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Article: If bees go extinct

I, for one, do not want to live in a world without avocados. If bees go extinct, this is what your supermarket will look like. I love seeing bees in my garden and hope they keep coming back!

Avoiding Antibiotics

I avoid meat from animals raised on antibiotics like, well, the plague. This article explains why you should, too: Eating Well: Antibiotics in Your Food By choosing meats that are antibiotic-free, not only am I looking out for my health, I am looking out for everyone’s. And it’s so important to vote with your dollars […]

Not All Processed Foods are Created Equal

I found this article this morning and it really hit home for me. Livestrong.com: Know thy Enemy: Processed Foods It’s so easy to fall under the sway of the idea that ALL processed foods are bad. Perhaps sometimes I use the phrase a bit too freely. Because honestly, there are lots of processed foods I […]

Like a caged animal…

Turns out, zoo animals do better on a real-food diet too! Washington Post: Grizzly bears may have diet lessons that can be helpful for humans And it is absolutely true that your environment makes all the difference. If there’s food available, chances are you will eat it even if you aren’t hungry. If you’re bored, […]

Red meat and me

Culprit in Heart Disease Goes Beyond Meat’s Fat I saw this article this morning and it was more than a little surprising. It also struck a personal chord with me. You see, I very rarely eat red meat. I even surprised myself when I posted a chili containing beef as my very first recipe on […]

Parsley: not just a garnish anymore!

I am a relatively new parsley fanatic. I used to hit up the herbs at the grocery store for cilantro (frequently) and basil (occaisionally). Last year when I had my first garden, I tried growing parsley but the birds seemed much more interested in pecking the seeds out of the pot before I could get […]

Cutting the crap

Washington Post: Confessions of a recovering diet food junkie Who hasn’t struggled with weight at some point? And how many of us shied away from real food in favor of “diet food” — Lean Cuisines, Special K bars, baked potato chips? I don’t know about you, but all that crap just left me hungrier. Now […]

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