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Banana-Granola Pancakes

By Fit Staff - February 5th, 2012

Recipe By Katie Cavuto Boyle
You could call these 24-hour pancakes: great for breakfast, brunch, or dinner and maybe even a snack!

Wheat Berry Breakfast Bowl

By Fit Staff - January 10th, 2012


Here’s a healthy, hearty way that’s great for getting off to school on a cold morning.

Pumpkin Mini-Muffins

By Fit Staff - January 3rd, 2012

Recipe By Chef Christina Martin
These muffins are very moist and delicious, they are also vegetarian and fun for kids to make.

Blueberry Gingerbread Pancakes

By Fit Staff - December 23rd, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Looking ahead to Christmas breakfast, who wouldn’t want to begin the morning festivities with some hearty pancakes?

Banana Bread Muffins (sugar and gluten free)

By Fit Staff - December 8th, 2011

Recipe By Fit Fan Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell took an old recipe and with a few substitutions created these gluten free muffins that are good anytime of day.

Healthy Banana Bread

By Fit Staff - December 3rd, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
This recipe swaps out light olive oil for butter and orange juice for sugar. Both oranges and bananas are high in potassium. Make two and give a healthy gift to a neighbor.

Minimum Wage Oatmeal

By Fit Staff - September 25th, 2011

Recipe By Daniel McLaughlin
One of the reasons oatmeal makes the perfect breakfast food is that oats contain more soluble fiber than any other grain.

California Walnut-Rosemary Bread

By Fit Staff - September 23rd, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Learning how to make homemade bread is a relaxing thing to do. This makes two loaves, so you can freeze one for later when you are less relaxed.

Grandma’s Hot Cakes

By Fit Staff - September 20th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Santa would enjoy ending his epic ride with a hearty breakfast like this.

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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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