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Salmon Fishcakes

By Fit Staff - June 21st, 2012

Recipe By Robin Ellis
This recipe eliminates the traditional potato, a food that diabetics must limit. The dill and the grain mustard make the fishcakes special and they sometimes serve as a tasty starter.


Nutnog

By Fit Staff - June 20th, 2012

Recipe By Arnold Kauffman
A creamy and refreshing dessert with no added sugar!


True Spanish Bread

By Fit Staff - June 19th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Here’s the situation: given time, yeast mixed with water and flour will turn into something delicious.


Chickpea and Spinach Curry

By Fit Staff - June 18th, 2012

Recipe by The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI)
In 15 minutes, this full of fiber dish is ready to eat. Serve over white or brown rice and top with some low-fat plain yogurt.


Olive-Oil Marinated Chicken

By Fit Staff - June 17th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Couldn’t be easier, or more delicious.


Chimichurri Fajitas

By Fit Staff - June 16th, 2012

Recipe By Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond from Almost Meatless
Fajitas are great for a crowd and the perfect recipe for incorporating small amounts of meat with lots of complementary ingredients.


Farro Salad

By Fit Staff - June 15th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Kathy Gold
Farro is a nutty and delicious grain that is a protein powerhouse with 7 grams in a ¼ cup. It’s readily available in Italian markets and some supermarkets.


Braised Goat Meatballs with Artichokes and Fennel

By Fit Staff - June 13th, 2012

Recipe By Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
Goat is in! Here’s a recipe from Goat Meat, Milk, Cheese by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough.


Chilled Cucumber Soup

By Fit Staff - June 12th, 2012

Cold cucumber soup is a perfect way to start a meal. Also, contrary to what you would think given the name “butter” milk, buttermilk doesn’t have butter in it. It is a cultured milk product, so look for the lower fat versions.



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Vital Signs Ep. 1 – Part 4

September 19th, 2011

Noelle Dames looks to extending the Greensgrow LIFE program. While, Joseph Mitsouras and his family preserve their share.



Vital Signs Ep. 1 – Part 3

September 12th, 2011

Joseph Mitsouras shares how his family includes children in meal planning.




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Move Over, Kale Chips! Kale Buds Are Here

By Lari Robling - April 18th, 2012

High Tunnel farming caught my eye because its extended growing season adds to the amount of local produce we get. While farm manager Aviva Asher was tidying up the winter crop to make way for spring, I discovered another benefit of local growing: use what you’ve got.

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