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Micro Kale & Crispy Tofu Quinoa Bowl

Micro Kale & Crispy Tofu Quinoa Bowl

This easy lunch bowl recipe featuring kale microgreens is hearty, filling, and you can make it your own by using what you have at hand. Your choice of protein, and veggies to add is what makes this bowl drama free!
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Sunflower Microgreens & White Bean Dip

Sunflower Microgreens & White Bean Dip

Sunflower Microgreens have a unique, nutty flavor and are an increasingly popular ingredient in pesto! This versatile dip can be eaten with veggies, as a spread on toast, on pizza, as a dip with chips, or quesadillas. 
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What's All The Fuss Around "Eating Local"?

What's All The Fuss Around "Eating Local"?

Think you can't taste the difference between kale picked yesterday and kale picked last week, factory-washed, and sealed in plastic? Think again!

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Little Known Benefits of Broccoli Microgreens

Little Known Benefits of Broccoli Microgreens

Broccoli is notorious for being one of the most disliked vegetables. Despite its notable appearances in classics like Chicken Broccoli Alfredo and Broccoli Cheddar Soup, the vegetable hasn’t quite bounced back from it’s heinous reputation. What’s so great about the stuff, anyway? A lot, actually.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Sunflower & Pea Microgreens

Butternut Squash Soup with Sunflower & Pea Microgreens

It’s official- I took the journey into my cluttered closet and pulled my jacket out earlier than usual this year. Just last week I was complaining about the weather being too hot and muggy and now… winter is coming. Every year, fall and spring get shorter while winter and summer reach new extremes. Climate change? Most definitely- but that subject is too heavy for a soup recipe.
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Make Moderation Your Mantra & Transform Your Health

Make Moderation Your Mantra & Transform Your Health

I am a 37 year old eating disorder survivor, and more recently, I’ve been kicking butt at healing and regenerating my body, from inflammation and chronic disease.

Here’s what I’ve learnt about eating for wellness.

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Why You Need Sunflower Microgreens in Your Apocalyptic Toolbox

Why You Need Sunflower Microgreens in Your Apocalyptic Toolbox

The pandemic has officially made me lose my mind. Chronic hand washing has become my full-time job. Friday nights are spent playing board games with my parents. The end is not in sight.

As crazy making as all of this is, it’s important to take steps to keep ourselves healthy. With the looming threat of infection, our bodies need our attention more than ever.  How can we support our immune system?

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A Former Dieter’s Guide to Microgreens

A Former Dieter’s Guide to Microgreens

I’ve been dieting for as long as I can remember. Second grade marked the first year my doctor would suggest I lose weight. It was not the last. If you think that eight years old is too early to start dieting, you are absolutely right.  Sadly, I have a feeling that many readers will relate. Despite my long, tenuous journey with my body image, I never reached my “goal weight”. 
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Not Your Average Potato Salad

Not Your Average Potato Salad

Everybody loves potatoes, and they’re a staple at any cookout. More specifically, potato salad. Let’s ditch the mayonnaise-drenched grocery store potato salad and make something better. Potatoes don’t have to be empty carbs- in fact they have benefits of their own...
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5 Reasons You Need to Eat Purples!

5 Reasons You Need to Eat Purples!

The old saying, “eat your greens”, has haunted many of us since childhood. The battle of the broccoli has ruined family dinners for decades, turning every meal into a power struggle. 
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What Are Microgreens, Anyway?

What Are Microgreens, Anyway?

Chances are you’ve heard of “microgreens”, but you have no clue what they are. Information online is new, existing primarily in dense clinical studies riddled with medical jargon.

The question remains: what are microgreens?

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Recreating My Restaurant Favorite at Home with Microgreens

Recreating My Restaurant Favorite at Home with Microgreens

When all of the restaurants closed down in March, I found myself out of a job. In addition to the struggle of getting laid off, dining out was no longer an option.
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