Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans Ingredients 3 cloves fresh garlic plus 2 extra cloves of fresh garlic. 1 tsp-1 tbsp chili flakes or fresh chilis (optional) 2/3 cup good olive oil ½ lb fresh green beans, ends trimmed 1 lemon, juiced Directions First, peel and smash the first 3 cloves of garlic. Add to a small sauce…

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Organic Farming vs. Conventional Farming

Organic Farming vs. Conventional Farming The differences between organic and conventional foods stem directly from the farming methods that were used during the food’s production. Many people are unaware of some of the differences between the two practices. Agriculture has a direct effect on our environment, so understanding what goes into our agriculture is important….

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Spiced Honey Chicken Wings

Spiced Honey Chicken Wings Ingredients 1 dozen chicken wings ¼ cup Honey 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar ½ tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp chili flakes Slivered green onions Mix together honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, lime juice and chili flakes. Optional: marinate overnight. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Toss wings with…

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How to Avoid GMO

How to Avoid GMO There are all kinds of labeling out there on packages, produce, you name it. You can buy whole grain, low fat, sugar free, etc. You can check packaging for aspartame, high fructose corn syrup, and other potentially harmful and unnatural ingredients. This all stems from the belief that we have the…

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Canelloni Bean & Tomato Summer Salad

Canelloni Bean & Tomato Summer Salad Ingredients 1 can cannelloni beans (12-15 oz), drained and rinsed 1 tbsp chopped fresh greek oregano 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh sweet basil ¼ cup sliced olives of your choice 2 tbsp sliced red onion 1 pint halved/quartered cherry and heirloom tomatoes 1 bunch of arugula 3 tbsp good olive…

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Roasted Vegetable Tacos

Roasted Vegetable Tacos Ingredients: • 1 medium sized zucchini • 1 large yellow onion • 1 yellow bell pepper • 1 green bell pepper • ½ pint cherry tomatoes • 4 cloves of garlic • 2 tbsp olive oil • 1 tsp cumin • Salt and pepper • Tortillas (taco size) • Wiebe Farmhouse Chipotle…

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The Wonderful World of the CSA

The Wonderful World of the CSA Community Supported Agriculture, or more commonly known as “CSA,” is a growing trend in many areas. Although more and more people are catching on, many still don’t know what a CSA is or what its benefits are. CSA’s have actually been around for more than 25 years. There are…

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