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August 2013

Surplus of Veggies? There’s an App(etite) for That!

Three simple choices are at the top of the popularity list right now while you pile on – or in – heaps of vegetables to bring those stacks of excess down and your health way up. None requires a real recipe, so improvisation reigns and allows you to literally create gems of meals with whatever you’ve got, including ordinary staples.

July 2013

Summertime Treats – July is National Ice Cream Month

For those finding themselves in the vicinity of Utica, Ohio, a stop at Velvet Ice Cream’s Ye Olde Mill is highly recommended with its ice cream and milling museum, restaurant, playground, picnic area and catch-and-release fish pond.


The Ethnic Grill – Exotic Summer Outdoor Fare

Hearing gazpacho, we’re not likely to think first of a grill. Cold soup! From a flame? Try this version for an interesting new twist. Lots of healthy nutrients packed into this bright summer dish.


June 2013

All Hail the Summer Stock Pot: Leave Almost No Scrap Behind

One look at your colander full of those scraps should instead bring smartly back into your head the old adage your mother or grandmother would have muttered: Waste not, want not. Those scraps have one more destination before the scrap heap.


Grilling for Father’s Day

Take a bunch of hardy herb sprigs like rosemary, oregano and thyme and tie them together with kitchen twine. Dip herbs in olive oil and brush the meat continuously as it cooks. The aromatic oils from the herbs mix with the caramelizing meat to create unexpected incredible flavor.


May 2013

Mother’s Day Recipes and Cookbooks

In addition to the recipes, this cookbook includes menus for all the holidays throughout the year, plus 12 intimate essays – on picking a ripe tomato, making your own pasta, or foraging for wild mushrooms – that introduce each month and capture the feeling of that special time of year.

Saucy Springtime: Butter Up to All Those Garden Goodies

In participants of the Framingham Heart Study it was found that those with the highest level of vitamin K dietary intake had a 35 percent lower risk of hip fracture.

April 2013

Triple Slow Cooker Entertaining

For best results, use high-quality foods, cook until done and serve while they are at their peak of quality. Use dried herbs and spices, as flavors of fresh fade with long cooking. Limit liquids as they do not boil off, and you can always add more liquid for thinner consistency at the end.

Cleaning off the Kitchen Counter

The subjects who enjoyed the salad with the avocado absorbed seven times the lutein and almost 18 times the beta carotene as the testers munching fat-free salads.

March 2013

2013 – Year of Quinoa

Quinoa is classified as a complete protein and with its low glycemic index is an effective energy source that won’t cause dramatic blood sugar fluctuations. Mineral-rich, quinoa is higher in calcium and iron than rice, corn, barley, wheat or oats.

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