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    Red Palm Oil

    Red Palm Oil By Betsy Wild I use a variety of oils. Olive oil for salads, salad dressings and even washing my face like they do in Greece; grape seed oil for sautéing and roasting; coconut oil for cooking, baking, …

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    What is compost tea?

    What is compost tea? By Betsy Wild Tea is tasty, nutritious, medicinal and “hot” right now.  So is compost tea for your lawn, trees, gardens and shrubs! What is compost tea? Compost tea is a natural organic fertilizer made from …

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    Healthy holiday baking

    Healthy holiday baking By Betsy Wild What’s the holiday season without cookies, cakes, candies and other unhealthy treats!  Baking holiday goodies is part of the tradition, and a perfect family activity. While I totally believe in a little splurging, there …

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    Benefits of Bulk Buying

    Benefits of Bulk Buying By Betsy Wild Bulk food buying is the hallmark of eco-conscious consumers.  Buying in bulk doesn’t just mean buying huge quantities of items to save money, which makes sense for staples like toilet paper and paper …

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    Unclog Your Drain Safely Recipe

    One of my readers contacted me about unclogging her bathroom sink.  As a conscientious environmentalist, she was surprised and frustrated when baking soda and vinegar didn’t unclog her drain.  She was adamant about not using conventional, off the shelf products …

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    Get rid of those mice naturally

    Get rid of those mice naturally By Betsy Wild This year I have noticed a proliferation of mice in my house and even had a squirrel yesterday!  A recent article in the Boston Globe entitled, “Where did all the acorns …

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    Ticks and Lyme Disease

    Ticks and Lyme Disease By Betsy Wild According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lyme disease is one of the fastest spreading infectious diseases in the United States.  Finally it’s starting to get some of the press it …

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    Healthy organic flowers and chocolates

    Healthy organic flowers and chocolates By Betsy Wild Before you send your sweetheart a romantic bouquet of flowers, think about sending organic flowers instead.  Most flowers are grown with highly toxic chemicals. Even the floral foam used in floral arrangements …

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    Go bananas

    Go bananas By Betsy Wild If you read my blog regularly, you know that I am a firm believer in local, seasonal eating.  But, I do have some exceptions, one of which is bananas.  I could never give up bananas …

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    Oil pulling

    Oil pulling By Betsy Wild I recently discovered oil pulling.  Oil what? Oil pulling is an age-old remedy started in India thousands of years ago that uses oil to clean, detoxify, and nourish teeth and gums; it also whitens teeth. …

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