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Nutrition Facts About Oil

Nutrition Facts About Oil

Eating a Whole Food Plant Based diet (WFPB for short) is the magic elixir of life, like an old friend you can laugh with, like a snow-day, quitting your job, winning the lottery. There are lots of reasons why eating a Whole Food Plant Based […]

Healthy foods for kids

Healthy foods for kids

In their first couple years of life, children do not need much: they simply need to be loved, be safe, warm and well fed. One of the single best things you can do for your child is to start them young with a child-friendly, nutritious, […]

A Brief Thanksgiving History

A Brief Thanksgiving History

In 1620, a group of people sailed to the new world, what is now America. Their ship was called the Mayflower and they were known as Saints and Strangers. A large number of them were fleeing religious persecution, the Saints, and the rest were just […]

Edible wild plants guide

Edible wild plants guide

Anyone who has a lawn or garden can tell you: weeds are inevitable. No matter what you carefully plant or how often you mow, weeds will prevail unless you keep on top of them daily. They’re annoying and unsightly, but guess what? Some of them […]

What Are the 5 Tastes?

What Are the 5 Tastes?

They’re not a Doo Wop group!  The 5 tastes are taste sensations that can be categorized into five basic tastes of: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent. Taste is important because it senses both harmful and beneficial foods, called adversive or appetitive. For example, Sweetness helps to […]

Pungent food list

Pungent food list

The pungent taste is the hottest of all five tastes and can be found in numerous vegetables (chili peppers, garlic, and onions) and in spices (black pepper, ginger, and cayenne). The difference between spicy and pungent is negligible. In small amounts, the pungent taste can […]


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