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Easy Bowtie Pasta Family Recipe

Easy Bowtie Pasta Family Recipe

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

We just got back from a Birthday Party and had this great tasting salad that I had to share! It is a light cold salad that is perfect for a bbq or party. It is very easy – just six basic ingredients – spinach, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, bow tie pasta, italian dressing, and pine […]

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Salsa

Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Salsa

| September 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Lots of fresh ingredients….healthy and delicious.
Ingredients for the Marinade & Fish:
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime zest
1 1/2 teaspoons of honey
3 minced garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 pound tilapia […]

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Romaine Lettuce Recall 2011

Romaine Lettuce Recall 2011

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

True Leaf Farms is voluntary recalling 90 cartons of chopped romaine lettuce because of the possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  The recalled product was shipped between September 12 and 13 to an institutional food service distributor in Oregon, who further distributed it to at least two additional states, Washington and Idaho.
Most of the lettuce was […]

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Meatless Chili Recipes

Meatless Chili Recipes

| September 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

We love chili, especially when the weather cools down. I remember the few days it would get cold my mom would always make chili. Since we are making a push to eat healthier I recently have come across many meatless chili recipes. I am going to make each one of these in the coming weeks […]

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Meatless Monday Menu for today

Meatless Monday Menu for today

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Meatless Monday was launched in 2003 and now there are homegrown versions of the “cut out meat one day a week” program in 21 countries with more popping up all the time. The growing global movement will be stronger and spread faster if we all share what we’re doing. We hope you’ll use this page […]

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Obesity in Children

Obesity in Children

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do you want to stop childhood obesity? Over the past year or so I have been trying to learn about food companies in the U.S. and I was shocked to learn of all the colors and flavors our food contains. Food Companies in the United States spend billions on advertising targeting children – $1.6 billion […]

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One Million Moms wants Boycott of New Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

One Million Moms wants Boycott of New Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

| September 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

The conservative group One Million Moms is once again outraged by Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.  They are calling for a boycott of the new flavor called “Schweddy Balls” which was inspired by a 1998 Saturday Night Live skit.  The alliance said on its website: “The vulgar new flavor has turned something as innocent as ice […]

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Pumpkin Shortage 2011 – Get Your Pumpkins Early!

Pumpkin Shortage 2011 – Get Your Pumpkins Early!

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Although farmers in the Midwest will fill some of the void, there is no doubt that pumpkin crops in the Northeast were severely damaged by hurricane Irene.  As a matter of fact, some farmers reported that their entire patch of 15 to 20 thousand pumpkins were completely destroyed.  Therefore we anticipate a shortage and higher prices.  If […]

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Soccer Snack Ideas

Soccer Snack Ideas

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Soccer season is in full swing for us and yet again we need soccer snack ideas! There is not much time between when we get home from school and when the soccer game starts so we need to plan our snack out ahead of time! Our go to snack before the game is a banana, […]

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This Week’s Meatless Monday Recipes

This Week’s Meatless Monday Recipes

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Meatless Monday, is a campaign that encourages people to “cut out meat one day a week” for health and environmental benefits. Eliminating meat doesn’t automatically make your diet healthier. It’s still important to eat the right balance of healthy foods and to limit your intake of unhealthy foods. Here is this week’s Meatless Monday Recipes […]

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