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Better living through better nutrition with Olympic Athlete Garrett Weber-Gale

Monday, May 10, 2010

Farmers' market find: red-veined sorrel

Add it to soups and salads the local farmer and online resources say. The main benefit may just well be the splash of color it brings. Although, red-veined sorrel contributes a bit of tang with a fresh aroma as an extra benefit.

We found the good-looking specimen above in a parking-lot market in Austin. Finding new things is part of the fun, isn't it.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Annoying fruit hits the big time

Have you seen the "Annoying Orange" on youtube? Tens of millions have. So many, in fact, that this seeminly absurd concept may just become a business success. If it were only so easy to get people to actually eat more fruits and vegetables.