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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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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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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: Week 10, featuring all of the melons

Jeff and I were out of town last week (I bought my wedding dress!), but we’re back now. Which means it’s once again time to figure out how to eat this week’s CSA bounty from Miller Plant Farm: Jeff was … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Grilled nectarine salsa, jalapeño-corn fritters

One of the main reasons why Jeff and I chose to register for Miller Plant Farm’s CSA, rather than the half-dozen or so other local farms, was sweet corn. I’m hooked on York County sweet corn, and Miller Plant Farm … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 8, featuring nectarines and cherry tomatoes

There was a point, earlier in the summer, when we struggled a bit with our CSA from Miller Plant Farm. We were getting a lot of cauliflower, cabbage, beets, and we’re still getting a lot of squash (we’ll take zucchini … Continue reading

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Healthy ways to take Meatless Monday through the week

By Julie Stefanski Sometimes it starts with just an occasional “Meatless Monday,” or maybe you’ve heard about the plus side of a vegetarian diet and you’re going without meat most days of the week. A nutritionally balanced plant based diet … Continue reading

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