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April 10, 2013

At the Market: All Hail To Kale

Kale seems to be the new “it” food. Everywhere you look, kale is the featured ingredient – kale chips, kale pasta, kale pancakes, and kale smoothies. But it’s no surprise; kale is rich in calcium, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and it has a high concentration of the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and K. Look for [...]

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September 6, 2011

The Back 40

It’s unusual for me not to blog every other week, but the past month has been different; I’ve been farming. For those of you who regularly read The Voice of Reason, you know I don’t like to blog unless the topic has value. I don’t post pictures of my lunch, a restaurant meal I ordered [...]

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May 2, 2011

Calming a Sea of Controversy: The Truth about Norwegian Farmed Fish

The Earth’s oceans have become a treasure trove for everything from new antibiotics and potential anti-cancer drugs to wrinkle-plumping peptides and marine-based exfoliants. You can’t pick up a magazine or newspaper without reading about the virtues of eating fish. The ocean, it appears, is Mother Nature’s organic pharmacy. Ironically, we seem to be caught between [...]

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November 22, 2010

Vegan Stuffing Muffins

Whether you’re going meatless for a day, a month, for the earth or for the animals, there are numerous benefits to enjoying plant-based meals. Having so many clients and friends who are vegetarian (or vegan), I decided to dedicate today’s post to stuffing, a Thanksgiving favorite that’s usually made with chicken broth and thus, off-limits. [...]

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September 1, 2010

Responsibility, Freedom and Chocolate Cheesecake

I’m so tired of reading about what we can’t eat, shouldn’t eat, what will kill us if we eat it, etc., etc. I’m actually getting numb to the Tweets, posts, blogs and headlines about Big Food, Big Factories and Big Portions. Honestly, this Labor Day weekend, I’m going to grill a Big Steak (and no, [...]

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