Beans, Beans, Beans…the Magical Musical Fruit

Tweet   If you find this post useful, please take one second to like, share, or tweet it. Thanks!   ©2009  Shanna Lea (formerly Shanna Ohmes) Did you know there are 13,000 species of the legume family?  Legumes include beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils, peanuts, cashews...
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How Traditional Cultures Use Pumpkins

Tweet     If you find this post useful, please take one second to like, share, or tweet it. Thanks!   ©2009  Shanna Lea (formerly Shanna Ohmes)     With Halloween a week away, I thought we would explore what to do with that pumpkin...
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The 7 Root Sisters of Winter

Tweet   If you find this post useful, please take one second to like, share, or tweet it. Thanks!     ©2009  Shanna Lea (formerly Shanna Ohmes) Root vegetables have been a part of traditional diets for thousands of years.  In fact, root veggies have...
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Sweetbreads and Black Pudding

What is one essential food held sacred by our ancestors of all cultures that today we tend to disregard and throw away? Why did they value it so highly? And how can we get it back into our diet today?
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Herbal Vinegars for Your Health

Tweet   If you find this post useful, please take one second to like, share, or tweet it. Thanks!   ©2009  Shanna Lea (formerly Shanna Ohmes) Herbal vinegars are delicious and nutritious for your health.  They are made by infusing herbs in a jar of...
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Herbal Honey for Colds, Flu, Heart and More!

Herbal honeys have been used by traditional cultures, wise women, grandmothers and mothers for thousands of years. Herbal honeys are culinary, medicinal and delicious. They are made by cutting or chopping fresh herbs and mixing them with honey and setting them out to infuse for several days or weeks.
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