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Who Knew? "One of my most important food shopping tips ever--those annoying stickers on fruits and veggies tell you A LOT! 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown, 5 numbers starting with number 8 means they are genetically modified (GMO), and 5 numbers starting with 9 means they were organically grown (no pesticides or nasty GMOs)"

18 Awesome Body Hacks

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18 Awesome Body Hacks

18 Awesome Body Remedies #remedies#remedy#body remedies#body hacks#life hacks

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14 Fruits and veggies you should buy organic : Dirty Dozen Organic

The Dirty Dozen lists the top 12 (or actually 14), fruits with the highest pesticides. Keep this list close!

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How To Pick A Superstar Watermelon

A Pinner said: one of the most useful things I learned in culinary school was how to cut melon... I started cutting my watermelon this way and no longer dread it!


Kitchen Shortcuts and Timesavers

Fast Fruit Slices - use an egg slicer

To determine if your produce has been genetically modified, check the first number of the Price Lookup Code: 9=organically grown, 8=genetically modified. (Conventionally grown foods have only 4 number PLUs)

Thy Hand Hath Provided - a Mennonite mom's step by step instructions, with lots of pictures, on how they preserve food.

How to make your own condensed milk: 3/4 cup powdered milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup hot water Directions: In small bowl combine the powdered milk and the sugar. Set aside Put hot water into blender. Start blender. With blender going pour in the powdered milk /sugar mixture. Blend until smooth. This recipe equals one can of store bought condensed milk.

Apple Pie Smoothie: 5 almonds, small red apple, a banana, 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, milk, sprinkle of cinnamon

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Cooking Guide For Veggie-Lovers (Infographic)

Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheet! Cooking times for boiling, steaming, baking, roasting and microwaving vegetables. From @allysonreed #cookingtips #vegetables #broccoli #potatoes #zucchini

VEGGIE QUICHE (crustless) 3 handfuls of fresh spinach, 1 medium size onion, 2 cloves of garlic, 3-4 eggs, about 2 cups of broccoli, olive oil, and salt & pepper. Saute veggies pour eggs over bake at 350 15-20 minutes