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The Amazing Flaxseed

By Larraine Roulston: Flaxseed has an interesting history. It was first cultivated in Babylon in 3000BC. Believing that it had strong health benefits, King Charlemagne during theearly Middle Ages passed laws requiring his subjects to consume it. Recently,the demand for flaxseed has increased. The Flax Council estimates that in2010, approximately …

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DIY Seed Pots from Common Household Items

By Fredrica Syren: It’s hard to imagine that soon prime planting season but believe it or not, it’s fast approaching. Now is the time to plant seeds and set them in a sunny window indoors until they grow into plants ready to transplant outside. I like to plant my seeds …

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Has Seed Sharing Been Made Illegal in the United States?

By Kim Robson: For thousands of years, farmers have reclaimed and cleaned seeds from the harvest, then kept them over the winter for replanting the next spring. Agri-business giant Monsanto had had enough of that. They developed genetically modified (GM) seeds that resist Monsanto’s own herbicide, Roundup™, allowing farmers to …

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Hemp for Health and Sustainability

By Asha Kreiling From fiber to food, hemp is a wonder plant. You can eat the seeds, drink the milk, wear the clothes, write on the paper, and even build your home with the fibers. The multifunctional plant grows rapidly year-round, producing a large bulk of useful plant material, and …

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Chia Breakfast Pudding

My friend and raw food chef Centehua made a divine raw breakfast with chia seeds last week. Noah and I fell in love with it and it’s been our little mid-morning snack.  It’s like eating a cross between a very yummy pudding and oatmeal; it’s healthy and also very filling. I …

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Sexy Seed Cakes

I continue to try recipes from Kris Carr’s book Crazy Sexy Diet. This time I tried making pancakes with many different seeds. I was intrigued by how all these kinds of seeds would taste as a pancake. They were a bit more bread like than regular pancakes but were super …

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Easy Granola

Bella’s new favorite thing to eat right now is granola. She had it with berries in a restaurant and ever since it’s granola all day, specially for breakfast. I have bought the granola at the farmers market but how silly when really it’s so easy to make your own. Granola …

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Toasting bread with seeds

No this is not bread that gives a fabulous toast but bread that is perfect to use to make toast. I have craved toast with jam with my tea, which is such Swedish thing.  My friend Jess who also is Swedish came over for a tea, toast with jam breakfast this …

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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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