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Sauerkraut Recipes

This past Saturday I was walking around the store Jimbos with 3 members of my meetup group (Oleg, Faye + Linda) talking about how to pick your fruits and veggies at their prime, what to look out for and then we got to show and tell: my favorite items to buy at Jimbos. If you are interested in knowing more, ...

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UCSD Class – Healthy Healing Foods

Hi! Here’s Day 2 of info from the UCSD Class – Healthy Healing Foods.  It’s so important for me to teach that Food is Your Best Medicine. I do so on stage at the Fairgrounds in their kitchen up to 4 times in June for the last 3 years.  The many blogs on this topic I have written include: Inside ...

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Beans? Good or not?

Many people have been telling me lately that beans are not good for you. So I thought I would do this article on Beans? Good or not? The first site that comes up on the web is Reader’s Digest. They say that beans are high in Fiber, Protein, Vitamin B, Iron, Potassium and they’re low in Fat. So we’re good so ...

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Inside Dirt: Tomatoes. Beans. Peanuts.

Chef Marian here bringing you the Inside Dirt: Tomatoes. Beans. Peanuts. This blog is DOUBLE the size of my normal blog, but I can’t find anything to cut here… so enjoy a longer one today! Recently, someone brought to my attention that a health guru told him not to eat tomatoes (something about the skin and seeds being bad) and ...

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Skin Rashes: Food Helps

I think almost everyone has gotten some kind of rash in their lives. No? Well, I’m here to give you this article: Skin Rashes: Food Helps. Sometimes sweat causes it. Sometimes it’s your body reacting to something going on inside. I always talk about the fact that ‘Food is Your Best Medicine’. So if you are one of the many people experiencing rashes, ...

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Facts about Olive Oil and Cooking!

One of my readers recently questioned my recommendation to add olive oil to tomatoes and lightly sauté them. He was concerned about heating the olive oil saying both it removes their vitamins and that liquid oils are not meant to be heated. Well, thank you Reader! I love that you read my blog AND it gives me a chance to ...

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