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What’s So Great About Basil?

Did you know there are over 40 different varieties of basil? Purple, green and white shades. Cinnamon, lemon and mint aromas. Even non-edible versions that are simply for show. Mostly

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What’s So Great About Pineapple?

I decided today’s post needed a theme (beyond the usual “how to get your kids to eat more than 3 different foods” theme which is a given). Today’s theme is short and sweet. It

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What’s so great about sauerkraut

Well, according to www.germanfoodguide.com “Raw sauerkraut is a very healthy food. It is both very low in fat and high in vitamin C. It is also a good source of lactobacillus –

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What’s So Great About Watermelon

Yes we can all agree that watermelon is the super fun to eat fruit star of the summer. It’s like Easter Creme eggs – nobody eats it the other three

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What’s So Bad About Hot Dogs?

I know, I know….stop the presses. Hot dogs are bad for you?! Say what? We’ve all heard about what actually goes into the ubiquitous summer grill favourite (lips and… well you know, just

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What’s So Great About Mood Food?

No, we’re not going to the dark side and suggesting any hallucinogenic fungi! You can actually chemically alter your brain with real food, no criminal record to follow. Turns out there

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What’s So Great About Freekeh?

Wow, you really do have to enjoy your 15 minutes of fame because before you know it, you’re over! You know how neon is the new black, 50 is the new 40 and

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What’s so bad about wheatgrass?

But wait Kathy (I hear you saying), its green and it tastes gross, surely you’re going to tell us to eat more of it and demand we figure out a magical way to

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What’s so great about mangoes?

Oh, just protection from cancer, increased immunity from viral infections and lowered risk of macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness). But quite possibly the best thing about mangos: they taste…

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What’s So Great About Sea Vegetables?

Well, it’s not the name, that’s for sure. Two things kids just can’t get enough of, food that smells like fish and vegetables, ammiright? But they are actually quite nutritious