Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
You can sow (plant) the seeds of most fruit and vegetable plants directly into your garden. It's the most affordable, convenient path to a bounty of fresh, delicious produce from your own backyard. So why would anyone want to buy costly seedlings... Read more
Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat... Read more
Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work... Read more
Expand your vocabulary or clarify some common gardening words and phrases with this easy-to-follow glossary of common terms. Bookmark this for later use!
Acidic soil - Any soil with a pH lower than 7.
Alkaline (basic) soil - Any soil with a... Read more
I'm not sure if this varies depending on the individual, but I've been eating a lot of carrots lately and my nails have grown pretty hard. My hair has also grown thicker too. I'm assuming it's because of the biotin that is in orange foods. Some other... Read more
My hair is just below the shoulders in length right now. I'm trying to grow it longer. I saw someone after a blow-dry at my hairdresser one day. She looked so glamorous with long hair. So, I'm trying to grow it a few inches longer. I will post a pic... Read more
I found a real good bread at Publix in the freezer section. It's called Ezekiel bread and it contains no flour. I love the 7 grain bread and toast it - then I spread whipped cream cheese or almond butter on it. You can also find this bread at a heal... Read more
Check out the different types of hummus. I was a hummus hater and recently tried edamame hummus. It's really made sandwiches so much better. It also goes really well with avocado and alfalfa sprouts. Half a serving is 45cal and contains some protein.... Read more
Thinly slice Cucumbers,Tomatoes,Green Peppers in rounds.Add a pinch of Black Pepper and Mustard Powders to a fat free Spread and mix well.Spread on slices of Bread of choice,place the sliced Veggies on top and cover with another slice.Cut in triangl... Read more
As a 19-year-old back in 1983, Jimmy John Liautaud set out to create the world's greatest gourmet sandwich. He created and tested his sandwich ideas on family and friends and eventually opened his first Jimmy John's. This young entrepreneur with a fo... Read more
I love a good burger--turkey, beef, pork, chicken, veggies, you name it! With my current focus on weight training, I think my body is craving extra protein. For me a lean burger is a quick, easy meal that, with added toppings, will never look o... Read more
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