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Kombucha – the “immortal life elixir” of ancient China, and so easy to make yourself!

In a culture as full of toxins, harmful chemicals, pollution and bad habits as ours, there probably is no such thing as a cure-all silver bullet to ensure optimal health. But, I think KristenM from the Food renegade blog nails … Continue reading

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The Living Building Challenge is kicking my butt!!!

Imagine that you are cooking dinner, but you are restricted to only using ingredients sourced from within a geographical radius of 500 kilometers. That’s a tad over 310 US miles. This would mean that if you use salt, you would … Continue reading

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

I just started reading the classic “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson. The book was first published in 1962, and became the spark that ignited the entire Green Movement. As a result of the newly awakened debate, a toxin known as … Continue reading

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