Fermenting is Fun!

Fermenting is Fun!

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen,
AND healthy!  And done too little anymore.  Let's talk about this. Think about it.  People, pretty much always, need to eat food.   Food in much of the world isn't available year-round, much l ...

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Awesome Avocados!

Awesome Avocados!

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen, To Your Health,
Maligned by some because of their fat content, avocados are actually a very healthy food by themselves and a great alternative to some that are less so.  Let's take a look at avocado fun facts, healt ...

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Fabulous Flaxseed

Fabulous Flaxseed

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In The Herb Garden, In the Kitchen,
Flax History.  A tiny seed with a big name - Linum usitatissimum - has an even bigger history and an incredibly varied list of uses in the human world.  Commonly known as flaxseed, or linseed, this ...

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Bring on the Broth!

Bring on the Broth!

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen, To Your Health,
Broth?  Yes, broth!  Besides being a great staple base for soups, sauces, gravies, etc, it can also be a very healthy way to use your food as medicine.  Easy to digest and nourishing when you need ...

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Keen on Quinoa!

Keen on Quinoa!

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen,
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations named 2013 The International Year of the Quinoa, so this ancient grain originating in South America has gained some status!  Relatively ne ...

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How to Live Longer

How to Live Longer

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen, In the News,
  This isn't news to the naturopathic community and the many people who are increasingly looking to diet as their front line of health promotion, but it's nice validation!  And if you are on ...

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Are You Nuts?

Are You Nuts?

Posted by Wellspring, Category: In the Kitchen,
Nuts are a powerhouse of nutrition and a great part of most healthy diets. While they often get a bad rap for being high in fat (which is true, of course), their benefits far outweigh this concern whe ...

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