Summer Hydration Alert!

Summer is an exciting time to play outside and be active all day long.  The high heat of the day and lots of play time can lead to dehydration, especially for children and older adults.  Remember that if you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated!  Before you reach for a Gatorade loaded with food dyes, [...]

2017-05-04T17:52:55-04:00July 14th, 2016|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Crunchy Veggie Freekeh Salad

Crunchy Veggie Freekeh Salad We love this ancient super grain Freekeh, pronounced Free-kuh.  It's Colorful and delicious -- try it! loaded with muscle building protein and good nutrition!  It's easy to cook -- 1 part freekeh to 2 1/2 parts water.  This delicious salad brightens up lunch (or dinner) with crunchy veggies and [...]

2017-05-04T23:06:42-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Quinoa Salad  This fresh and flavorful creation uses the whole grain quinoa So bright & colorful you need sunglasses! (pronounced keen-wah), which is the only grain that naturally contains protein. The combination of vitamin C and iron in this recipe is really important, because your body uses the vitamin C to help [...]

2017-05-05T17:53:44-04:00May 14th, 2015|Current Happenings|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Sorrel

SORREL Sorrel is not well known, but we think it should be!  It’s one of the great spring greens that we look forward to all winter!  The leaves are oblong, arrow-shaped, and green.  Sorrel has a sour, lemony flavor that makes kids and grown-ups go wild, and which makes it an exciting addition to dishes.  [...]

2017-05-08T22:22:49-04:00April 22nd, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Arugula

ARUGULA Loose arugula leaves: looks like the makings of a super salad! ( Arugula is one of the leafy greens we are definitely looking forward to this spring!  It’s commonly used as a salad green and is known for its zesty, peppery flavor.  The leaves are typically pretty narrow with curvy or spiky [...]

2017-05-08T22:25:59-04:00April 15th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Dandelion Greens

DANDELION GREENS Delicious dandelion greens: these “weeds” have so much to offer! ( Spring is finally on its way, and with it come lots of great greens!  Sure, most people think of dandelions as weeds, but the greens are totally edible and worthy of space in your garden because they are super nutritious.  [...]

2017-05-08T22:48:03-04:00March 11th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Kohlrabi

KOHLRABI Purple kohlrabi looks like an alien veggie, but we love it! ( Kohlrabi is definitely one of winter’s lesser known vegetables, but if you’ve never tried it, you’re missing out!  They truly look alien—the part that’s usually eaten is a swollen bulb-like stem, with smaller stems that shoot off of it and [...]

2017-05-08T23:11:19-04:00February 4th, 2013|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|
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