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Sautéed Sprouts

I love brussels sprouts. Yes I know, this may make me seem strange to you, if you haven’t had them cooked correctly, but I hope you’ll give this recipe a try and let me know what you think! They are … Continue reading

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Lush Winter Greens

Since our community garden and the local farmers market are bursting with fresh vibrant greens, I wanted to remind you of an old favorite recipe and share a new one. In case you’ve forgotten, I am originally from Ayden, NC, … Continue reading

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Super Kale!

Kale has become incredibly popular as a “Super Food”.  Yes, it is packed with nutrition, but it is also really delicious.  Like the other cruciferous vegetables, Kale is known to have anti-carcinogenic qualities, and it is also an excellent source … Continue reading

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Terrific Thanksgiving Side Dish: Roasted Brussels Sprouts- A notorious vegetable you really should love

I’ll admit it, long ago even I cringed at the thought of Brussels sprouts. As a child, the few times I had them they were the grey, formerly frozen variety that smell unpleasant thus seeming to taste even worse. But … Continue reading

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Nourishing Our Community

The Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Statistics revealed in 2007 that the urban core of Jacksonville has an alarmingly high infant mortality rate: 15.04 per 1,000 live births. This is more than double the national average and ranks … Continue reading

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