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Health Tidbits: Basil, King Of The Herb Garden

Most of us tend to hear the word basil and think of Italian food, but this herb wouldn't be called the king of herbs if it wasn't extraordinary, and used for more than just pesto.The word basil does in fact derive from the Greek word Basileus, which translates into king. Even in the Orthodox Churches, basil …

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Health Tidbits: Cauliflower Power!

From Indian to Mediterranean cuisine, cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can absorb flavors. It almost reminds me of tofu of the vegetable world, since its somewhat bland taste can be changed and amplified through spices. To others, it may remind them of looking a brain (maybe that's why they don't want to eat it). …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Corn- It Really is A-Maize-Ing!

I do apologize for being guilty of skipping some time off the weekly health tidbits, but I hope you have been enjoying the other content and hopefully some different ideas in the segments will be coming up soon since it will be summer (if you aren't below the equator). Since I do notice views coming …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: The Mouth Puckering Cranberry

Cranberries. The tart and sweet fruit that many Americans have come to love on Thanksgiving Day. However, there is more to this unique fruit than meets the eye and they are full of antioxidants. I originally did not know much about cranberries or where they had come from, but they are quite a special fruit …

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