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CSA Summer: Week 8, featuring Thai-inspired coleslaw, roasted cod with tomatoes

Not long ago, Jeff and I compared this year’s CSA from Goldfinch Farm to last year’s CSA from Miller Plant Farm. By this time last summer, we were getting inundated with squash, melons and sweet corn, whereas we’ve had nary … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 7, featuring roasted pepper-tomato salsa, cucumber tzatziki sauce

Last week’s CSA share from Goldfinch Farm was our most colorful yet. Check out the goods: This was the first week we got carrots, although we haven’t used them up yet. All of these vegetables would go great in a … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 6, featuring zucchini butter, tomato tart

Jeff was out of town for another four days this past week, so before he left, he spent two days cooking up a storm to make sure I’d eat healthily during his absence. Thank goodness for husbands, and thank goodness for … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 5, featuring two-bean/pea salad, trout salad

Jeff and I both spent at least five, if not six, days last week covering the 70th U.S. Women’s Open, so we went pretty easy on our recipes using produce from our CSA share from Goldfinch Farm. Here’s the goods: … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 3, featuring onion-scape flatbread and sausage-chard tortellini

This week’s full-share bounty from Goldfinch Farm was a whopper. As in, substantial and, therefore, difficult to photograph. Behold: The farm also offered up to 10 fresh sprigs of basil, but I decided to take two bell peppers — one … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 2, featuring zucchini ravioli and scallion pancakes

As we mourn the end of strawberry season, let us celebrate the bounty of summer. Behold, our full CSA share from Goldfinch Farm: (Brandie took some broccoli, the summer squash, two scallions, a cucumber and half the salad mix for … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 2, featuring turnip-apple salad, grilled veg spaghetti

Jeff and I started out this past week pretty ambitiously — we planned to use that vegetable for this, and this fruit for that — but you know how best-laid plans often go. Here’s our half-share bounty from Week 2: (Brandie’s … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 1, featuring sweet pea pasta, strawberry salad

Aaaaaand, we’re back! Last summer, my fiance Jeff and I enrolled in our first-ever CSA (community-supported agriculture program). Every week, we picked up a bounty of produce from Miller Plant Farm, determined our weekly menu based on what we got … Continue reading

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What is Prediabetes?

Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels.  Type 1 diabetes is generally diagnosed in children or young adults and is caused by  low production of insulin, which is needed to convert sugar to … Continue reading

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Professionals give their tips for living a healthy lifestyle #4

This month the No Sweat York blog has been featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®. March is National Nutrition Month®, a healthy eating and physical activity campaign of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. These providers not only recommend healthy habits, they live them!

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