Category Archives: Food

Healthy cooking: Low calorie iced coffee

Please enable Javascript to watch this video It’s tempting to pull into the drive thru of your favorite coffee shop and order that sweetest, tastiest beverage you can think of. It’s enough caffeine, sugar and calories to get your through … Continue reading

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A day of beverages: 1,370 calories

If you pay any attention to the mantra: don’t drink your calories, you know that throwing back a beer or two after work can tack on as many calories as your dinner, without the nutritional benefits But don’t be deceived … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 12, featuring tomatoes, sweet corn, spaghetti squash

Jeff and I have been enjoying our CSA produce from Miller Plant Farm for about two and a half months now, which is long enough to discern some pros and some cons. Pros: Super-fresh, super-local produce. We’ve been getting fruits … Continue reading

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Harvest Share to get fresh produce to food pantries

The York County Food Alliance created Harvest Share recently to provide fresh produce to food pantries that feed hungry families in the area. The latest Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams Counties shows many adults might not be … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Sesame noodle salad, roasted chicken with tomatoes

Among other veg in our CSA half-share this week, we received some fresh sweet peppers. We get excited whenever we have fresh peppers, because it’s a good opportunity to make two easy salads that were among our standbys when we … Continue reading

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Calm the chaos with healthy after school snacks

As York County students get back on the school bus this week, I’m sure many parents are enjoying the quiet that has settled over the house. Just listen to the nothing for a moment. OK. Done? I’m not a parent … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 11, featuring eggplants, golden beets, more melon

Jeff and I did a bit of arithmetic last night. Thanks to the 10-pound bag of peaches he bought last week and to our CSA half-share, we had 31 peaches that we somehow managed to finish yesterday. We’ve received five … Continue reading

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How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: slow-cooker lentil soup

During the second week of the diet, my husband and I were scheduled to eat a lot of soup. And when I say a lot, I mean at least a serving every day. Normally in the winter, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Southwestern stuffed squash, onion rings

Jeff and I weren’t terribly original with how we used our CSA share this week, and for that, I apologize. In our defense, though, half of this week’s share consisted of stone fruit or melons, and Jeff’s mother had already … Continue reading

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