Do you know the Three Sisters? No, we’re not talking about a new musical group. The Three Sisters are corn, beans, and squash–three staples of the Native American diet that have actually been shown to be the perfect companion plants. Growing them in close proximity to each other helps ward off pests and replenish the soil. Much of the U.S. is experiencing Polar Vortex Part II right now. If you’re struggling to stay warm in single digit temperatures, a hot meal is the perfect pick me up. Mix up a big pot of this healthy, hearty soup tonight! Follow the link for the easy recipe.