Hemp Seeds – A Gift of Nature

A bowl of hempseeds displayed next to a bottle hemp oil.

Hemp seeds are the most nutritious seed in the world. They have a concentrated balance of proteins, essential fats, vitamins and enzymes, combined with a relative absence of sugar, starches and saturated fats. Hemp Seeds are one of nature’s Super Foods. Raw hemp provides a broad spectrum of health benefits, including: weight loss, increased and sustained energy, rapid recovery from disease or injury, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure, reduced inflammation, improvement in circulation and immune system as well as natural blood sugar control. The hemp “seed” is actually a simple…

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Irish heritage extends to the kitchen, too

Although not necessarily known for its cuisine, Ireland does boast many delicious dishes that have withstood the test of time. Sampling some of these hearty and delicious dishes may not require a trip overseas, especially for people who live in communities with a heavy Irish influence. Many eateries and chefs are rediscovering Ireland’s culinary heritage. Here’s what you might find on the menu. · Irish stew: Irish stew is the ultimate in one-pot cooking. Traditionally made with mutton, Irish stew is stewed for hours until tender. Potatoes, onions and carrots…

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I Am Asheboro – Marlo Francis

I have a cross-stitch hanging in my house that perfectly sums up how my life began, “I wasn’t born in North Carolina – but I got here as fast as I could!” My parents ended up in the Midwest when my father was hired by B.B. Walker Shoe Co. and was sent to win Chicago over with his sample cases brimming over with work boots stitched right here on Dixie Drive. When I was 2 months old, Daddy got a promotion we relocated our family of 5 to Asheboro, where…

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Luna’s Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant Live Music, Spirits, & Great Food

Although Halloween is over, Downtown Asheboro is about to get a treat…Luna’s Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant is opening soon on Sunset Avenue, a new full service bar and restaurant. Danny Green, owner of Blue Luna Tattoo & Piercing at the corner of Sunset Avenue and Church Street, has turned his expertise to renovating and decorating the Saloon building on Sunset Avenue. With his unique aesthetic, he has put together an array of beautiful antiques and creative décor that is sure to catch your eye, no matter where you look (hint:…

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