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While on vacation with four of my siblings recently, my baby Sis made an onion dip that was quite possibly the best I’ve ever tasted! I asked her if she would mind if I shared the recipe, and she said “of course”. Thanks Beth! Not only is this onion dip super easy and fast to …

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When it comes to traditional cooking, this lentil soup recipe is one of the most economical as well as satisfying meals I make for my family. This soup freezes very well in one quart containers. Making a gallon or more and freezing several quarts for healthy fast food on busy days is a very smart …

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Many health conscious people realize that gentle cleansing via the skin is a necessary undertaking in our polluted world. From the many emails I receive on the subject, however, a basic bathtub is surprisingly not available in some living complexes. In those situations, a foot detox is absolutely the next best thing! A relaxing foot soak …

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By Cilla Whatcott, HD RHom, CCH, PhD Raise your hand if you’re in a secret Facebook group looking to find a chickenpox party. How many of you remember a time when it didn’t need to be a secret? The concept is as old as the hills. Find a child with varicella, schedule a playdate and voila, …

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One of the most frequent questions I get about my video and article on making butter is this:  “How long does it keep?” How’s 5,000 years or so sound to you? While this may seem like a joke, it truly is no exaggeration when it comes to ancient bog butter. Bog Butter Basics For the …

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Pre-harvest application of herbicides as a (toxic) drying agent on wheat is an established practice on many conventional farms. The method was first suggested as early as 1980, becoming routine in North America over the past 15 years or so. Use is also widespread in the UK. Applying herbicides like Roundup 7-10 days before harvest is …

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Lately, I’ve noticed a growing number of products at the healthfood store that are labeled veganic. Maybe you’ve noticed the same thing. I’ve never heard of that term before until recently. As a result, I decided to dig in and figure out what this new trend is all about. My first question was this: Is veganic food …