Category Archives: Nutrition

CSA Autumn: Vegetable lasagna, tempura green beans

Tomatoes, corn, delicata squash, broccoli, spinach, green beans, cabbage — we got a wealth of veg in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program this past week. Plus, we still had yellow zucchini from my editor, who also gave us kale … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Keeping it veggie while moving

Moving can be hard on anyone, and a vegetarian is no exception. So how do you eat meat-free and somehow juggle the unpacking shuffle without a working kitchen? It just takes a little planning! This all depends on how far … Continue reading

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Chipotle black bean and sweet potato chili

I made this late last night after coming up with a list of things I could cook without having to go to the grocery store for another week. I like spacing out my trips. Regardless, some of those meals ended … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Simple roasted cauliflower

This past week, we had a cantaloupe, squash, corn, peaches, broccoli and cauliflower in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program. And because it’s been a pretty busy week between the two of us, we treated all the … Continue reading

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Cutting out the carbs

I eat a lot of processed carbs. As in: a huge amount. I tried to mentally keep track of just how many boxed carbs (cereal, breads, pasta) I was eating in a day, and it’s kind of sad. For breakfast, … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Casseroles are an easy make-ahead meal for any weeknight dinner, but they can be loaded with heavy fat and and little nutrition. Make this low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole the next time you need … Continue reading

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Healthy Helpings: Nutritional yeast flakes pack dietary punch

Nutritional yeast flakes are considered a “super food” since they offer many nutrition benefits in a very small serving.

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Time Magazine: Olive Garden’s Pasta Pass could cost you 100,000 calories

Olive Garden launched Monday it’s Never Ending Pasta Pass and within a matter of hours, it sold out of its get out of glutton guilt card. For $100, participants get seven weeks of unlimited pasta, salad, bread and Coca-Cola soft drinks. While … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Taco noodle casserole

With my diet on hold and a slight scent of fall in the air, having three boxes of macaroni in my pantry is a huge temptation. I will need noodles every day for lunch until they are gone, and my … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Garlicky green beans, blueberry corn muffins

Sweet peppers, watermelon, sweet corn, green beans, pears and broccoli: Our first week’s half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program was still pretty summery. But that’s to be expected, since it’s just barely September. For the corn, I at … Continue reading

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