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Eat Real Food and Never Diet Again

Eat Real Food and Never Diet Again “I am going on a diet,”  remarked the woman in front of me at the supermarket check-out. She didn’t seem overly enthused about her upcoming dietary challenge. In fact, she seemed nervous and sad. She can’t remember a diet she didn’t try.  Exasperated with her weight gain, she…

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5 Health Benefits of Gardening and 4 Tips to Get You Started

Whenever I think of gardening  I envision Mary Lennox, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s character, from the perennial novel, The Secret Garden.  Mary, a product of the Victorian era where children are to be seen and not heard, stands in front of her well-heeled yet emotionally disconnected uncle/guardian and with a lump in her throat, sheepishly asks for …

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6 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Grind Your Grains at Home

“There is nothing more fundamental than knowing what you are putting in your mouth.” —Kelsey Timmerman, Where Am I Eating Bread in various forms serves as the global “staff of life.”  In recent years, American consumers have generalized that ALL bread and flour, mainly wheat, are food enemies.  Wrongly accused, bread/flour are not the real…

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A Simple, Versatile Real Food Breakfast Menu

If I could pick a period in which to breakfast, I would choose the Upper-class Regency Era in England, a la Downton Abbey season 1 for two reasons:  the menu was simple and unhurried.  The upstairs residents of the Regency Era households had the luxury of lingering over breakfast while engaging in polite chit chat…

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Farm Creatures

Our sheep. It all started out as a Mother’s Day gift and ended (or rather continues) with a small herd of ewes bearing the names of Jane Austen characters. Yes, Jane Austen characters: Jane, Charlotte, Fanny, etc. the list continues. Our sweet herd, is 100% Romney a breed best known for their curly, silky wool.…

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