If Bernard Preston's inspirational books do not awaken in you the desire to live long in the land, then alas I have failed! Oh yes, and the desire to sit under those trees you once planted, to nurture those grandchildren you have borne.
Alas, sometimes it takes a fist banging on the skull, or a pick axe to break open the frozen sea within us. Is poor health trying to tell you something...? Just where are you planning to live, if you don't look after your bod, eh?
Tree planting help suggests giving an avocado for Christmas or a yellowwood for a memorial. A deep, square hole filled with compost makes for a strong sapling.
Orange juice facts will convince you that squeezing your own is dramatic in both taste and nutrition. Pasteurizing reduces the anti-oxidant power by a half.
Avocado fat along with the olive comes from a fruit tree. Oleic acid is the vital compound that encases nerves in a myelin sheath; without it we would die.
Power of purple foods that along with strawberries also to help safeguard the eyes because of two phytochemicals known as lutein and zeaxanthin.
Beta carotene deficiency is rare but many have a moderate shortage from their food; taking it as a supplement is unnecessary and potentially dangerous.
Simple chicken coops give you free range eggs and a secure place for your hens. Those yolks have three times the omega-3, choline and vitamin B12.
Lima bean shakshuka can be cooked in a jiffy using them from a can but it's a poor shadow of the real deal.
Cooking lima beans are a real blessed addition to your nutritious living food; they are much more than just suffering succotash.
Salsa de peppadew is a piquant but not terribly hot sauce that will enhance any savoury dish.
Fast healthy dinner recipes can be done with a little aforethought, doing your best to get back to the wholesome food your grandmother once served.
How onions grow can provide wonderful fresh fronds to liven up your green salads.
Organic food green enables you to live long in the land by getting your salads; it is scientifically proven.
A sound and blameless body is surely something we all desire but it means saying a firm no to temptation and asking forgiveness when we have slipped.
What is potting in the garden is a catalogue of what to plant when, and their unique benefits. If you love the taste of food then plant and pick it yourself.
Indian saag recipe has many of our favourite ingredients; kale and spinach, cumin, coriander and chili.
Backyard permaculture may end up with solar generators and a huge vegetable and fruit garden making you largely self-sufficient.
Pan-fried toast gives a rich and luxurious flavour to your food. But will it make you fat?
Foods that lower cholesterol questions whether you have been suffering from erectile dysfunction since taking statins? You are not alone; think fatty fish.
Preserving olives is really only for those who want to enjoy them daily at an affordable price; generally the mark up from farmer to retailer is outrageous.
How to plant potatoes is hard work but if you can dig trenches you have earned the right to indulge despite the GI; freshly lifted they have half the starch.
Fava beans with cream and thyme can provide enough L-dopa for most of those suffering from Parkinson's disease so they do not need medication.
Getting your garden soil ready is important since it will then become a carbon sink and help prevent global warming. Chickens add their nitrogen too.
What are legumes is also important to grasp for those on very low starch food such as the ketogenic, Banting or Paleo diets.
Shelling large green beans may put many off, selecting canned varieties instead. But there is a technique to do it quickly and efficiently.
Induction cooktop stoves use half the energy of a conventional electric hob too. We now use it in preference to gas; it's faster and cheaper but it won't work with aluminium or copper based pots.
Canned versus dried chickpeas reveals that the convenience in making your quick hummus comes at a price.
Cooking chickpeas requires overnight soaking to help remove anti-nutrients like lectins and then heating under pressure reduces the boiling time.
Meaning of gluten goes into the chemistry which you need to grasp if it is your desire to continue enjoying wheat but not suffer from the undesirable effects.
Easy sourdough bread recipe takes less than ten minutes to make and allows you to choose how much salt and the flour; there is less gluten intolerance.
Ingredients for sourdough bread are just wholemeal flour, unchlorinated water and raw honey for the best loaf in the world.
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