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Raw Collard Green Salad With A Quick Pickle

Our neighbor Peter and Linda are so kind and generous and drop of a bag of green goodies weekly for us. They get a box delivered from a local farm with organic produce but I guess they don’t eat it all so they give it to us to enjoy instead. …

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Chickens Coming Home To Roost or Roast?!

By Wendy Fleet Our family continues to expand. We have just welcomed three beautiful Orpington chicks — Petunia, Josephine and Pip Squeak. Our farm is growing, and we will be able to use chicken manure as fertilizer and eat the eggs. Our girls have been so excited about getting chickens …

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Sugar Free & Gluten Free Carrot And Zucchini Bread

Yesterday was a soup and bread day because it was cold and gray first half of the day. I wanted to bake a slightly sweeter bread to be eaten with the soup and finally settled on a recipe for gluten free carrot bread from Melomeal. I changed the recipe a …

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Burger King’s Going Humane

By Fredrica Syren The humane treatment of animals now has reached the fast food nation with the fast food giant Burger King’s latest announcement that it will use eggs and porkonly from cage-free chickens and pigs.  This means, of course, that tens of thousands of animals will have better living conditions. …

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Balsamic Baked Asparagus

I’ve not had asparagus in long time and craved it today. I wanted to make something that would pair well in a salad with quinoa so baked seemed like a good way to prepare them and the sweetness of balsamic vinegar goes with most vegetables so that how I flavored …

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The Gulf of Mexico, Two Years Later

By Asha Kreiling It’s hard to forget the disastrous explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig that occurred on April 20th, 2010. The event seemed to occupy news broadcasts and web pages with tragic images of oil spewing nonstop for three months, spreading across thousands of miles of ocean and …

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Butternut Squash Enchiladas

I finally made enchiladas after my class over at my friend and neighbor Kristen house a couple of weekends ago. I love her cheese enchiladas but wanted to put my own spin to them so I ended up butternut squash enchiladas and they were so amazingly good and a huge …

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Benefits Of Good Posture

By Kim Robson When I was a kid, my mom constantly told me to stop slouching. As the tallest girl, and the second-tallest in my class, I tried my best to not stand out. Of course, I didn’t even realize I was doing it. Eventually I found figure skating and …

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