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Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe

Hot! Hot! Hot! Its getting spicy around here today with some Homemade Hot Sauce! My inspiration for this recipe comes from the show Mexico – One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless. When I watch television, its almost always a food show. I cant help myself! AndMexico One Plate at a Time is one of my favorite shows to record. In 2012, when visiting Chicago, I had the opportunity to eat …

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Gluten-Free Cornbread Recipe

When I think of Thanksgiving, I often wonder about the first Thanksgiving and what that might have looked like.The first Thanksgiving occurred in the fall of 1621, between the Pilgrims and the native Wampanoag people. The meals were thought to have occurred for almost a week. Many of our modern-day traditional foods such as cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes were not even invented yet!Although our Thanksgiving meals have transformed over the years, I …

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About Organic Baby Supplies

Infants are exposed to greater concentrations of chemicals than adults. A baby’s smaller surface area and body mass make her exposure ratios higher. Babies also put everything into their mouths. From bottles to toys, if chemicals have been used in the production or cleaning, the baby may be exposed to chemicals. For parents who want to reduce their baby’s risk of exposure to toxic chemicals, organic baby supplies are an option.

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Join in the Fight to Make School Lunches Healthier!

Corn dogs, canned fruit and a bag of chipsthat was a typical hot lunch offering at the posh private school my daughter attended in Marin County, California six years ago. It took me, and five other Marin moms, more than a year to initiate organic lunch programs in our local private schools. We had to work hard to convince parents and administrators that it was worth an extra $1 a day to serve organic food to our kids. There are still many schools in my county where kids are given unhealthy (highly processed, microwaved and packaged) foods and drinks (soda and high fructose corn syrup sweetened juices) on campuses and in cafeterias. Instead of real and nutritious food, they are eating food that doesnt help their brains or bodies develop optimally.