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CSA Autumn: Shrimp and grits with corn

Convinced this would be our last week of getting sweet corn in our autumn CSA program, I had thought to write a swan song for the conclusion of sweet corn season. Turns out, we’ll be getting corn throughout October as … 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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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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Lifestyles fitness instructor inspires clients with weight loss success

Face down in the dirt, Alysia Dickens’ students struggled to do one more push-up. The 31-year-old West York fitness instructor yells over them, “I love this stuff.” It isn’t grunting, tired voices that respond, but a chorus of excited, sweaty … Continue reading

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The 5-Word Motto Truly Healthy People Live By

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You fell off the healthy wagon for a few weeks—or months, or years, whatever—and can’t seem to jump back on because the thought of overhauling your diet or adding exercise to your already-crammed schedule … 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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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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