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Ask Dave: An Epic Disappointment

February 2, 2016 by

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I recently got an exuberant letter titled ‘The Time For Change is Now!” From Epic Bars, with whom I have a wholesale agreement. Epic Bars are a staple in the trending paleo-realm – made of clean meats and other minimal ingredients, they have very quickly gained a large share of the ‘natural meat bar market’, […]

Ask Dave: All Wet Behind the Ears

November 24, 2015 by

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Dear Dave, I understand I should be drinking one gallon of water each day but I am overwhelmed at all the choices. Is there an advantage to Alkaline, distilled, spring, or any of the other choices? Is tap water OK to drink?    Wondering Over Water, New York Dear WOW, Great question and one that […]

Ask Dave: THE RICE ISSUE

July 29, 2015 by

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This is a special edition in that a GT’er in the Flathead valley approached me and asked me an Ask Dave question! So Cool!       Hey Dave, White vs. Brown rice – whats the deal? Is one better….and what about Jasmine or Basmati? Lisa Columbia Falls MT Excellent and timely question Lisa. This […]

Ask Dave: Eat Clean, Save Money

February 3, 2015 by

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Dear Dave, Isn’t it expensive to eat the way you do? Sincerely, Most people, everywhere in the USA Dear Most People, The short answer is NO because poor health will cost you everything. In this country our medical expenses have steadily climbed while proportionally food prices have not (see image below). Our emphasis on cheap […]

Ask Dave: Coffee Talk

December 1, 2014 by

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COFFEE TALK! ! With your host: Dave Question: IS coffee bad for you? Frank, MT Dear Frank, I have never seen conclusive evidence that coffee itself is a harmful thing. It does have a diuretic effect (causes us to release water) so as long as our water intake is adequate this is not a serious […]

Ask Dave: Gratitude and Slow Cooker-ing

November 2, 2014 by

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I talk to a lot of people about food. Recipes, sources, new & old techniques, you get the idea. Lately a recurring theme is how many people don’t use or own a slow cooker. This always amazes me as if I were to list the kitchen implements that I am grateful for the slow cooker […]

Ask Dave: Please Don’t Eat the Green Potatoes

October 13, 2014 by

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Dear Dave, We had a great potato crop this year but most of them are partially green.  Are they OK to eat?  Ann & Thomas  Dear A & T, The short answer is no – don’t eat them!  I will elaborate below if you want the longer story. There have been several recorded historical instances […]