olive oil, ¼ tsp sea salt, ¼ tsp ground black pepper (optional), 2 lbs sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-in chunks, 2 lg red bell peppers, cut into 1-in pieces, 2 TBSP white balsamic or white wine vinegar, 1 lb spinach or arugula, torn into bite-size pieces, Directions: 1. Preheat the […]

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