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Healthy cooking: Sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are a great snack if you’re looking to fill up on some healthy nutrients without breaking your calorie bank. These simple recipes, both spicy and sweet, help add some excitement to plain pumpkin seeds. Pepita is a Spanish culinary … Continue reading

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The wonderful miracle of coconut oil

My mother-in-law bought coconut oil for the first time last winter, and I guess that’s when it first gained popularity. My sister-in-law was using it to remove her make up and moisturize her skin (yes, her arms and legs and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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John Wright Restaurant’s chef Jim Switzenberg to lead discussion at Gluten Intolerance Group meeting

The local branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group will host a discussion led by John Wright Restaurant‘s own Jim Switzenberg. The 6 p.m. Aug. 19 meeting at York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St. in York Township will … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Cauliflower rice

Please enable Javascript to watch this video It’s tough to cut back on carbs when they are in so many of your favorite dishes. One easy substitute for rice is cauliflower. By running the florets through a food processor, you … Continue reading

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