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Salad in a Jar

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup pearl barley 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth or water 1 carrot, grated 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons bottled Italian vina…

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Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

This tabouli tastes like a garden in a bowl. Very fresh and bursting with flavor. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature. Perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or potluck. Itís delightfully refreshing! …

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Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Serve as a main dish, or it's easy to take on a summer picnic. It is decadent and healthy at the same time. We load ours with extra spinach, spices and three different types of cheese, which adds f…

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10 Healthy Picnic Food Ideas

Now that days are getting warmer, most people will be heading outdoors to parks and beaches to spend time with friends and family. Here are 10 great healthy picnic food ideas to take along to keep peo…

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5 Things to Pack for Your Labor Day Picnic

If you're lucky enough to have Monday off for Labor Day and don't already have big party (or nap) plans, you should consider rounding up your family or friends for a simple picnic in the park! Surpris…

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5 Tips for a Healthy & Green Picnic

Recently, on one of the first truly warm days of spring, my toddler suggested a picnic in the park. How could I resist? That Sunday evening, in lieu of dinner around the table, we packed up and walked…

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7 Tips for a Healthy Green Picnic

Picnics are my favorite way to spend a sunny summer day with good friends or family, especially when it is spontaneous! It can be in a park, by the lake, sea or riverside, or even in a backyard…

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Picnic Perk Ups

I donít know how I did not remember that July was National Picnic Month. But, fortunately I remembered just in time to write about it before the month is over. As we all know, there are many ways a…

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Nature Lesson: Observing Ants

When you live in the city you take any nature you can get. I may not be able to walk out the front door to take my kids on a nature walk through the woods, but we can go out on the sidewalk and look a…

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Summer Country Picnic Menu with Recipes

Recently I taught a cooking class featuring locally grown foods. As it is presently late spring/early summer in New Jersey there is not a whole lot of abundant produce, but with the help of my local…

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