Posts Tagged: antioxidants

Grow Veggies From Scraps!

Grow great greens and vegetables from trimmed ends & scraps of organic veggies instead of putting them in the compost or giving them to the chickens, even though both of these options are good and valiant alternatives to throwing the food in the trash 🙂  You will harvest some lovely young greens from what was… Read more »

The Sweet Benefits of Cranberry Concentrate…and How to Make It.

Cranberries are a wonder drug.  I mean, food.  They provide many necessary benefits to our bodies: Boost immunity with their high antioxidant levels Promote and maintain bladder and kidney health Help relieve stress and lift dipping moods Support brain function and boost memory, similar to cilantro Aid in keeping heart disease at bay Assist in… Read more »

Mustard Curry Pickles

Zucchini aren’t the only green, cylindrical shapes abundant in gardens now: cucumbers follow in a close second position.  Rarely touted as nutrition powerhouses, cucumbers do have many healthy attributes (in raw form) that give you reason to include them in your diet: High in potassium, an important electrolyte Low in calories – only 15 in… Read more »

It’s Berry Season!

Happy berry season!  I’m just back from picking more than 5 lbs. of blueberries at my local patch and what a crop!  The bushes are loaded with large, perfectly ripe and ready-to-eat globes of purpley-blue bliss.  This is the most abundance I’ve seen in this field throughout the 5 years I’ve been picking there. Why… Read more »