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Pressed Salad: Simple, Healthy & Tasty

Cabbage pressed with salt and vinegar saves nutrients and becomes easier to digest.

Cabbage pressed with salt and vinegar saves nutrients and becomes easier to digest.

Your family can help prepare this simple salad that is a healthy alternative to the common garden salad. Cabbage and Bok choy are the basic vegetables and to make it tasty and more digestible, it is pressed with a little added vinegar and salt. Cabbage is high on the list of the World’s healthiest foods and is easy on the pocketbook so why not try this technique to prepare it? Continue reading

Grow your own sprouts

Make your own sprouting jar.

Make your own sprouting jar.

Growing Sprouts

Norm, our neighbor, introduced us to growing sprouts for sandwiches, soups and salads. Sprouted seeds are packed full of vitamins and minerals needed for a healthy body. They are easy to grow and I wish now that we had started using them years ago. Here are two ways to grow sprouts so you can have a daily supply readily available. Continue reading

Leafy Green Salad: The best Anti-Cancer Food?

Leafy Green Salad: The best Anti-Cancer Food?  by Don R

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Deep-colored vegetables are packed with phytonutrients.

When a famous guy named Ponce traveled to Florida looking for the “Fountain of Youth”, it started us believing in magic pills, potions and food supplements as a cure-all. In the case of cancer, the AMA, it seems, is stuck on chemo, radiation and surgery as the best options for some forms of cancer. To think otherwise requires a double-blind study but that’s too technical for this post. Let’s just say that over the past 15 years there has been a lot of discussion about the role of phytonutrients and cancer prevention. Dark green salads contain phytonutrients so can we conclude that eating green salad is the answer to preventing cancer? Continue reading

Share Your Recipe: $2 salad for a Family of Six

Summertime is a perfect season to experiment with salads.

picture of a salad

Salad is a cooling choice for hot summer evenings,.

There is an abundance of low-cost greens, veggies, grain and fruit just waiting to be chosen and assembled into a delicious salad. Your challenge is to try something new and tell us about it. Continue reading