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Turkey & Spinach Burgers

By Fit Staff - August 23rd, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Spinach in a burger? Popeye would approve.


Best BLT Ever

By Fit Staff - August 9th, 2011

Recipe By Fit Staff
It’s the season for bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. We lighten ours up by using turkey or tofu bacon and adding a serving of whole grain. The avocado adds some richness, but with a healthier fat.


Arepa Sandwich

By Fit Staff - July 27th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jose Garces, Chifa Restaurant
What’s an Arepa? Think pita pocket made with corn flour. Once you get the hang of making these, in addition to Chef’s Garces’ chicken salad, use your imagination to fill them with salads, sliced tomatoes or even a veggie burger.


Nori Vegetable Wraps

By Fit Staff - July 23rd, 2011

Recipe By Arnold Kauffman
These are easy to make and work well for a party. No need to explain it’s from a raw food diet, it works well for those dining with “fire” and those without.


Big Veggie Hoagie

By Fit Staff - July 14th, 2011

Recipe By City Harvest
Don’t think hoagies have to be filled with meat. Here’s a new way to look at an old favorite.


Citrus Avocado Sandwiches

By Fit Staff - July 12th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
This time of year, tomatoes also work well in place of the citrus… they are both acidic.


Ful Mudamas Gyro

By Fit Staff - June 30th, 2011

Recipe By Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond from Almost Meatless
Gyros are the famous Mediterranean street sandwiches. In our version, marinated lamb leg is grilled and sliced thin, and then tucked into super soft pita bread.


Attie’s Old-Fashioned Salmon Burgers

By Fit Staff - March 25th, 2011

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Replace your burger with this fish alternative. No sacrifice here!


Spicy
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By Fit Staff - November 8th, 2010

Recipe By Myra Goodman
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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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