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Brooke’s Post: Super Sprouts

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It wasn’t until last weeks farmers’ market that I discovered the amazing world of sprouts. In the past I would always order alfalfa sprouts on my sandwiches at delis, but never knew exactly what those sprouts were or what the benefits of them are, they simply just tasted yummy. At the farmers market I was […]

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Kathleen’s Post: 10 Steps in Supporting Your Community, Saving Money & Eating Local This Holiday Season

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10 Steps in Supporting Your Community, Saving Money & Eating Local This Holiday Season Shop at the Winter Farmer’s Market for holiday meals and seasonal gifts! Dates can be found on seacoasteatlocal.org. Some farms also offer ‘bulk sales’ for items that store well like onions if you buy in quantity. Buy your family Christmas tree […]

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Amber’s Post: A Gift That Keeps Giving

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With holiday celebrations among us, meal preparation is inevitable. With cooking comes food scraps and heavy trashes. Before you throw away everything from vegetable and fruit peelings to teabags and eggshells, consider the benefits of composting. When waste is sent to a landfill, air cannot get to the organic matter. Therefore, as the waste breaks […]

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Kathleen’s Post: Immune Booster Blog

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The colder weather brings on the cold season. While you shop the markets stock up on items rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Vitamins A, E and C are the three vitamins known for being antioxidants and the mineral zinc is known for its immune boosting properties. Vitamin A can be found in liver, fish […]

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Amber’s Post: How to Make a Pumpkin Cake

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If you’re wondering what to make for Thanksgiving dessert this year, I’ve got the answer for you! This past week I made a pumpkin cake for my friends birthday, which is a versatile dessert for any celebration this fall. Instead of using store bought pumpkin puree, I used a “sugar pumpkin” (also called “pie pumpkins”) […]

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Brooke’s Post: Don’t Be Fooled By Eggs

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I am not sure why I have never noticed this before, or maybe I have, and just did not pay attention to it. I always just grab the cheapest carton of eggs, I never thought about why some are cheaper than others, I figured it was simply a brand name issue. Eggs are eggs, what […]

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Kathleen’s Post: 30 minute Easy Fall Harvest Dinner

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Fall Harvest Chicken Dinner: Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 chicken breast without skin 1 large or two medium sweet potato cut into fourths 2 Large apples sliced or cubed ½ onion chopped Haricot verts (green beans) Preheat oven to 450F Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add sweet potato and cook until you can easily […]

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Brooke’s Post: You Are What You Eat

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Your body is your home, your sanctuary, your responsibility. You only get one body, in which that body takes care of you every single day, you owe it to treat it with the proper respect. Your body heals every cut you get, kills every bacteria you encounter, mends your broken limbs and even when you […]

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Amber’s Post: Where to Eat Local this Weekend

This weekend is a transition between summer and winter farmers markets. With the end of the Portsmouth market, you might be wondering where you can purchase convenient and locally sourced food. Supporting the local initiative, there are restaurants spanning from Kittery, Maine to Epping, New Hampshire serving delicious dishes. In particular, one of my all time favorite places […]

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Kathleen’s Post: Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies

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Spaghetti is probably one of my favorite meals… in fact, any kind of noodle dish is a favorite meal. French fries? Fried rice? Chips and dip? Count me in! Over the course of the past few years of studying nutrition and wellness, I started looking for ways to easily increase my vegetable intake without losing […]

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