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CSA Summer: Fresh pasta salad, corn risotto, cherry soda

I love a good pasta salad. I know some people who are fundamentally opposed to the idea of cold pasta, but as long as the dressing has a bite and the vegetables have a crunch, I’m all in. So that’s … 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: 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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CSA Summer: Cauliflower couscous, plus blueberry-basil hand pies and cucumber G&T

It was my turn to come up with most of the recipes for this week’s CSA from Miller Plant Farm, which means I found a lot of inspiration from the Internet. (Jeff, on the other hand, tends to make up his … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Sweet and spicy shrimp and pineapple skewers

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fire up your Fourth of July grill and throw on some healthy skewers. These lightly marinated shrimp and pineapple treats will leave your belly full without weighing you down while you lounge by … Continue reading

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Make healthy Fourth of July food choices

Between hot dogs and creamy potato salad, Fourth of July treats can put your calorie count over the edge. One hot dog has 150 calories and 13 grams of fat while a cheeseburger with nothing but the basics can come … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Barley and beet greens salad, plus green lettuce sauce

Despite/because of my fascination with the weird, white squash (which photographer Jess Ensminger identified as a patty pan squash) we received in our CSA half-share this week, we haven’t done anything with it yet. But we did use up every … Continue reading

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