Free Run Eggs

by on Monday, August 17, 2015

This article is very important and worth a read when deciding where to buy your eggs from. What does free run, free range and cage free eggs really mean?   Article by Lindsay Coulter, a fellow Queen of Green “Eating a planet-friendly diet includes consuming less meat, eggs, and dairy products. Beyond reducing the number of eggs we eat, be sure that the ones you consume are the most humanely raised or, as I like to call them, “happy chicken eggs”. It can be tricky. TheseContinue Reading

Eating Organic

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Some insight on the benefits of eating organic. This is a great article on the subject from the website wakeup-world.com. This next article gives us a grim glimpse into factory farming and why buying local and organically grown is the way to go! Factory Farming in Canada “Our sentimental image of pigs, chickens, and cows being raised on an idyllic family farm is seriously outdated. Over 95% of the 665 MILLION animals raised and slaughtered for food in Canada today are mass-produced on factory farms. Here they live theirContinue Reading

Basic Roast Chicken

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When cooking a whole chicken or turkey, I can not stress enough the difference a digital meat thermometer makes! It completely takes the guess work out of when it is cooked and prevents over cooking and drying the meat out. I bought mine at Superstore for $24 and it has been worth every penny. If you have time, take the chicken out of the fridge about 30 minutes before cooking, this helps the skin crisp up but isn’t necessary. Drizzle olive or grape seed oil onContinue Reading

The Many Medicinal Properties of Food

by on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Food as thy medicine, that’s what we believe and what we are trying to cultivate here at Sage Creek Permaculture. This article supports that point of view and is one we hope you enjoy and share too. By Dr. Mercola “Your lifestyle can be generally healing and supportive of good health, or the root of disease. Exercise, for example, has been shown to be as effective as modern drugs for heart disease and diabetes. Likewise, food has tremendous healing potential, and can rightfully be viewed and approachedContinue Reading