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Live and Learn  little sunshine onion

onion peels
typical onion peels headed toward the garbage pail

little sunshine onion  Early reading proved to me that onions are truly valuable health enhancers.  

little sunshine onion  Further reading led to the belief that the outermost onion layer is particularly valuable.  Therefore, in the "How Much" post, it seemed a favor to suggest that we not peel beyond the dry, protective portion of the onion peel.

little sunshine onion  Yet, it became increasingly difficult to visualize the initial semi-tender layer being significantly more power-packed than the basic-tender layers. 

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Why Not Both?

an apple a day

Why is it, that multitudes of people have heard the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." yet have not heard: "Two onions a day, may blow all ills away."  Admittedly, I can think of several reasons, yet...

Apples and onions are both wonderful natural sources of quercetin (a great fighter of the bad and worker for the good in our bodies).  Apples and onions are delicious together; consequently, apple-with-onion recipes abound.

apples and onions mid line

An amazing site, http://www.yummly.com/ connects to apple-with-onion salads, apple-with-onion desserts, plus!

apples and onions mid line

For fun and thought-starters, consider watching our 30-secod video introducing the as yet unfamiliar, yet potentially profound, onion saying:  Attention Onion Lovers (and haters)