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No I am not talking about the weird little plant head we got as kids.  We can eat those little seeds...
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    They’re Loaded

    After learning so much about Turbana and their causes, I wanted to do my part and support the company.  I headed to the store and purchased some Turbana plantains.  This was a little scary for me,...
    March 2, 2016 524 0
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    Growin’ to Eat

    So the other petal in this bouquet is the fact many of us are now growing what we eat – and it’s called “edible landscaping.” Clever, eh? The site is interestingly named and you might question...
    March 2, 2016 623 0
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    Totally Turmeric, Dude!

    As millennials, we are always in search of new and exciting culinary finds.  I have found one, turmeric!  I was lucky enough to try Frieda’s fresh turmeric root over the last few days and where has...
    January 25, 2016 413 0
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    Time to Get Our Cranberry On

    One thing we have always seen on the table is the cranberry sauce to accompany the turkey.  Well for me, I was always freaked out about the jelly that was still in the shape of a...
    November 19, 2015 399 0
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    I Go To The Woods For Mine

    Now, I grew up in Idaho and people hunt for their food there.  If you can’t go hunting for a turkey, there are great options for a free range, organic turkey.  There are so many benefits...
    November 19, 2015 760 0
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    Crazy Like a Coconut

    The rise of diabetes and healthy eating trends, have given way to sugar alternatives.  Coconut sugar has become a front runner in this movement.  We ask ourselves, what is coconut sugar? Authoritynutrition.com gave a great explanation...
    November 12, 2015 490 0
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    All Treat, No Tricks

    With a lot of millennials jumping on the organic bandwagon, Halloween should be no different.  There are many reasons to offer organic treats.  They are healthier, you know what is in them, and they are yummy. ...
    October 23, 2015 387 0
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    More on Gluten-Free

    SFA and Mintel also have documented that 21 percent of Millennials who buy specialty foods plunk down money for gluten-free. We’ve done our homework, and we know that gluten-free is a lifestyle for people with celiac...
    September 3, 2015 780 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Better Bod. Better Smile.

    When we think of fresh produce, we tend to dwell for a long time on sweet oranges (paired with semi-sweet chocolate, a combo that cannot be surpassed by anyone anytime anyhow) and/or huge Fuji apples, which...
    August 10, 2015 750 0
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    You say you want organic?

    It’s hard to believe organic was ever thought of as a passing fad, especially given that at one time everything was grown organically. Granted, there are some nasty little bugs that have found their way into...
    August 9, 2015 621 0
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    The Vegan Way-Our Way

    Those of us with Grandrockers who were at Woodstock and grooved to the Fab Four and the so-old-they’re-young-again Rolling Stones have seen well-worn copies of “Laurel’s Kitchen” and other vegetarian-vegan cookbooks. Funny how a generation or...
    June 20, 2015 465 0
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    Center of Plate… Flowers!

    How best to introduce the topic of edible flowers? We think this: “Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.”
– Unknown And how best to describe the universality of this resurging trend? Well, not...
    June 14, 2015 868 0
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    Oh, Mama! Umami!

    We all know about the four tastes, right? No, we’re not talking about NPR and PBS v. Duck Dynasty and NASCAR but rather salty, sweet, sour, and bitter. Those tastes. Anyway, turns out there’s actually a...
    May 25, 2015 1625 0
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    Time to EAT CLEAN

    Well, yes, we do advise that you wash your hands before preparing dinner and after chopping/dicing/whatever-ing your food prior to your meal. Wash up again after you’re finished prepping. Then, for good measure, wash again before...
    May 15, 2015 480 0
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    Salt of the Earth v. Salt of the Sea

    Who among us has not, as we’re opening a bag of greasy, salty potato chips (organic, of course), glanced at the sodium content in the dietary info on the back. Really? You haven’t? Well, you should!...
    May 4, 2015 965 2
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    Some Things Are Better Left Undone… or Uncooked

    By now we’ve all become familiar with the concept of raw food, and many of us have incorporated natural-state stuff into our daily diets – we love love love raw fruits, nuts and veggies and snack...
    April 23, 2015 700 0
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    Food for Thought and Food for Skin

    Chances are your kitchen now holds a trip to the spa… without the cost and the time away from FB and other necessities of life. We did a quick peek here at the EdgyPlate offices, and...
    March 24, 2015 550 0