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Miracle Fruit is all the rage these days. Now you can buy your own Miracle Fruit seeds to grow your own Miracle Fruit plants. Miracle Fruit makes foods taste sweet... without using sugar!

Do you really need to wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them? If so, what is the BEST method of washing produce? What about those commercial vegetable washes and produce washers you can buy... are they worth it? Here's what you need to know about washing produce -- what works and what doesn't.

Here are 6 reasons I try to eat a banana every day. A list of banana health benefits + My favorite overripe banana recipes - banana bread & banana smoothies

Campfire Cones are the perfect sweet treat for kids of all ages -- a great alternative to traditional Campfire Smores. My favorite Campfire Cones recipe and tasty Smores ideas that work well inside waffle cones. These can be made at home in the oven, on the grill, or on a campfire!

A comparison of the Chicken BLT Wendy's salad vs the Crispy Chicken Bacon Ranch McDonald's salad. Plus interesting facts about fast food salads compared to dog food.

Food Labels

If you buy food at the grocery store, look for these common buzzwords on food labels. The misleading food labels make foods seem healthier than they really are.

A super handy reference guide for anyone who spends time in the kitchen cooking and preparing food. I refer to these kitchen shortcuts ALL the time!

There are lots of great uses for an egg slicer... OTHER than for just slicing eggs! photo by by chatirygirl on Flickr

What's the 1 kitchen gadget you can't live without? Generally, I don't do gadgets. But I get more use out of a simple egg slicer than any other item in my kitchen!

Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!