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  • Peanuts are not nuts
    A peanut is not a nut despite its name
    Most people love them and they are good for us and we call them peanuts; however, according to the Peanut Institute, peanuts are not nuts. Here's why.Peanuts grow underground.True nuts, like walnuts and almonds grow on trees.Rather than being...
  • A healthy salad
    Food Fight: Paleo vs. Vegans
    Cliques are everywhere. One cannot escape them. In high school, most people wanted to be in the ‘cool kids’ clique. Now in the fitness niche’ there is a growing clique and war going on. It is Paleo followers versus Vegan...
  • April is National Pecan Month
    April is National Pecan Month celebrate locally
    Whether you pronounce it "pee-can" or "pah-cahn" the nutritious nut can be used as a healthy snack, a delicious ingredient to a meal, or even as a dessert. The month of April is National Pecan Month, take time out of your busy...
  • Hearty and healthy wheat bread
    Hearty and healthy homemade bread
    If there's one baked item that people really get a lot of eating pleasure from, it would be bread. It's always been said that bread is "the staff of life." With the weather now cold and unpredictable, bread baking is a fun...
  • Holden Grudges
    2012 Mid-Atlantic South All Star: Holden Grudges #63 (Photos)
    Some people know her as “Nut”.Holden Grudges has been a part of East Coast derby for years and she’s known for skating ridiculously low, being an amazing positional blocker, being powerful and taking her pants off during Champs...
  • almonds
    Salmonella outbreak spreads; Recall expanded to other nut products
    What started as a simple recall of Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter due to a possible contamination of salmonella has now expanded to 101 products from several retailers, including Whole Foods, Target and Safeway. An updated...
  • Homemade Greek cookies
    A Greek pastry to make at home
    About this time each year, several of the Greek Orthodox churches in and around the North Carolina area have an annual Greek Festival and pastry sale. Here, you can get a taste of the cuisine of Greece, as well as shop for Greek collectables,...
  • Orange Chipotle-Spiced Pecan Mix
    Healthy Christmas Recipes: Orange Chipotle-Spiced Pecan Mix
    This is another nice appetizer with a great smoky-sweet taste. Try a handful rather than a jar of mixed nuts while watching the game.Ingredients:1 tablespoongrated orange rind1 tablespoonfresh orange juice1large egg white2 cupspecan halves1...