Lets slow down and enjoy the holidays

Did you find enough time to enjoy Thanksgiving? One wouldn't want to slow down and actually talk to someone during a meal, let alone consider swallowing and digesting our Thanksgiving meal before heading out to SHOP Thursday night! Let's be real, what is the big hurry? You would think that Americans couldn't wait to stand…

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Butternut Squash, Lentil and Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS 1/2 butternut squash, peeled & deseeded 3-4 garlic cloves, skin on 1/2 fresh chili, sliced 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup boiling water 400 grams/14 ounces cooked lentils 1 teaspoon cumin powder Olive oil Juice from 1/2 lemon Salt to taste Fresh coriander/cilantro leaves for garnish     PREPARATION Preheat oven to 180 degrees C…

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KFF Thanksgiving Guide

Add color, flavor, and texture to the holiday feast with these inventive new takes on our favorite fall veggies using the produce from your Box of Good!  Your Holiday Box includes: Granny Smith Apples, 2 lbs.*  Cranberries, 8 oz.*  Satsumas, 2 lbs.  Garnet Yams, 2 lbs. Green Beans, 1 lb. Carrots, 2 lbs Yellow Potatoes,…

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Planning Thanksgiving side dishes.

Cookbooks surround me with pages folded and creased to mark recipes I’m eager to try. While I plan holiday dishes, in the background PBS plays Julia Child confidently laying a pliable dough into a round French pan. It’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays—it’s a day devoted to cooking, eating, family…

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Zucchini, Tomato and Rice Gratin

1 cup cooked rice 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), sliced 1/4-inch thick 1/2 pound tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick Table salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 medium onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 1/2…

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The Nutritional Power of Pumpkins

by Maylin Rodriguez-Paez, RN   Pumpkins are not just Halloween decorations — they’re also total nutritional powerhouses.    In fact, both the flesh and the seeds of pumpkins contain a number of beneficial nutrients that can help prevent disease and promote health.    So before you trash the remains of that freshly carved pumpkin you’ve…

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