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How to Freeze Spinach for Future Smoothies

Can you believe this is a picture of frozen spinach? I almost can’t and I took the photo! It looks so fresh and tasty. Today we’re going to learn how easy it is to freeze spinach for future smoothies! It seems we always have spinach in our house. Sometimes we have spinach in bags or …

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

How to get rid of fruit flies? Yes and the answer is below. These extremely small flying pests can really send me into, as I lovingly refer to them, ‘a moment’. I will be swatting, clapping my hands, and sometimes sharing expletives. Fruit flies are just one of those teeny undesirable side effects of always …

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How to Peel and Mince Ginger

I LOVE ginger!! Do you? Ginger tips! If you want to use ginger throughout the week, mince or slice a couple inches and store in a tightly sealed container use in tea or water with lemon (really nice when you have a cold) stir fry’s salads dressings (toasted sesame oil, tamari sauce, minced garlic, and ginger …

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How to Work with Big Ass Celery and Celeriac Root

Have you ever seen this? Meet celeriac or celery root. I’m not sure I’ve heard of celeriac and I hadn’t seen it until I watched Mark Bittman’s The Minimalist: Creamy Curried Celery Root Soup.  I was stoked to find it at the Saturday Farmers Market. After a little bit of research, I discovered that celery and …

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How to Sprout Buckwheat Groats

First you may be asking what are buckwheat groats and why would I want to sprout them? Quick Facts about Buckwheat: They are the hulled seeds of the buckwheat plant Toasted groats are called kasha Triangular shaped No gluten in these babies Consist of high quality proteins and contain all 8 amino acids High in …

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How to De-Stem Kale

Today I’ll share how to de-stem kale. I find it hard to believe I knew nothing about kale until a year and half ago. I never EVER looked at that part of the produce section, where the really good for you greens are housed. You know, kale, parsley, cilantro, collards, dandelion greens, swiss chard, bok choy, …

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How to Make Date Paste

  I would love to have a date tree in my back yard. How awesome would that be? Very. Dates are a fruit born from the Date Palm tree. These trees can range from 49 ft – 82 ft tall. Humongous!! There are many varieties of dates, my favorite are Medjool. These are usually large, …

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