Microgreens: All You Ever Wanted to Know

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

Since their introduction to the Californian restaurant scene in the 1980s, microgreens have steadily gained popularity. These aromatic greens, also known as micro herbs or vegetable confetti, are rich in flavor and add a welcome splash of color to a variety of dishes. Despite their small size, they pack a nutritional punch, often containing higher …

Microgreens: Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

Turns out microgreens are not just a plain good-for-you food or a healthy garnish on salads and soups. Scientific research now proves that these tiny seedlings harvested and eaten when they are just a few inches tall are a real superfood packed with antioxidants and other health-promoting nutrients. HealWithFood.org combed through recently published scientific research …

10 Best Herbs to Grow Indoors

October 7, 2021 0 Comments

Whether you’re an aspiring green thumb or an experienced gardener, choosing easy herbs to grow indoors can be a great way to spice up your cooking while producing some of your own food. Of course, there are a few details to consider if you want to start cultivating an indoor garden. For example, providing plants adequate light …

Start an Indoor Vegetable Garden This Winter

October 2, 2021 0 Comments

With enough light and heat, you can grow your own vegetables all year round. Just because the days are getting cooler and shorter here in the northern hemisphere, that doesn’t mean you should stop harvesting homegrown food. Instead, consider starting an indoor garden with edible crops that you can enjoy throughout the winter. According to The …

How To Save Your Seeds For Planting Next Year

October 2, 2021 0 Comments

One of the most important questions many have while on a path to a more self-sufficient life is how to save their seeds year to year.  Once you’ve become a pro, you’ll be spending much less time shopping and more time enjoying the simple life. Seed saving is one of those daunting tasks that seems …

Facebook Labels Gardeners as Possible Extremists

September 28, 2021 0 Comments

In other words, Facebook is labeling people who are preparing their food supply as potential extremists, but in August 2021, the social giant was fine with extremist groups like the Taliban taking over Afghan social media accounts. Facebook labels posts about preparedness or self-reliance as extremist ideas, warning that “violent groups try to manipulate your …

Edible Vaccine-mRNA vaccines in Lettuce & Tomatoes.

September 26, 2021 0 Comments

“Ideally, a single plant would produce enough mRNA to vaccinate a single person.” Giraldo went on to say, “We are testing this approach with spinach and lettuce and have long-term goals of people growing it in their gardens.” [source]  As if our food wasn’t already tainted enough, researchers are now working on putting mRNA vaccines …

Make the most of Your Tomato Harvest

September 7, 2021 0 Comments

Thanks to an extra-long Spring season this year, our gardens have been especially generous and now we have an overabundance of vegetables – especially our beefsteak tomatoes. This new series will discuss how to use up that extra produce in your garden. Let’s start with what you can do with excess tomatoes. Tomatoes are a …

How to Make Cream of Mushroom Soup

September 6, 2021 0 Comments

  Cream of mushroom soup, with its rich and earthy flavor, is considered a comfort food that could keep you warm and satisfied using only a few but healthy ingredients. It is a classic dish that is easy to cook, perfect for a light but filling dinner. This full-flavored starter is best consumed with a …

Roasted broccoli soup

September 5, 2021 0 Comments

With the first hints of Autumn floating on the slightly cooler air currents my appetite turns towards hearty cream soups. Nothing takes the chill from your bones like a creamy broccoli or cauliflower soup. Here is a good recipe I found for broccoli soup. -Oldfart Roasting the broccoli brings out the full flavor of this …