Friendly Fermented Foods

Fermented foods.  What are they and why are they being given so much focus in the area of health and nutrition?   Fermented foods are foods that have been ag...

Posted: November 12, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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FYI - Fennel

Fennel is a winter vegetable which is said to taste a bit like black licorice or anaise. Fennel seeds are also used whole or ground into a powder.  You can eat the bulb, st...

Posted: November 6, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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3 Steps to Halloween Recovery

Well, Halloween has come and gone and like most holidays, there can be the temptation to consume foods/treats a little differently than we normally would.  Why are so many ...

Posted: November 1, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Pomegranates - Antioxidant Superhero!

Pomegranates….Have you tried one of these interesting fruits?  Hopefully you will after knowing more about these antioxidant superheros.  The pomegranate tree i...

Posted: October 27, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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"Fall" in Love with Seasonal Foods

The cooler fall air makes us naturally crave and look for warm and hearty foods.  Those foods are in tune with the seasons if you look at what is harvested and available th...

Posted: October 23, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Garlic Goodness

Garlic is from the allium family which includes famous relatives such as onions, leeks, chives, shallots, and scallions.  These are an impressive and proud group of disease...

Posted: October 10, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Thanksgiving Dinner Tips

Well, summer is over and now we are moving into the romance of fall.  The desire for warm foods is starting to kick in as the cooler weather is upon us.  Thanksgiving ...

Posted: October 2, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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You Can't Beat Beets!

DID YOU KNOW THAT Beets belong to the family that includes chard, spinach and quinoa??? If you have cut/peeled beets that deep red is very much like a dye on your hand...

Posted: September 25, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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