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Edamame Salad

By Fit Staff - February 5th, 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.

Fennel, White Bean and Parmesan Salad

By Fit Staff - February 2nd, 2012

Recipe By Robin Ellis
This combination is enlivened by the lemony dressing, it’s moreish! Another good lunch number for company.

Jicama-Citrus Salad

By Fit Staff - January 30th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Time to make sure you have your winter serving of sunshine.

Chamomile Marinated Vegetable Salad

By Fit Staff - January 18th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Yep, using herb tea is wacky, but when you think about it, it’s basically an herb infusion. It definitely adds extra flavor so you can use less olive oil.

Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing

By Fit Staff - November 17th, 2011

Recipe By Chef, Educator and Foodwriter Priscilla Martel and Charlie van Over
Drizzle this dressing on to your favorite salad to give it a delicious flavor.

Dandelion Salad with Halloumi Croutons

By Fit Staff - November 9th, 2011

Recipe By Joumana Accad
This is a perfect dish for a summer evening. It is served at every mezze in Lebanon, with quartered lemons on the side. Some folks still make it with wild dandelions that were foraged that day. I go to the supermarket and get the organic ones if possible.

Roasted Beet, Spinach and Walnut Salad

By Fit Staff - September 30th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Try one of the many heirloom varieties of beets currently in the markets.

Thai Cabbage Salad

By Fit Staff - September 19th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Look for local cabbage coming into the farmers’ markets!

Fire Roasted Bean and Shrimp Salad w/ Molasses Dressing

By Fit Staff - September 3rd, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
If you have a big crowd to feed, this salad is easily extended by adding more beans or lettuce.

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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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