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Beauty and the Beets

By Larraine Roulston: Beets usually are not the most popular choice for the average household chef. They often look dirty and take a long time to cook. Popping the hot skins before cutting or mashing is a somewhat messy task, as well. The health benefits, however, make this lovely colored …

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Mustard Roasted Potatoes and Chickpea Salad

This has been one of our favorite summer foods lately because it’s easy to make a head and eat as a picnic.  4 large potatoes diced into cubes, if organic or homegrown, keep skin on2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbs maple syrup3 tbs whole grain mustardA pinch of salt and black …

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Power Greens and How to Get Your Kids to Eat Them

By Kim Robson: We hear a lot these days about “superfoods,” but what exactly makes a food so special that it gets this designation? Is it a scientific term or just a casual one? Certainly there are marketing departments out there playing fast and loose with the word “superfood” and …

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Weekly Dinner Menu July 1-7

Monday Lentils and mushroom patties served with mushroom gravy and mashed potatoes and broccoli Tuesday Lentil tomato pasta sauce served with spaghetti Wednesday Warm Dijon potato salad served with kidney beans and leafy salad and baguette Thursday Cauliflower mac’s cheese served with chickpeas and large leafy salad Friday Pizza! Saturday …

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Marketing Junk Food to Kids

By Larraine Roulston: In order to sell sugary breakfast cereals, candy and other consumable products that we consider junk food, marketers have realized that creative imagery aimed at children works extremely well. With advertisements, as well as displays positioned at children’s eye level, it becomes difficult for parents to steer …

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Weekly Menu 5/20

This week is a short week because I’m going out of town for work and my mother in-law is watching the kids at the end of the week.  Monday Spaghetti with homemade tomato sauce Tuesday Black Bean Burgers Wednesday  No-Noodle Zoodle Lasagna Thursday Creamy Dijon Quorn Stew served with Rice

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Healthy Plant based Cooking Class

Come learn how to cook whole-food and plant-based meals that are easy, healthy but also delicious. This class is a hands-on class that provides comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on how to transform fruits, vegetable, whole grains, and legumes into delicious healthy meals. It will cover all the important lessons needed to …

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Homemade Fruit Leather

By Fredrica Syren: Of all the kids’ snacks you can buy, fruit leather must the biggest rip-off because making your own is so super easy. So forget those processed, sugary fruit leathers, and say hello to juicy fruit leathers bursting with natural flavors — and that contain only fruit. As …

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DIY Green Superfood Powder

By Kim Robson: We all know we’re supposed to eat five servings of vegetables a day. Dark leafy greens are important sources of fiber, folate, carotenoids, vitamins C and K, and the minerals iron and calcium. Greens also contain coumarins, phytosterols, lignans, and flavonoids, chemicals that help with anti-oxidation and …

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