Quinoa Mango Salad — Integrative Nutrition Recipes

  By Alexandra Napoli, HCTP July 2014 This quinoa and mango salad is a fresh and delicious way to enjoy nutrient-dense ingredients. It’s a colorful dish filled with plant-based protein, healthy fats, and fiber that will keep your hunger at bay. 193 more words via Quinoa Mango Salad — Integrative Nutrition Recipes Advertisements

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Bean Consumption Linked to Longer Lifespans? — My Best Life Secrets

The Seventh Day Adventists of Loma Linda, California live on average 10 years longer than the average American. While researching their diet secrets, I stumbled upon the fact that beans are one of their staple foods. Researching further into the humble legume led me across other studies that cite bean intake as the most important […] […]

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Sprouted Flour Packed with Nutrition

I wrote an article a few days ago on a 4 ingredient flat bread.  This included “sprouted wheat flour”.  This was the first time I had heard of it and it turns out that sprouted grain packs a nutritional punch.  Then I wrote about growing fodder over the winter for your chickens and the benefits of […]

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Benefits of Microgreens

Microgreens are vegetables and herbs that are harvested between 1 to 3 weeks.  They are the same plants but they are said to have more nutrients that the fully grown vegetable.  Microgreens have a high antioxidant content making it food that prevents diseases and promotes health.  Studies have shown that there are high levels of […]

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Farm Eggs vs Store Bought Eggs

Have you ever wondered if there really is a difference in nutrition between farm fresh eggs and store bought eggs?  Well, there is a difference.  Farm fresh eggs have a lower amount of the bad cholesterol and saturated fat.  They also contain more Vitamin A, D, E and omega 3.  The shell is thicker and […]

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Sheep, Goat, and Cow Milk Nutrition

For the most part people gravitate towards cows milk unless there is an issue digesting it.  There are alternatives such as soy, rice and almond milk but if you are starting a homestead you may want look into goat or sheep milk.  Goat milk is definitely more popular, but both sheep and goats have smaller […]

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Malanga or Potato?

Malanga is a root vegetable usually found in the Caribbean and Africa.  The skin is dry and hairy and a bit thicker than a potato.  You can use a potato peeler to remove the skin but hold it tight because it is slippery.  It is also a bit lighter in color than the potato.   […]

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Are you thinking of Goats for Dairy?

If you have never tried goats milk, maybe it time.  When considering how much space you have for live stock on your homestead, you might begin to lean towards goats for dairy.  Here is just some information I have gathered to help you decide. Benefits: Less space – 2 to 10 goats per acre Less […]

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