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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 4 Nov 3 COMMENTS

Savoring Sun-dried Tomato Oil

Waste not. For all of my adult life I’ve been thrifty. I especially like to make my food dollars go farther. I enjoy re-purposing leftovers, even small amounts of them, turning them into new dishes and meals. Maybe it’s a signature soup or stew that I make from a little…

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Frozen Desserts,Green Living,Health Tips 21 Oct 3 COMMENTS

Safe Storage Containers for Frozen Desserts

Commonly used plastic food and beverage containers can undermine your health by leaching toxic chemicals into the foods and beverages you consume. This can contribute to endocrine disorders, birth defects, and cancer. While we can’t eliminate all risks, we can certainly reduce our exposure to these harmful chemicals by being…

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Books,Eco Tips,Green Living,Health Tips 21 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel Albert talks about The Politics Of Healthy Eating & The Garden of Eating

Michael Pollan, esteemed author of The Omnivores Dilemma, In Defense of Food, Food Rules, The Botany of Desire, and Cooked, has revolutionized the way many people look at food, from what’s in it to where it comes from and what was done to it before and after it was raised,…

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Green Living,Restaurant Reviews 19 Jul 0 COMMENTS

Looking to Indulge? Try Indulge Burger

I’m always on the lookout for restaurants in the Phoenix metro area that have gluten-free menus. I write a food column for Arizona Weekly Magazine. While I don’t have to limit my selections to places with gluten-free menus, I definitely prefer those that do. I follow a wheat-free and gluten-free…

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Appetizers & Dips,Beverage,Breakfast,Eggs,Green Living,Vegetables 23 Jun 0 COMMENTS

How to Cook an Ostrich Egg

I love eggs, have since I was a child. Scrambled eggs, fried eggs, poached eggs, hard boiled eggs, deviled (I call them Angeled) eggs, omelets. Besides chicken eggs, I’ve tried duck, quail, goose, and emu eggs, even Chinese 1000 year eggs, which incidentally aren’t 1000 years old. What I hadn’t…

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Green Living,Restaurant Reviews 3 May 0 COMMENTS

Hop on Over to HopDoddy Burger Bar

I’ve eaten at Hopdoddy several times over the last couple of years and I LOVE it. Everyone I’ve gone with has also been really enthused about the place, the company’s ethics, and the food. I finally know where the funky name for this fabulous burger place came from! Btw: this…

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Books,Green Living,Health Tips,Money Saving Tips 29 Apr 0 COMMENTS

10 Cool Tips for Warm Weather Cooking

Don’t stop cooking when the temperature rises. Even when it’s hot outside, your body requires a steady supply of super nutritious food. You can’t subsist entirely on salads and smoothies and expect to feel satisfied, nor can you subsist on a steady diet of restaurant food and expect to get…

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Appetizers & Dips,Condiments,Green Living,Herbs & Spices 12 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Nourished Butter & Bone Broth

Maybe you’ve heard about the benefits of Bone Broth (aka Bone-Building Broth), Ghee made from the fat skimmed from the milk of pasture-raised cows, and Compound Butter, but do you have the time to make them? If not, there’s an easy solution if you live in the Phoenix metro area!…

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Dessert,Frozen Desserts,Fruit,Green Living,Product Review 31 Mar 1 COMMENTS

Yonanas: A Fast & Easy Ice Cream Alternative Made from Fruit

Who doesn’t like the refreshing taste of creamy, cooling, frozen desserts during the heat of summer or the dog days of Autumn in Arizona?  (I know some of you like frozen desserts all year round, even if you don’t live in Arizona.) Imagine a frozen dessert that you can enjoy…

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