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Dinner from leftovers: Bean Pasta with Salmon

With the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month, Go Further with Food, the focus is on not generating food waste. USDA estimates that we waste almost 30-40% of food. There are ways to bring it back into the food supply through composting or reusing the leftovers through creative recipes. Just make sure that the…

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Go Further with Food

March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is Go Further with Food. Whether it is as simple as eating breakfast every morning to prepare for a successful day at school or fueling your body for an athletic event, nutrition plays an important role in health and wellness. Throughout the lifecycle, our needs change based…

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Easy Curry Scallops

Scallops are on my menu every time they are on sale at the grocery store. Scallops are delicious, easy to cook and can take on any flavor. A 3.5-ounce serving of sea scallops delivers roughly 70 to 100 calories. Scallops are very low in fat, but quite high in cholesterol with 30 to 50 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving (similar to other…

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Zoodles and Ragout

Part of my snow-day prep was to make use of some wonderful sausage from neighbor’s farm. I decided to make a fairly traditional Italian Ragout with the ingredients I had and with a healthier twist. Having the basics of any savory dish handy; whether it is a soup, stew or curry; is a blessing. I…

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When in India…..

I always enjoy local cuisine no matter where I am. It is especially true when I am in India. Eat fresh, eat local has always been the mantra here. Growing up here, I remember the seasons of grapes, mango, chikkoo (a delicious brown, sweet fruit), leafy greens, govar beans, tondali (small green gourds that grow…

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Bring the fall colors to your plate

Autumn is all around us! The trees are displaying blazing warm colors while there is a crisp cool in the air. The seasonal produce this time of the year has the same potential to bring the fall beauty to your menu. A variety of squash, acorn, butternut, spaghetti, pumpkin and more have the wonderful earthy…

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