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Herbed Drop Dumplings

Dumplings are reminiscent of Sunday dinners with grandma.  But they are incredibly easy, usually fat free and dress up your favorite soup in a matter of minutes.  Why don’t we make dumplings any more?   You can add your favorite herb blend to complement the type of soup you are making.  Fresh chopped chives are a favorite option.  Make some today.  Your grandmother will be… Read more »

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Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Nothing says home like a simmering pot of chicken stew. Fluffy herbed dumplings soak up a scrumptious broth that draws its flavor from a classic mirepoix. Use your food processor to make the fine dicing go faster. Tender chicken, perfect potatoes and sweet peas give this stew a luscious appeal that will make it a… Read more »

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Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Roasted Red Pepper & Green Bean Salad

Most of the salty flavor in this recipe comes from good olives, so be sure to pick something you love when you’re shopping for ingredients. The green beans continue to soak up the brine, melding with the sweetness of the red peppers and the tart, oily olive–if you have the option, make this recipe a… Read more »

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Roasted Red Pepper & Green Bean Salad

Pork and Pumpkin Chili with Greens

Love chili but bored of the same old, same old? Feeling adventuresome? Pair this chili up with cornbread and enjoy the discovery that healthy eating doesn’t need to be bland. Tip: If you can’t find mustard greens, and sturdy, dark green will work. Try collards or chard or spinach instead.

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Pork and Pumpkin Chili with Greens

Curried Squash and Apple Bisque with Leek

This recipe yields approximately 1 ½ quarts of soup, and it’s very flexible. If you don’t have squash, carrots make an excellent substitute. Apple is optional.  The refined version below calls for straining the soup and finishing it with heavy cream, though for day-to-day use, I recommend skipping both, upping the fiber content, lowering the… Read more »

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Curried Squash and Apple Bisque with Leek

Fruit Salsa

Developed to work with the resources available to a public school lunch program and specially designed to appeal to kids, this fruit salsa is a healthy and tasty snack ideal for serving to any group of kids. Serve it up at your next classroom party or send it with your kids as a mid-day snack:… Read more »

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Fruit Salsa

Homemade Snack Bars

Kids will love this homemade snack bar and you can send it with them to school, confident that the fiber, protein and heart-healthy fat will keep them full and energized to help them focus on learning and playing all day long.

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Homemade Snack Bars