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CSA Summer: Week 7, featuring burpless cucumber and sweet cherries

We have a lot of green in our CSA half-share this week from Miller Plant Farm: We knew before we picked up our bounty that we’d be getting “herbs,” but I wasn’t sure if we’d have a choice in the … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Roasted tomatillo-corn salsa, and beet brownies

Okay, so Jeff and I cheated a few times this week while using produce from our CSA half-share. First, we bought vegetable produce from the grocery store. This is somewhat of a no-no, as we’re trying to challenge/limit ourselves to … 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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Healthy cooking: Fresh guacamole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fresh guacamole is a healthy, simple dish to make for your own little fiesta. With just a few quick pulses of the food processor, fresh ingredients can be turned into a creamy, crunchy … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 6, featuring cantaloupe, zucchini and beets

Last week, Jeff and I sorta dragged our feet through our CSA half-share. It didn’t help that I was sick for half the week. This week is an entirely different beast. We picked up our half-share from Miller Plant Farm … 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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Satisfying Mexican-inspired meal for 500 calories

I’ve flopped back and forth on tracking my calories. The one time I was consistent with it, about a year ago, I lost a few pounds to fit into one of my favorite dresses for a friend’s wedding. But after … Continue reading

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York City’s Barbara Kovacs has a passion for public health

The city’s health bureau provides services ranging from immunizations to maternal and child health programs to sexually transmitted disease treatments.

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CSA Summer: Week 5, featuring massive mushrooms and sweet corn

So, here’s the bounty of our CSA half-share from Miller Plant Farm for this week: And here’s the catch: That’s not even half of it. Jeff traded in our head of lettuce for another portion of portobellos, so we have … Continue reading

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Best and worst foods in the vending machine

It happens to the best of us. You just have one of those days where you didn’t have time to plan a packed lunch, or you can’t get away from your desk to grab a quick bite. In the few … Continue reading

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