Figs – Nutritious Benefits

Figs are in Season.  Don’t miss the nutritional benefits that they can add to your diet! According to Dr. Mercola – “Figs are high in fiber and a good source of several essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese, calcium (which promotes bone density), copper, and potassium (which helps lower blood pressure), as well as vitamins, principally …

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Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Thousand Island salad dressing seems to be a favorite of lots of kids and adults too.  This is a Thousand Island that you can make at home and control the  ingredients that you add to end up with a healthier condiment. Ingredients: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup chili sauce 2 tablespoons  pickle relish 2 tablespoons …

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Healthy Living Tip – Eliminate MSG (monosodium glutamate) From Your Diet

Monosodium Glutamate Monosodium Glutamate is added to many foods that are commonly eaten.  Be sure to read the labels on the foods that you purchase to be aware of what is being added to it.  MSG is an excitotoxin and is added as a flavor enhancer but has been connected to migraines and other diseases …

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Supplies and Equipment You Need To Start Seed Indoors

Starting seeds indoors is easy! Here is a short video to describe what you need. Check below the video for a detailed list of the equipment and supplies you will need.   Supplies You Will Need to Start Seeds Indoors *4 bulb florescent shop light alternating  cool white and daylight bulbs or use Grow Light …

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Lemony Kale Salad

  Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup) Recipe from Cooking Light Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar  (can sub other sweetener) 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 4 cups torn kale leaves 2 cups torn Swiss chard leaves 4 teaspoons unsalted pumpkinseed kernels …

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