Category Archives: Healthy tips

CSA Summer: Fresh pasta salad, corn risotto, cherry soda

I love a good pasta salad. I know some people who are fundamentally opposed to the idea of cold pasta, but as long as the dressing has a bite and the vegetables have a crunch, I’m all in. So that’s … Continue reading

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Birchbox and Women’s Health power up with small challenges

Birchbox and Women’s Health paired up for the July subscription-based beauty program to offer “12 bite-sized challenges.” I’ve been getting Birchbox for a little more than a year and I look forward to unwrapping the little cardboard package that contains five … Continue reading

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Find healthy ways to grill your favorite foods

By Amanda Nossel : Family Nurse Practitioner It’s summertime, and the smoky smell from neighborhood barbecues surrounds us! While this scent may make your mouth water, it’s also important to keep some safety tips in mind when you get ready to grill. Use a … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Corn chowder and deep-dish Portobello pizza

We just picked up our latest CSA half-share from Miller Plant Farm today, but I’ll show you that bounty tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s what we did with last week’s goods. First, we used our corn (from this week’s share) … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Barley and beet greens salad, plus green lettuce sauce

Despite/because of my fascination with the weird, white squash (which photographer Jess Ensminger identified as a patty pan squash) we received in our CSA half-share this week, we haven’t done anything with it yet. But we did use up every … Continue reading

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City of York stops to smell the roses

The act of gardening is underrated in today’s society, especially in the city. Gardening not only provides us with healthy choices and fresh produce in order to eat cleaner, but it is also extremely cost efficient when you are growing … Continue reading

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Pick your way to health with York County’s fresh fruit

By Julie Stefanski There really isn’t a bad choice when it comes to fresh, local fruits.  All fruits are excellent sources of naturally occurring nutrients that we need to stay healthy.  Not to mention they taste good!  It’s berry season … Continue reading

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Make your own smoothie

A super easy smoothie thats good for waist and wallet.

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What does organic REALLY mean?

What does organic mean? I should have asked this question a long time ago. It sounds healthy when I say the word. It seems healthy when I see it branded on products. I investigated what the word means when I … Continue reading

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Family First Health dentists to offer free screenings for kids as part of YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Family First Health’s dental directors Drs. Joseph and LaJuan Mountain will provide free dental screenings to children as part of the York YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26, 2014. In partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, the Mountains … Continue reading

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