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  • 16-Sep-2012

    Pumped for Pumpkin

    Savory Squash Seeds

    Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner, bringing tasty pumpkin-based foods to your table. Don't...

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  • 19-Aug-2012

    Celebrate Cilantro

    Super-Healing Herb

    This tasty green herb puts pizzazz in your salsa and has the power to heal and cleanse your body.

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  • 05-Aug-2012

    Wet Your Whistle

    Rose of Jamaica Tea

    “Agua de flor de Jamaica” or hibiscus tea—with its lovely tart flavor and deep red color—is a universal herbal...

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  • 22-Jul-2012

    Bravo for Brussels Sprouts

    Mini-Cabbage Miracle

    Mom was onto something when she made you eat your Brussels sprouts. These beautiful little gems are...

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  • 24-Jun-2012

    Dressing Up

    Boost Your Salad IQ

    Whether you enjoy a simple side plate of lettuce at dinner or a robust “all-in” kind of salad as a main dish...

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  • 10-Jun-2012

    Veggie Burger-licious

    Patties with Pizzaz

    There’s something about a veggie burger that says summer, backyard barbeque, casual living and a great...

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  • 27-May-2012

    Pods of Delight

    Vanilla's Wondrous Ways

    A gift from Mexico—the vanilla orchid—yields the aromatic pods that have given the world the...

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  • 13-May-2012

    Fruit of the Angels

    The Wonders of Papaya

    Full of fiber, digestive enzymes and anti-oxidants for healthy cholesterol and anti-aging benefits…

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  • 15-Apr-2012

    Open to Sesame

    The Seed with Spirit

    Sesame seeds are steeped in mystic lore, believed to be worthy as an offering to the gods. Sesame oil was prescribed...

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  • 18-Mar-2012

    A Spear for All Ages

    Delicious, Nutritious Asparagus

    What’s all the fuss about asparagus? Roman emperors kept a special fleet of ships on hand to fetch this tasty...

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  • 04-Mar-2012

    A Grain of Salt

    Season with Sense

    Salt is one of humanity’s most precious commodities — in times past a person’s value was measured by...

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  • 19-Feb-2012

    Bee-Friend Your Throat

    Honey-Lemon Remedy

    No one likes a sore throat—from a tickle to a full-blown “can’t swallow” affair that makes it difficult...

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  • 05-Feb-2012

    The Tao of Cacao

    Raw Chocolate Wisdom

    Nicknamed “black gold” by the Spaniards, raw cacao powder and cacao nibs boast very high antioxidant...

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  • 22-Jan-2012

    Quantum Quinoa

    Super-Seed of the Incas

    Quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”)—the staple food of the ancient Incas— is not a grain, but actually a seed...

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  • 18-Dec-2011

    Naturally Nutmeg

    Spice for all Seasons

    Go natural with nutmeg. This once costly, rare and much fought-over spice is now a staple in most kitchens...

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  • 04-Dec-2011

    Applause for Apples

    A Garden of Eatin'

    What is better than the crunch of a sweet, juicy apple? You can thank the Roman horticulturists who...

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  • 06-Nov-2011

    Go Bananas

    Show-Stopping Fruit

    Don’t overlook the banana. It may be a comical fruit, but bananas pack a nutritional punch...

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  • 23-Oct-2011

    Feast on Yeast

    Sprinkle on Some Nutrition

    Yeast is not just for bread! Nutritional yeast (deactivated yeast) is called the “vegetarian’s protein.”

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  • 13-Oct-2011

    All 'Choked Up

    Liver-Friendly Thistle

    The globe artichoke is one of the oldest known cultivated vegetables, originating in Ethiopia, with Italy...

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  • 25-Sep-2011

    Fruit of the Gods

    Golden Figs for Potency

    Fig-ure this: the fruit of the gods—fresh figs— offer up some divine benefits for both men and women.

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  • 11-Sep-2011

    Simply Squash

    Summer's Bounty

    If you’ve ever had a garden and planted zucchini, you know about summer squash. You’ve given as many away as you can...

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  • 28-Aug-2011

    Up to Dates

    Fruit of the Desert

    Looking for a healthy, fiber-filled snack to boost your energy? Get up to date with dates—the “fruit of the desert.”

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  • 14-Aug-2011

    Packaged Sunshine

    Cleanse with Chlorophyll

    Remember studying photosynthesis in biology class? Plants use chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants and algae...

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  • 31-Jul-2011

    Please in a Pod

    The Wonders of Cardamom

    This fragrant, mysterious spice from the East comes as tiny black seeds wrapped in their own protective pod.

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  • 26-Jun-2011

    Yogi Mush

    Cleansing Veggie Soup

    Thinking of “going green?” One way to green up your internal environment is to eat Yogi Mush. This healing soup is made with...

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  • 29-May-2011

    Spice Up Your Life

    Groove with Ginger Root

    Pungent, fragrant and medicinally-gifted, ginger root has such character, from its gnarled look to its taste-bud popping flavor.

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  • 15-May-2011

    Radical Radish

    Dig the Daikon

    Do you know your radishes? Unlike the dainty red radish, the daikon radish looks like an albino carrot on steroids...

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  • 14-Apr-2011

    No Blues with Blueberries

    Little Berry, Big Benefit

    Blueberries probably should be called BLISSberries because they’re so healthy and beautifully blue.

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  • 31-Mar-2011

    Chipping Away

    Not Just Potato Chips

    Potato chips are a Western culture icon food. Unfortunately, they are usually loaded with hydrogenated oils...

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  • 20-Mar-2011

    Meal in a Bowl

    Mung Beans and Rice

    Mung beans and rice is a tasty and healthy way to get complete protein, nutritious veggies, and ample fiber all in one bowl.

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