Grow Sweet Basil and Make Avocado Basil Pesto!

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Few endeavors are as rewarding as gardening. It provides exercise and a reason to get outdoors --- not to mention gardening has been proven to help folks de-stress, teaches patience and provides better sleep; it saves money on the food bill, plus it …
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The Flower You Can Grow — and Eat

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Edible landscapes are all the rage. Planting garden veggies amongst the shrubbery is a smart utilization of tight space and an easy way to cut back on the grocery bill. Done right, it looks every bit as pleasing as a strictly ornamental landscape; …
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Edible DIY Project: Italian Cheese

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It’s fun to re-purpose old furniture or create a funky light fixture out of mason jars, but how about a DIY project you can eat? Cultures For Health is a web-based company that offers DIY starter kits to create homemade goodies such as yogurt, …
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How ‘Bout Dem Melons? We Try WTRMLN WTR

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I know it's not technically summer yet, but that doesn't stop me from getting excited when I get a little hint of what's to come: longer days, lots of miles on my bike, swimming in lakes instead of my gym's stuffy indoor pool, and all the fresh …
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Jicama, Carrot and Apple Slaw with California Walnuts

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Everybody is allowed a mistake now and again, but the fat-free trend of the 1990s was a doozy! The consumption of any fat was discouraged and foods labeled low- or non-fat were in high demand --- even if they contained oodles of refined grains and …
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