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Edible weeds everywhere. Some are nasty. Find purslane!

So I checked my son Ten out early from school yesterday because he had a double header far from home. On the front step on the school is my favorite edible weed, purslane, see photo below. It’s higher in iron than any other green I have ever found–cultivated or wild. If you’re anemic, find some […]

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The verdict on Idaho

So here is our class in Idaho Falls. Turns out, people in Idaho DO care about good nutrition. Tennyson is my helper in the photo. My favorite thing from this class was when I was asked if it’s expensive to incorporate whole-foods habits. I discussed my top two money-saving ideas (one, grow a garden; two, […]

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more edibles, and the book tour

Did you know the leaves of your squash, cucumber, and cabbage plants are edible?   (You probably already knew the leaves of grape, radish, beet, turnip, strawberry, and carrot are edible.)   Toss them in the blender with fruit.   I’m going to do a little video shortly (be a YouTube GreenSmoothieGirl subscriber) showing and […]

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