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Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness

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Happy National Guacamole Day!

We all know and love guacamole as a snack and party dip (I know I do!), but did you know how good it is for you? Eating guacamole is a win-win for you and your health! The main star in guac, avocados , are packed with an assortment of vitamins and monounsaturated fatty acids - the 'heart healthy' fats that everyone keeps talking about. These good fats are also fo...

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Flowers in the Kitchen: Oregano Flowers

  I have thoroughly been enjoying my herb garden and being that it's my first real attempt at one I am proud of my efforts. This year I decided to grow herbs that were familiar to me. This would allow me to feel more in control and strengthen my self-efficacy for growing new and unusual herbs next year. Greek oregano is one herb that has been doing wonderfully all summer and has...

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