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Tag: reader tips

Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Reader Garden

I launched the Grow Your Own Food Challenge to help motivate myself to get growing and hopefully inspire other readers to hop on board and grow some food of their own. You guys have shared some great tips and experiences in the comments, and I wanted to share some email excerpts from reader Garp who’s got a nice food garden of his own going.

Chia Seeds: Superfood Recipes from Readers

Yep, the very same chia seeds that you use to create awesome Chia Pets are actually a healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and a number of other vitamins and minerals. Not only that, they’re pretty darned tasty!

BPA Free Canned Tomatoes: A Reader Tip

Muir Glen is started selling BPA-free canned tomatoes when they processed the new harvest, but they aren’t labeling the cans so that you can tell which ones are BPA free. Luckily Sara, a persistent and savvy reader, followed up with the company and got a very helpful bit of information!