Category Archives: Food

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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CSA Summer: Pickled red onions, Baltimore peach cake

So, it turns out that Week 12 (this past week) was our last week of CSA summer produce from Miller Plant Farm. We received an email from Dave Miller last week that confirmed we’ll be continuing our small share enrollment with … Continue reading

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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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