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How To Get Dad To Put Down the Meat

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How To Get Dad To Put Down the Meat

Father's Day is this weekend. A day we celebrate Dad with ties, yard tools, and often....meat. Why has meat become associate with manliness?  As a nation, we have become obsessed with protein. The word protein comes from the Greek meaning of proteios, or of prime importance.  It has become a macronutrient held in highest regard, and we have come to think of protein as coming solely from animal-based sources. We have been taught that in order to build muscle, we must eat muscle. Ask any man what he needs to be strong, and he'll tell you meat! Not so fast...

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Massage That Kale

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

Massage That Kale

We grow a lot of greens and eat them at pretty much every meal except breakfast (although no reason why you can't eat them then too!).  To the right is a picture of some of our spring greens, mezuna, lettuce (just starting), arugula, and spinach. We just finished eating an awesome kale salad, so I figured I'd share my secret.  Have you heard about massaging kale? My husband always jokes that we have the most relaxed kale in town!  Kale can often be tough if it has been grown for a long time, as is the case with most grocery...

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