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It just keeps giving! On extending the life of the garden—

It’s going to freeze any night now, and I’m leaving town, so we undertook a family project today  to bring  in most of the remaining garden crops.   Since I quit  putting up  sugar-added, processed food in jars years ago, I’ve learned new ideas to preserve nutritional value in my garden’s yield.   Here’s how […]

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Why I chose not to immunize my kids

A friend called me and said, “Great site—but are you nuts,  about the immunizations?”   He pointed out that he grew up in the polio age—he’s committed to the idea that vaccines are a good thing. The FIRST thing I want to say is that I acknowledge the complexity of this issue, the difficulty of […]

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The zucchini recipes my daughter Libby bragged about

My  zucchini hater Libby (age 10) apparently said I would tell you my zucchini fritter and zucchini bread recipes, so here they are (I also have  my two very favorite  zucchini recipes, whole-wheat zucchini pitas and zucchini carpaccio,  in my $7.95 collection): ZUCCHINI BREAD 3 eggs, beaten  –  1 Tbsp. vanilla — 1 cup coconut […]

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Whole Food Eating . . . Moms’ Retreat

I’m  planning a retreat for moms (and those rare dads who cook and don’t mind being with lots of women!) in Salt Lake City next summer.   You’ll  learn a ton, leave with lots of recipes and information,  and OF COURSE be well fed.   You’ll leave armed and ready to feed and teach your […]

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My kids sound off about green smoothies

Here’s the uncensored written opinion of my kids—let your kids read this if you’re thinking of converting them to GREEN eating! Tennyson, age 7: I like green smoothies with berries in them.   And pears.   And apples.   And bananas.   And collards.   Sometimes I don’t like when my mom puts TOO much […]

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