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Organic Pantry Cooking For Less Than $5 a Meal

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Let’s face it, we’re all trying to cut corners here and there to make our monthly budgets work for us, without having to sacrifice nutrition or flavor. Purchasing all organic foods can come with a hefty price tag, if you don’t know how to do it.

What Food Ads Would Say If They Were Honest (Parody)

HFCS is NOT fine in moderation

by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Originally Published at Truthstream Media Remember that one high fructose corn syrup commercial espousing how it’s got “the same calories as sugar” and is “fine in moderation”? You’ve seen the industry-sponsored propaganda about how wonderful the ingredients are that are put in your food.Read the Rest…

Food Security: Ramping Up The Amount You Harvest

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by Lizzie Bennett Originally Published at Underground Medic As preppers we are far more aware of what’s going on around us than the population at large. We are rightly concerned about the future, and food security for the future occupies our minds on almost a daily basis. We know weRead the Rest…

Self-Sufficient Home Recipes: Easy to Make Raw Milk Cheese

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by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Originally published at Truthstream Media Homemade just tastes better – plus, we get to control the ingredients. Melissa Melton and I got some raw milk from the farm and a simple cheese making kit. From there, we figured out how to make some simpleRead the Rest…

Rising Food Allergies Triggered by GMO Ingredients In 80% of Groceries?

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by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Originally published at Truthstream Media Are genetically modified foods connected to the rise of food allergies and digestive disorders? Since genetically modified foods hit the market in the 1990s, allergies have skyrocketed. Studies compiled by Jeffrey M. Smith, head of the Institute for ResponsibleRead the Rest…

Are Pesticide-Drenched Foods Really as Healthy as Organic? The “Experts” Say So…

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by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Originally published at Truthstream Media Pesticides are made to kill things. People who don’t want to eat pesticides often choose organic foods to avoid them. But does that really make sense? … Well yeah, it kind of does. Duh. The public has been repeatedlyRead the Rest…

How Does Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Wind Up in Organic Meat?

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by Heather Callaghan Originally published at Natural Blaze There is a dizzying and vicious cycle of the overuse of antibiotics in meat production. Animals make up over three quarters of antibiotic use which has helped create a public health crisis. We are now on third-generation drugs that are not combating theRead the Rest…

20 Ways to Build a Whole Food Kitchen on a Half Price Budget

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Making a trip to the grocery store these days is like running a gauntlet.  From one side you are assaulted by food-like substances in brightly labeled packages, some even touting exaggerated health benefits from the toxins within.  From the other side, you are gouged and poked by cleverly marketed “natural”Read the Rest…

A Peek into an Organic Prepper’s Pantry

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Much has been written about building a preparedness pantry, but not quite as much information is available about a whole-foods version of that pantry. We build food stockpiles for many reasons: To combat the weekly increase in the price of food To be ready for unforeseen disasters that preclude usRead the Rest…

The Top 14 Fruits and Veggies to Buy Organic

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The Environmental Working Group has released its 2013 list of The Dirty Dozen Plus and The Clean Fifteen. The suggestions given by EWG are based strictly on the levels of contamination from pesticide.  The Clean 15 list does contain items that are potentially genetically modified, so you must be awareRead the Rest…