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Why Organic Matters

Why Organic Food Matters, Beyond Our Plates

When it comes to organic foods, we often tend to hear most about the benefits they may provide to our personal health. But it is important to understand other reasons why it is important to support organic agriculture – reasons that go beyond our plates.

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Sweet Potato with Chile and Lime

Where Are YOU On Your NOURISH Evolution? (and Sautéed Sweet Potatoes with Shallot, Chile, and Lime)

While everyone’s individual story is different, we all tend to move through the same five stages on the way from processed food to real food. And the more I shared about this idea, the more I could see how empowering it is to know what stage you’re in and what terrain lies ahead.

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Seven Foods to Keep in Your Kitchen at All Times

Seven Foods to Keep in Your Kitchen at All Times

I have a rule about unprocessed food: Whatever I buy gets eaten twice. The ripe figs dazzle me in my yogurt this morning, topped with toasted walnuts and honey. The rest will appear as tomorrow’s appetizer, broiled with goat cheese. My roasted chicken makes an elegant dinner, and then I shred the remains for salad the next day. It sounds rather gourmet, doesn’t it? But I haven’t planned it that way.

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