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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!


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.


Asparagus soup

By Fit Staff - May 17th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jonathan Waxman, from Italian, My Way
The Italian way is always the most direct, simple and delicious. This soup epitomizes that philosophy. It also uses what we would normally discard, so it is economical as well.


Raw Shaved Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

By Fit Staff - May 16th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jonathan Waxman, from Italian, My Way
Here’s my advice about asparagus: First, please don’t serve asparagus from five thousand miles away; it is neither sensible nor tasty. Second, freshness is paramount; the stalks need to be crisp, not limp or tired.


Apple and Berry Scented Quinoa

By Fit Staff - May 15th, 2012

Recipe By Christina Pirello
It’s high in complete protein, contains fresh fruit, and the added protein of walnuts. Tested on lots of kids, this recipe has won raves every time!


Chayote and Tomato Salad

By Fit Staff - May 9th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
Chayote is a gourd whose taste is described as a cross between a cucumber or a zucchini. Until the good beefsteak tomatoes come in, feel free to substitute ripe cherry tomatoes.


Portobello Salad with Chipotle Portobello Vinaigrette

By Fit Staff - May 7th, 2012

Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
The pepper gives the mushroom a burst of flavor. For a quick meal, throw some boneless skinless chicken breasts on the grill, let rest while you prepare the mushrooms and fan some chicken slices around the mushroom. Drizzle with a little extra vinaigrette.


Light Pumpkin Panna Cotta

By Fit Staff - May 1st, 2012

Recipe By Holly Chute, Executive Chef Georgia Governor’s Mansion
Here’s a Panna Cotta recipe that reflects the flavors of the season. It’s an easy do-ahead dessert that is is a light finish to your Thanksgiving meal.


Italian Greens

By Fit Staff - April 26th, 2012

Recipe By American Diabetes Association
Escarole is one of those vegetables that once you try it, you wonder why you haven’t been eating it all along. This dish pairs well chicken.



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Vital Signs Ep. 1 – Part 4

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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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