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Recalls and Industrialized food systems

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Recalls and Industrialized food systems

There's way more value in LOCAL, SMALL FARM-DIRECT products and it's In our long-term HEALTH....Here's some guidance through the modern food maze...

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Heart Healthy Wild Fish

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Heart Healthy Wild Fish

Healthy Wild Fish! From snapper to sole, tilapia to tilefish, there’s a wide variety of fish to choose from at your grocer’s fish counter. The American Heart Association (AHA) says that eating at least two 3.5-ounce servings of fish per week, such as salmon, mackerel, herring, lake trout, sardines, and albacore tuna, can help beat heart disease and heart attack. But there’s a catch: Research shows that so-called “heart-healthy” fish like these may not be so healthy for you after all. In fact, according to the AHA and other leading health organizations, some types of fish may contain high levels of methylmercury,...

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Leftover Turkey Soup

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Leftover Turkey Soup

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins   This Leftover Turkey Soup recipe is a healthy way to use your Thanksgiving leftovers! It's packed with flavorful veggies, and is dairy-free for easier digestion.  Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion , chopped 4 carrots , chopped 5 celery stalks , chopped 2 cloves garlic , minced 3/4 teaspoon ground sage 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes freshly ground black pepper 1/2 head cauliflower , cut into florets 4 cups water 2 cups leftover turkey , shredded or cut into small pieces 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk Instructions Heat the olive oil in a large pot over high heat, then saute the onion, carrots, and celery until they...

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Paleo-friendly Caramelized Onion Apple Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Paleo-friendly Caramelized Onion Apple Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

  Caramelized Onion, Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash {Paleo & Whole30} Easy and healthy Stuffed Acorn Squash packed with an abundance of sweet and savory flavor! Caramelized onions, sweet Italian sausage, apples, spinach and fresh herbs stuffed inside perfectly roasted acorn squash, then broiled to perfection. Paleo and Whole30 friendly! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Course: Dinner or Side, Lunch, Paleo Breakfast Servings: 5 servings Ingredients 2 small/med acorn squash cut in half lengthwise and seeds/strings scooped out 1 lb Pork Sausage casings removed if necessary 1 large onion or 2 small cut in half and sliced thin 3 tbsp Ghee or coconut oil, or other cooking fat (for caramelizing...

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All about Pastured Turkeys

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All about Pastured Turkeys

Thanksgiving is around the corner and a pastured bird is THE BEST! A few Key Points: Remember the old adage, “you are what you eat”? Well, current research is taking that principle one step further. When it comes to meat, you are what your food ate. Most people recognize intuitively that animals raised outside — allowed to roam around and practice normal animal behaviors — are happier and better for the environment. In addition to the benefits to the animal and pasture quality, there are also benefits for us as “the eaters.” Simply put, turkeys raised on pasture have an...

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