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Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pound of dried green split peas
  • 1 Cup chopped yellow onions
  • 4 Medium diced carrots
  • 2 Cloves of minced garlic
  • ½ Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 Cup of olive oil
  • 1 Cup of sliced ham
  • 3 Medium diced potatoes(unpeeled)
  • 3 Stalks of Celery
  • ½ Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of freshly ground pepper
  • 8 Cups of water or chicken stock

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Foods to Remedy Constipation

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Constipation is a condition where there is difficulty in emptying the bowels; it’s normally associated with hardened feces. Causes of constipation include low fiber diets, hormonal disorders, medication, bad bowel movements, lack of regular exercise, insufficient water, advanced age and high levels of estrogen and progesterone during pregnancy can lead to constipation. Continue reading

The Health Benefits of Broccoli

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Broccoli is a vegetable that’s known for its array of nutritional values and health benefits. Cancer prevention, immune system boost, effective remedy for anemia, relief from stomach disorders and low blood pressure are some of the health issues that broccoli can help with. Broccoli can be eaten raw, steamed or shallow fried but eating raw has more nutritional value.

Health benefits of broccoli include: Continue reading

Humphrey Kamau Profile

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Unemployment is an issue that affects a lot of people in Kenya. Statistically 70% of the young working class in Kenya is unemployed. Humphrey Kamau chose not to be part of this statistic by venturing into organic farming. Having been raised up by parents who were farmers, Kamau learnt about organic farming from his parents, friends and age mates. Continue reading

Organic Farmers Market, Kenya – Jane Randall

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Randall’s journey to organic farming started over a year ago and her Uncle George was pivotal in her getting into farming and motivating her. The Uncle she mentions and appears in the video passed on 10 days after producing the video. He was at the Purdy Arms Organic Farmers Market on Saturday 16th, January 2016 and passed on Sunday night. May his soul rest in peace.

 

Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

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Sweet potato fries are amazingly delicious. For that crunchy, sweet and spicy taste this is a snack worth a try.

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium sized sweet potatoes.
  • Olive oil. Put just enough tablespoons to coat the fries slightly.
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper-sprinkle enough to taste.
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Live Love Organic

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Purdy Arms Restaurant in Karen is host to the organic Farmers Market every Saturday from 9:00a.m to 4:00p.m. Vendors arrive as early as 8:00a.m to step up and be ready by 9:00a.m in preparation for their clients. Considering some of the customers prefer to be at the market before 9:00a.m, the vendors are always ready to accommodate them.  Fullscreen capture 1282016 94632 AM.bmp

The variety of products at the farmers market ensures that you will get numerous. Some of the organic produce readily available at the farmers market include: Continue reading