Hands-On Recipe: Creamy Asparagus Soup

We are wild about asparagus right now because its spears are sprouting big-time in the garden! We eat these super veggies cut fresh or make this yummy seasonal creamy soup. Sip a serving of this light but filling low-fat soup that it is a good source of fiber, bone building calcium and the antioxidant vitamins [...]

2019-04-25T12:07:20-04:00April 25th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Reader’s Digest: This Is What Best-By, Use-By, and Sell-By Dates Really Mean

"Stop throwing away perfectly good food!  Here's your cheat sheet to what's still good - and what needs to go!  Inspect your food. You can usually tell quickly when a product’s gone bad—there’s mold on the bread, or the milk smells sour. “Check the quality of the specific product by smell, taste, if it’s visually [...]

2019-03-13T16:13:35-04:00March 13th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Banana Crepes

Our Simply Crepes recipe works for breakfast, lunch, and dinner—and in this low-fat but yummy dessert. The chocolate and banana combination is one sweet taste we can’t get enough of, but it’s okay to indulge in this healthy treat!  Kids love making and eating these low-fat whole-grain crepes as an alternative to bread. Do what [...]

2019-03-13T15:58:33-04:00March 13th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Southern Italian Minestrone Soup

This authentic minestrone soup is made straight from the heart of southern Italy. It’s super delicious and nutritious by packing a serious protein punch. It’s also an excellent source of fiber, vitamins A and C and the mineral iron. The consistency is more like a stew, than a soup, so one bowl will fill you [...]

2019-03-07T22:11:28-04:00January 11th, 2019|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Pumpkin Buttermilk Pancakes

Pumpkin in our pancakes? Why not! Take advantage of pumpkin season when these large orange fruits, loaded with beta carotene, are easy to find. We used buckwheat flour in this yummy pancake because it’s a rich source of flavonoids (plus it’s edible for people with wheat allergies), and we added ground flaxseeds to provide omega-3 [...]

2018-11-07T15:38:02-04:00November 7th, 2018|Media Buzz|

Catholic Health World: Families of Pediatric Patients Get Healing Meals

"To help ensure that sick children and their families eat nutritious meals — despite the long hours they spend at the hospital — St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Paterson, N.J., and a group of community partners is offering free, ready-to-heat meals. Through the Healing Meals food gifting program, the family of any child undergoing treatment [...]

2018-11-05T17:54:42-04:00November 5th, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Chickpea Chippers

Deliciously Nutritious! "We love the Chocolate Chickpea Chipper recipe!!!  Looking forward to making them for our on the go SNACKS!!!-:), The Best Family" Chocolate Chickpea Chippers We know what you’re thinking - cookies made with chickpeas? But these cookies are a delicious, healthy alternative to traditional chocolate chip cookies without sacrificing any flavor!  [...]

2018-09-27T14:14:28-04:00September 26th, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-On: Eggplant Parm Towers

Eggplant is fun to cook + eat! Eggplant Parmesan Recipe:  This recipe “stacks up” better than the traditional eggplant parm you’ll find on the menu at your favorite Italian restaurant. With eggplant abundant in our garden, we wanted to lighten up the old-school version, which can be very heavy and high in calories. [...]

2018-09-20T12:16:44-04:00September 20th, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-on Recipe: Handmade Cheesy Ravioli

Making fresh pasta with family and friends is one of those kitchen memories you won’t ever forget! In fact, Stacey spent an afternoon in the kitchen with her dad and sisters making fresh ravioli, and alas, another HealthBarn recipe was born! Our Handmade Cheesey Ravioli is the perfect hands-on recipe to get the whole family [...]

2018-08-23T14:10:22-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Media Buzz|