10 Cell Phone Safety Tips

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Are cell phones safe? Opinions are varied. Why not err on the side of caution and minimize your risk when using your cell phone. Berkeley, California has become the first locality to adopt cell phone warning legislation. (See the previous post Cell Phone Health Warnings.) Emerging scientific evidence suggests cell phones  may trigger salivary tumors,… 

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Gluten-free Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake sliced

This gluten-free angel food cake is the ideal dessert for a festive occasion. Light and fluffy, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser! 14 year-old Brandon enjoys making this grain-free version of the ever-popular angel food cake. Grain-free, Sugar-free Angel Food Cake   Print This recipe takes some patience but is well worth the effort! Author:… 

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Angel Food Cake sliced

Gluten-free Angel Food Cake

This gluten-free angel food cake is the ideal dessert for a festive occasion. Light and fluffy, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser! 14 year-old Brandon enjoys making this grain-free version of the ever-popular angel food cake. Grain-free, Sugar-free Angel Food Cake   Print This recipe takes some patience but is well worth the effort! Author:… 

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coffee roasting

DIY Coffee Roasting

Interested in roasting your own coffee? Did you know it’s as simple as combining green coffee beans with a hot air popcorn popper? To roast beans properly: Beans must be heated to a high temperature. (370 degrees F to 540 degrees F) Beans must be in constant motion to prevent uneven roasting or scorching. Beans must… 

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Cell phone warnings

Cell Phone Health Warnings

The City of Berkeley has adopted landmark legislation requiring cellphone retailers to include a city-prepared health warning with each cellphone purchase. These cell phone health warnings will take effect July of 2015 barring a legal challenge by the Cellular Telephone Industries Association (CTIA). The law will state: If you carry or use your phone in… 

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red potato fries

Red Potato French Fries

We used to make homemade french fries in the oven. Brandon came up with this method because he says the pan-fried version tastes like “real” french fries. We all agree! While we prefer red potatoes, this recipe can be adapted to suit regular Idaho potatoes. (Feel free to leave the skins on as they offer… 

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Teenage perspective on processed food

A Teenage Perspective on Processed Foods

The following is an excerpt of Colin’s 7th grade paper “The Introduction and Evolution of Processed Foods.”  Colin is now in high school but continues to enjoy a diet of real, unprocessed foods. “Processing foods is something that not many people comprehend greatly. It’s a transformation of manufactured ingredients into a nightmare. A nightmare for… 

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How to Cope with a Gluten Exposure

Do you avoid gluten? Perhaps you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease or maybe you are one of the many who are sensitive to gluten. How do you cope with an unintended gluten exposure? Gluten is a storage protein found in the mature seed of certain cereal grasses. Gluten is Latin for “glue”, because gluten acts as… 

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