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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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Harvest Share to get fresh produce to food pantries

The York County Food Alliance created Harvest Share recently to provide fresh produce to food pantries that feed hungry families in the area. The latest Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams Counties shows many adults might not be … 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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CSA Summer: Southwestern stuffed squash, onion rings

Jeff and I weren’t terribly original with how we used our CSA share this week, and for that, I apologize. In our defense, though, half of this week’s share consisted of stone fruit or melons, and Jeff’s mother had already … 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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Make healthy choices when eating out at restaurants

By Amanda Nossel, Family Nurse Practitioner Many of my patients, family and friends have a goal to eat more healthfully, and to keep this effort going even when dining out. Sticking to a healthier diet while eating at restaurants can be challenging: … 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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