Monthly Archives: March 2021

The Tyranny of the Banana

The banana is an odd thing. It’s not a fruit and it doesn’t grow on trees. It is an herb and grows on a plant with a strong fibrous stem. Although the developed world loves ‘dessert’ bananas, it is the green non-sweet cooking banana or plantain that keeps many people alive during the ‘hunger season’ […]

Homemade Pesticide Recipes

How would you like to know a few homemade pesticide recipes that are not only safe, but will cost you next to nothing? It’s still possible to keep your garden free from pests without toxins and harmful chemicals. Most chemical pesticides are toxic to humans as well as pets and small animals that may enter […]

Beans Are Good Food

Beans are known as poor man’s meat and they’ve nourished the world since the beginning of time. Dried beans, also known as legumes, are packed with nutrients. They are also advantageous because once dried, beans are almost imperishable; therefore they have a long shelf life. There are many types of beans: black beans, great northern […]

Healthy Recipes For Kids

How about healthy recipes for kids, ones they will enjoy? Kids cringe at the thought of “healthy food.” Let’s face it, so do most adults. But it is not as hard as you think to create healthy, raw food meals that everyone will love. If proper nutrition is started at an early age, children grow […]