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Healthy Cooking Thursday – How Do I Make These Grains Delicious?

By Chef Lisa on 02/17/2011

Recently, Robyn (as well as the US government) suggested reducing refined grains for numerous healthy reasons.  But there’s a reason that many folks avoid barley, quinoa, millet, amaranth, oats, brown rice, and all their whole grain buddies; many people find them hard to make delicious, aside from adding tons of fat and sodium to them.  Here at Green Mountain at Fox […] Read more »

Healthy Recipe: Smoked Salmon and Roasted Red Pepper Dip

By Emily on 07/09/2009

I’ve just returned from the West coast of Scotland, where I visited a traditional smokehouse. At Inverawe Smokehouse, they slow-smoke salmon and trout straight from nearby Loch Etive. It’s a true pleasure to eat food that’s been lovingly and slowly prepared — hanging in a handcrafted brick smokebox for up to 48 hours — to ensure the perfect flavor. It’s […] Read more »

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Snack Recipe: Apricot Yogurt with Pistachios

By Emily on 04/16/2009

Yogurt makes for a great breakfast food or snack. It’s got protein, calcium, vitamins and live cultures that may aid in digestion and boost immunity. Most importantly, it’s delicious! This recipe, courtesy of the American Council on Exercise, shows you how to make a thick yogurt dip with sweet fruit and crunchy nuts. Even if you don’t want to strain it […] Read more »

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Healthy Recipe For the Season: Asparagus Frittata

By Emily on 04/09/2009

Writer Barbara Kingsolver loves asparagus. She’s planted it in rental homes, waited for it all year and describes it as what makes a place feel like home. It’s the first crop of the season. Fresh asparagus tastes like spring. “In the Netherlands, the first asparagus harvesting coincides with Father’s Day, when some restaurants offer all-asparagus menus and hand out asparagus-themed […] Read more »

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A Healthy Recipe for Gluten-Free Scones

By Emily on 04/02/2009

Scones are a great breakfast nosh or the perfect afternoon snack–with a cup of tea, of course. You can also enjoy them without gluten. Today’s recipe comes courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Learn more about celiac disease. Makes 6-8 scones Ingredients: 1 cup of rice flour (brown or white) 1/2 cup of potato starch 1/2 cup of […] Read more »

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