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Ground Turkey and Mint Lettuce Wraps

By Fit Staff - May 27th, 2012

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.


Tempeh Hoagie-Letta

By Fit Staff - May 21st, 2012

Recipe By Kim O’Donnel from: The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook
In this meal, pan-fried tempeh stands in for the Italian meats. It’s a great way to keep your day totally meatless!


Thai Veggie Burgers

By Fit Staff - April 10th, 2012

Recipe By Mama Pea (Sarah Matheny)
Tired of the same-old veggie burger? Thai seasoning and an oatmeal/chickpea mix will get you out of a rut.


Fish Shawarma Sandwich

By Fit Staff - March 2nd, 2012

Recipe By Joumana Accad
This recipe is a take on the ubiquitous Lebanese Shawarma; except that here, fish is used and it is grilled quickly (or pan-fried) after marinating in olive oil and spices.


Sloppy Joe the Vegan Sandwich

By Fit Staff - February 20th, 2012

Recipe By Christina Pirello
In this version, the filling is lean, meat-free, and saturated fat-free, but loaded with the taste and texture we have come to adore, and the nutrients we need.


Smokey Black Bean & Cheddar Burrito with Baby Spinach

By Fit Staff - February 13th, 2012

Recipe By Maryellen Driscoll
Chipotle chiles in adobo lend a nice smoky overtone to this meatless meal, while toasted pepitas folded into the filling give it an unexpected crunch.


Southwestern Turkey Burger

By Fit Staff - January 27th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
It’s a new twist on the turkey burger. Use lean ground turkey and add chipotle flavored hot sauce to make it spicy and hot! Great for indoor or outdoor grilling.


Feta & Olive Turkey Burger

By Fit Staff - January 4th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
A burger lover will never miss the beef in this version. The vegetables keep the meat moist, so feel free to use a low fat feta cheese. If salt is your issue, reduce the amount of olives and use a low sodium feta.


Cajun Turkey Burgers with Spicy Remoulade

By Fit Staff - September 27th, 2011

Recipe by Jennifer Chandler
Sometimes turkey burgers lack the “oomph” of beef. In this recipe Jennifer Chandler adds some mustard, and spicy seasonings to the patty and creates a spicy remoulade sauce to give it even more kick.



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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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