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Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

By Fit Staff - June 14th, 2012

Recipe By Ellie Krieger
Here the pumpkin seeds are an optional topping, but they add a pleasing crunch. The olive oil makes this especially light.


Chocolate Mousse Pie

By Fit Staff - June 7th, 2012

Recipe Lisa Montgomery, author of Raw Inspiration, Living Dynamically With Raw Food. Try this raw chocolate mousse, using avocado, coconut and cacao.


Asian Fruit Compote

By Fit Staff - May 18th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
This is an exotic mixture of fruit that works as a dessert or brunch dish, but don’t overlook the sauces. You can also make them and use them on grilled fish, melon slices, or to dress up a simple angel food cake.


Very Gingery Pumpkin Mousse

By Fit Staff - April 5th, 2012

Recipe By American Diabetes Association
This dessert is easy and elegant as well as diabetic friendly.


Oatmeal, Carrot, and
 Apple 
Breakfast 
Squares


By Fit Staff - March 8th, 2012

Recipe By Myra Goodman
These 
breakfast 
squares
 are good for the A.M. but also a great treat for the afternoon.


Pineapple Upside Down Cake

By Fit Staff - March 1st, 2012

Recipe By Roben Ryberg from the book Gluten-Free in Five Minutes
This recipe uses the white rice flour version of Yellow Cake poured atop a brown sugar and pineapple base. Then it is inverted after baking.


Vitasoy Chocolate Soy Milk Cheesecake

By Fit Staff - February 22nd, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Think you don’t like tofu? This dessert will change your mind.


Olive Oil Apple Cake

By Fit Staff - February 2nd, 2012

Recipe By Chef Angela Ranalli
At Le Le Virtù, Pastry Chef Angela Ranalli adds a crumb topping and serves it with flavored mascarpone. She says for a healthier version that works well for a breakfast, treat skip the topping and serve with a little yogurt on the side.


Citrus-Scented Polenta Cake

By Fit Staff - February 2nd, 2012

Recipe By Domenica Marchetti
I suppose you could all this an Italian Carrot Cake! You get the benefits of both the olive oil and the carrots.



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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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