My favorite words at the farmers’ market are, “so next market the ____ will be in.” my least favorite words at the market: “so this week, maybe next will be the last for the _____.” I mean, we wait not-so patiently for each crop to make its way to the tables each market, buy, cook, […]
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So the other day I saw this delicious looking recipe come into my feed. It was for a tater-tot casserole. Yep. A casserole, based on tater-tots. It was loaded with cheese and it looked amazing. But I thought to myself, Beth, you can clean that up a bit, a tweak or two here or there, […]
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Last week at the farmers’ market my favorite farmer challenged me to “do something” with red Russian kale. OK, you asked for it, you got it!
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My fit friend Lisa gave me a bunch of button and portobello mushrooms fresh from her family’s farm and I thought I’d make some comfort food.
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For some reason the more I thought about making stuffed poblano peppers, my head kept thinking about cheese. I decided to go with cottage cheese; not too crazy, good protein addition, and easy to add. Next decision? Meat.
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OK, OK, I know I say this a lot, my fit and hungry friends, but I think this is my new FAVORITE recipe I have EVER MADE. OMG if you like stuffed peppers and you like soup you have to give this one a try! It was super easy to throw together, it’s VERY CLEAN and HEALTHY, pretty INEXPENSIVE, and PRETTY. Oh, and did I mention it’s DELICIOUS?!
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So as I walked into class the other day, Anna and Sarah excitedly presented me with a very special bouquet for my birthday. It was lush and full and contained only two things… fennel and bok choy. Of course I would make this soup!
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So I was listening to the radio the other day and something caught my attention. I haven’t been able to get it out of my head since. The man (whose name I honestly didn’t catch as I wish I could give him credit!) was commenting on the health and obesity crisis in our communities today […]
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… or “It’s Farmers’ Market day and I’m also going grocery shopping this weekend!” If you’re like me, half the fun of going to the Farmers’ Market is just finding out what new treats are arriving that week. Will THIS be the week fresh blueberries start? OOH! The first squash of the season! Finally… TOMATOES! […]
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So when I’m trying to come up with tasty treats, the trick is to keep them healthy, too. Enter these muffins. Made with a minimum of ingredients and everything nice and clean, I feel good about eating them and letting my family gobble them up. Just like my other muffin recipes, these use oats […]
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