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#plantPOWER Day 6: Open-Faced Peanut Butter & Raw BLUEberry Jam Cake! by fortheloveofkale Posted Sat 06 Oct 2012 1:39pm Hey, plant lovers! Hope your weekend is off to a fantastic start. Today is say six of the #plantPOWER challenge and today’s theme is blue! Kasey has a beautiful interview on her blog to day, featuring the amazing and inspirational Amber from EpicSelf , so make sure you check it out – after you read this post of course. Exercise ... Read on »
Grown your own blueberries by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 06 Mar 2010 6:42am Little Giant Blueberry Plants can help you save money on your food budget! Blueberries are packed with goodness. They are one of the most beneficial superfood you can eat! Blueberries are literally bursting with nutrients and flavor, yet very low in calories. Recently, researchers at Tufts University analyzed 60 fruits and vegeta ... Read on »
Nettie's Placenta is Planted by Kathryn H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Apr 2009 11:44pm Early this morning, before breakfast we wandered outside and dug a hole, (navigating around the maple tree's roots) about two feet deep.  I carefully separated Nettie's frozen placenta from the plastic bag that carried it from our house on the Hill to our friend's basement, to our new home. The placenta was at the top of my list of things to ke ... Read on »
The Major Health Benefits Of Eating Blueberries Regularly by Mark .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 May 2010 1:23am This is a guest post by Jesse Chettle Eating fresh fruits of all kinds is very important to our everyday and long-term health. One of the most important of these fruits in blueberries. Blueberries are one of the most anti-oxidant rich foods known to man and eating them often can go a long way in helping people maintain their health. The ... Read on »
Permaculture Q&A: Michael Judd’s Blueberry Soil Mix by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 May 2014 8:00am As Permaculture Month continues throughout May, some of our expert authors are answering questions submitted by our readers. Here, Michael Judd reveals his special recipe for blueberry soil mix that imitates the plant’s natural forest edge habitat. For more do-it-yourself projects to turn your landscape into a luscious and productive edi ... Read on »
Blueberries by TopVeg !. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:00pm Fresh, homegrown Blueberries are possible!   Blueberries are superfruits with special health giving benefits.  They can be grown in the ground or in containers, on the patio, & will make a great gift or Christmas present for the gardener who has everything!  Click this link to buy a blueberry plant. blueberry Soil for blueberries sho ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: Wild Blueberries by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 20 Mar 2009 3:05pm Are wild blueberries more nutritious than regular blueberries? -- Sophia Durbitry [Location withheld] The main differences between wild blueberries and "regular" (planted) blueberries are their size (wild blueberries are smaller) and taste (wild blueberries are tangier and a little sweeter). From a nutritional standpoint, there isn't ... Read on »
Blueberry and Chocolate Cake by rebeccasubbiah Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 1:02pm Ingredients: 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup margarine or butter, 2/3 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1/2 blueberries and some chocolate!  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees 2. sift flour with baking powder and salt 3. cream marg and sugar then add eggs. 4. gently fold in flour and scape the sides add to tin, sti ... Read on »
Fruits Gone Bad - They Aren't Picked Ripe - Which Ones Ripen Off The Plant? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm It’s always a guessing game buying produce in the store. The fruit is never sweet, tomatoes don't taste like a tomato, in short, the taste leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I don't remember the last fully ripe juicy peach I had. The produce is being picked before it's ripe so the taste isn't there. Some fruits and veggies only ripen on the pl ... Read on »
Florida Resident Shifts $1,137 to Organic Foods, Native Plants & Worm Poop by Diane Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Jun 2010 6:14am Worm poop? It's not as crazy as it sounds (see post below). Worm castings (as they're more delicately called) make great organic fertilzer. They're also a terrific choice if you're looking for ways to shift your spending to greener products and services -- in this case, away from concentrated agricultural chemicals and towards all-natural soi ... Read on »