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Lamb’s Quarters…A Delicious, Nutritious Wild Edible

Latin Name: Chenopodium album About the Plant: This annual belongs to the spinach and beet family.  A very common wild edible found in backyards, vacant lots, overgrown fields, and along roadsides. It is easy to identify, nutritious and delicious. Lamb ’s Quarters is dusted with a white powdery substance which is … Read More

Why I Love Creeping Charlie…

Creeping Charlie  Many people hate the sight of Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) will do anything to try to eradicate it. It is often considered an invasive weed that runs amok. But when I see this low growing plant with kidney-shaped leaves and beautiful, funnel-shaped, bluish-violet flowers in the spring, it … Read More

Combat Seasonal Allergies with Quercetin Rich Foods

Using Foods as Medicine: Foods with the Most Quercetin You may have heard of quercetin, but you probably don’t know exactly what it is or why you may need it. Well, let’s discuss the basics and find out why it is important to consume if you have seasonal allergies.   Quercetin is a natural occurring … Read More

Have You Heard the Buzz on Bitters?

Our modern diets are unquestionably very different from that of our ancestors. One of the traditional old world remedies for a myriad of health conditions was that of consuming bitter herbs just before or with meals. Today, however, people in America reach for Priolosec, Nexium or Prevacid for comparative digestive … Read More

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Why I Love Creeping Charlie…

Creeping Charlie  Many people hate the sight of Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) will do anything to try to eradicate it. It is often considered an invasive weed that runs amok. But when I see this low growing plant with kidney-shaped leaves and beautiful, funnel-shaped, bluish-violet … Read More

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Classic Leg of Lamb

Ingredients: 1 leg of lamb, bone-in or boneless 2 cloves of garlic, cut into slivers Juice of one lemon (1/2 cup) Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon of dry rosemary, crumbled Instructions: Place lamb in roasting pan. With sharp knife, make slits in surface of lamb. Insert garlic … Read More...

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