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Apple and Berry Scented Quinoa

By Fit Staff - May 15th, 2012

Recipe By Christina Pirello
It’s high in complete protein, contains fresh fruit, and the added protein of walnuts. Tested on lots of kids, this recipe has won raves every time!


Popovers

By Fit Staff - May 10th, 2012

Recipe By Nicole Hunn from Gluten-Free on a Shoestring
These popovers offer a welcome change to the gluten-free diet. Pair these with a soup or salad for a savory treat.


Edamame Salad

By Fit Staff - March 19th, 2012

Recipe By Katie Cavuto Boyle
At last, a kid-friendly bean salad. Edamame may be hard to say, but it’s easy to see why kids take to this soybean that is healthy and relatively unprocessed.


Pesto White Bean Dip

By Fit Staff - March 18th, 2012

Recipe By Katie Cavuto Boyle
Could there be an easier recipe? We don’t think so. This dip is perfect for packing lunch – try some vegetable dippers with pretzel sticks.


Banana-Granola Pancakes

By Fit Staff - March 13th, 2012

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


Ginger Beans

By Fit Staff - March 6th, 2012

Recipe By Joni Bishop
Garlic and Ginger are powerful seasonings that add a clean and savory flavor to any vegetable dish!


Kale Chips

By Fit Staff - February 21st, 2012

Recipe By Kim O’Donnel from the book The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook
Put down those potato chips and try this healthy snack while you are watching TV!


Quinoa with Aduki Beans

By Fit Staff - February 17th, 2012

Recipe By Donna Fountain
This is a versatile recipe that can swap out a variety of healthy ingredients to the quinoa base.


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!



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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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