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Cauliflower Rice

I eat fairly low carb, and try to include tons of veggies in my meals. This means I avoid grains, including rice. Cauliflower rice makes a great substitute that is delicious. Here are the basics.  Ingredients: One head of cauliflower  … Continue reading

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Farm To Table Dinner: Reserve Your Seat

Don’t miss our Farm to Table dinner! Every spring we host a farm to table dinner at the farm.  It is carefully prepared by Chef Craig Barbour with Roots Good Local Food and never ceases to beautifully, creatively and deliciously highlight the wonderful spring produce from … Continue reading

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What is Leptin and Why Should You Care?

Over the past several years, I have become convinced our society consumes way too much sugar, grains, potatoes, and process foods, resulting in something close to a metabolic melt down. All of these foods are loaded with carbohydrates and raise … Continue reading

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Chicken with Dijon and Tarragon

I try to include herbs in our CSA bags each week. Surprisingly, our members have more questions about how to use these beautiful herbs than they do about the veggies. Here is a great way to use tarragon. You can … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Summer Salad

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh tomato and basil salads, because both are in their glory by July. There are many variations on this salad. I actually make it a little differently almost every time I make it. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deep Nutrition

Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan, MD This is one of the most interesting and influential books I have read this year. Dr. Shanahan gives a powerful description of how the foods we eat (nutrition) … Continue reading

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Glazed Chinese Longbeans

We always grow Chinese Longbeans, and CSA members get them several times during the summer. This strange bean is one that can stump even hard core veggie lovers. The problem is that if you don’t cook them long enough, they … Continue reading

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Basic Cooking Skills are Key to Health and Nutrition

In June, Bells Best Berries hosted a cooking class for our CSA members. I have found that many people want to eat healthy, so they join a CSA. However, when they start getting their veggie bags, they quickly realize they … Continue reading

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Root Veggie Roast

Our CSA members will find they get root vegetables in the fall, winter, spring, and even early summer. It is a great idea to learn to love them if you want to be a good “locavore”, because they are the … Continue reading

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Red Curry Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is just beautiful in early June! It comes in a multitude of colors and is full of powerful vitamins and phytonutrients. Here is a simple but exotic way to prepare it. Ingredients: One large bundle of chard One … Continue reading

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