Vegetable Stir Fry

INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic scapes, chopped 2 tablespoons peanut sauce 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup sliced carrots 1 cup sliced green cabbage 1 cup sliced celery 1 cup fresh snap peas 1 cup sliced zucchini 1 cup sliced tomato 1 cup chopped green onions 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water 2…

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Cucumber, Cantaloupe, & Summer Squash Salad

Looking for a creative alternative to the traditional garden salad? Try this refreshing and delicious recipe for a Cucumber, Cantaloupe and Squash Salad! Simple to make and effortless to enjoy, this will quickly become a staple for your summer get-togethers this season! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt Finely grated zest of 1 lime 1…

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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Recently, I gave a talk on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Sometimes GMOs are referred to as Genetically Engineered (GE) foods or more boldly labeled as Frankenfoods. GMOs have been on the market since 1996. Remember the famous Starlink corn that found its way into corn chips and caused a huge uproar? Why is the whole…

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Fresh This Week Tips – June 15, 2011

BANANAS: Store: Keep bananas at room temperature, as they will continue to ripen over time. If you’re not able to finish all the bananas in the bunch, don’t worry! Even ripe or overripe bananas are good for some recipes. Use: Bananas are beloved by people of all ages. They’re perfect for a delicious afternoon snack,…

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