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Pork with Garlic-Ginger Broccoli and Bok Choy

Recipe By Cathy Marschean-Spivak
Here’s her great tip: Make a list of ingredients you have on hand in your refrigerator and put them into your internet search engine and see what recipes come up.


Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Recipe by Chef Kevin Roberts
This light-style tuna salad makes a good first course served over toast rounds. You won’t miss the fat of the mayo in this tuna salad — the tomato juice adds zing and the horseradish mustard gives a kick.


“Old-Fashioned” Chowder

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Here’s a dairy-free take on the New England classic. The seafood is a admittedly a weekend splurge, but you can substitute canned shrimp and canned clams for the scallops and shrimp.


Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe By Chef Christina Martin
Want to make cupcakes or other dreamy desserts for your vegan friends. Try out this tasty topping on your next batch of cupcakes.


Broiled Trout topped with mustard and oats

While at first glance this may seem like an odd coating for fish, it’s not any different than using crushed cornflakes or bread crumbs. Try it…. you’ll like it!


My Sweet and Sour Pork

The list of ingredients looks long…. but stir-frying comes together quickly. Try using brown basmati rice for whole grain fiber.


Keshké Salad

Recipe By Joumana Accad
The word keshké refers to keshek, a traditional staple in the Lebanese larder made up of yogurt mixed with bulgur, fermented in the sun and ground into a powder.


Ground Turkey and Mint Lettuce Wraps

Recipe By Sara Moulton From Sara Moulton Cooks at Home, Simon and Schuster, 2010
Substitute a lettuce leaf for a flour tortilla and you get a vegetable instead of bread.


Peanut Sesame Sauce

Recipe By Sara Moulton From Sara Moulton Cooks at Home, Simon and Schuster, 2010
Make this sauce to use as a vegetable dipper tonight and as an ingredient for tomorrow’s dinner.



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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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