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One of my very favorite ways to dress a salad is with homemade Thousand Island dressing. Unfortunately, the bottled versions purchased from the grocery store don’t do it justice. Not by a long shot. Homemade thousand island dressing is definitely the way to go! The rancid vegetable oils like soy or canola, chemical additives, artificial thickeners …

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Jeffrey Smith, author of Seeds of Deception, has recently released a 2 minute public service video announcement detailing the alarming problem of pollination pollution by Genetically Modified (GM) crops. Folks, this is a serious problem and the only way to stop it is with heavy consumer pressure. Just the other day, I was talking on …

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Last week, someone left a comment on my Cod Liver Oil 101 video which said,  “Flax oil is better for you – cod liver oil can raise your cholesterol level!” This comment disturbed me as it is this kind of thinking that is stealing people’s health! First, let me say that I am not against …

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In case you haven’t noticed shopping at your local hardware store, the incandescent light bulb discovered by Thomas Edison has gone the way of the dinosaur. This is thanks to government regulations which encourage greater light bulb energy efficiency. The market for incandescent light bulbs has quickly been replaced by CFLs and LED bulbs in recent years. …

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The Seeds of Change organic seed company is out to inspire America!  By giving away 100 million seeds this month, Seeds of Change is hoping to create a tsunami of excitement by encouraging families to discover the joy and satisfaction of tending a homegrown organic garden. In addition to giving away all those organic seeds, …

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It is an ill wind that blows no good at all . –English Proverb Indeed. A silver lining to the historic collapse of the American housing market is emerging and the long term implications to the housing industry and the lifestyle of Americans in general are profound. Sarah The Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s …

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I coordinate a couple of local food clubs in my area of town, and we recently began purchasing eggs from a different farmer.  These eggs are amazing and quite unlike anything you’ve ever purchased at the store I’m quite sure – organic or not! Ever seen double yolk eggs before, not just one in a …