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Produce Storage Cheat Sheet from 100 Days of Real Food

12 Jun

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Produce Storage Cheat Sheet

EWG’s 2014 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

12 Jun

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EWG’s 2014 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

Updated 2014 List! I always have these lists on my iPhone. So when I don’t have enough money for all organic then I check out this list to see what fruits and vegetables I could by non-organic and not consume so much pesticides.


FoodMatters published this article too:




24 Oct


An Example: Grams and Teaspoons of Sugar

People often want to convert sugar from grams to teaspoons because grams are listed on the Nutrient Fact labels of processed foods, and it’s easier for those of us who are used to Imperial units to mentally picture a teaspoonful of sugar instead of a gram of sugar. One teaspoon of granulated white sugar is close to four grams. If you buy a bottle of cola with 44 grams of sugar, you would divide 44 by 4, which is equal to 11 teaspoons of sugar. That’s a lot of sugar – and a lot of calories with no additional nutritional value.


Salad in A Jar

19 Sep

I love my food saver! I bought my very first one when I was 20! I also use this method to make sauerkraut, coconut kefir & how i store any left over raw creations, herbs etc. It really does work, been doing it for many years now.

Grape Tip!

19 Sep

Town and Country had 2 big bags of ORGANIC grapes in the discount rack for only $1.29. I took them home rinse and cleaned them up, then spread them on a cookie sheet to freeze for smoothies. Summer time this are great cold treats too!


Pretty big bag of Organic Grapes for $1.29. Can’t beat that!


Freeze Your Own Strawberries!

4 May


The store had a bunch of strawberries marked down. I bought 6 lbs of strawberries for $2.67! I sorted and threw the bad ones away, washed, cut and laid them bottom side down on pizza trays, then placed them in the freezer. Tomorrow I will break them up into individual pieces and put in freezer bags. I lost about a pound in waste but still 5 lbs of frozen strawberries for $2.67, you can’t beat that!

Still Growing!

7 Mar


It seems our fly problem is much better. I use to blow on the plants and at least 6-10 baby flies would scramble. Now I get 1-2 and even zero at times! No more young sprouts have died from the larva eating the roots. So happy! So it seems the nematodes are working. Once the soil dried on the surface I put a thick layer of diatamaceous earth. This barrier has seemed to stop the flies from laying more eggs.


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