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How to Use Up Nasty Tasting Chlorella Powder

Today you will learn how to turn this nasty nasty horse hay chlorella powder into…. cute, easily digestible chlorella pillsies…… I am one of those people that will buy a supplement, if I feel I’ll benefit from it and if it’s come up enough in my radar from various news sources. That being said….some supplements…especially …

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How to Clean Dehydrator Screens and Trays

I’ll share mine if you share yours…cleaning tips that is. Cleaning my Excalibur dehydrator trays and screens are probably my least favorite thing to wash, but I’ve found a few tricks that work. Important things to know, we don’t have a dishwasher. So – any washing has to be done in the sink. Really that’s …

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How to Cut Pineapple with a Pineapple Corer

Have you wondered how to make pineapple rings or even how to cut a pineapple? You’ve come to the right place. I have a long torrid affair with pineapple. It goes like this: I liked it – became allergic to it – and because I like to torture myself by trying it off and on …

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How to Freeze Bananas

Step 1: Let them get all spotty or sorta spotty Step 2: Peel them, please peel them – I have seen people put whole bananas with the skins in the freezer. This is gross and a time waster. When and if you do finally pull them out of the freezer they will be mush and …

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How to Soak Flax Seed for Dehydrated Crackers

I was starting to make a Holiday Spice Flax Cracker for a raw ginger bread house and thought I’d share the how to’s of the flax cracker. This needs to be prefaced with – I really dislike raw flax breads BUT I love flax seed crackers. Flax crackers have the best crunch and are a great substitute …

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How to Cut and Cube Pineapple with a Knife

Cube-ish style. Pineapple is delicious and fresh and juicy. I used to be allergic to it and now I’m not. Like hive patches on my ankles, thighs, and even my chest allergic. I don’t recommend doing this but I always tested it out every so often to see if I was still allergic. Much to …

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The Cost Savings of Homemade Vanilla Extract

Making your own vanilla extract?? Did you know you could or even think about the fact that you could? I didn’t until yesterday when Sayward Rebhal from Bonzai Aphrodite, posted one of the BEST ideas for a homemade gift – ever. Check out her post and instructions here. Funny story – just 2 days ago I used …

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The How To’s of Pink Banana Squash

Have you heard of the Banana squash? We bought one at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago. Yes, weeks ago. Thank goodness squash tend to last a long time. As you can see in the picture a Pink Banana Squash is elongated in shape and usually has light blue, pink or orange skin and is filled …

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How to Cut a Mango and How to Make Mango Noodles

I don’t have a picture of how to cut a mango. Ha, I just drew one in photo shop. At least it does the job. The interesting thing about the mango is the pit much like any fruit is right in the center but it runs the length of the fruit. I was surprised the …

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How to De-Stem Collard Greens for Wraps

The stems of hearty leafy greens are usually very bitter, so I like to remove the stem for a more palatable wrap. There are 2 ways that I de-stem my collard leaves and it will depend on the size of the leaf. Ginormous Leaves The first way is for ginormous leaves. Start by cutting along …

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