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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

It’s mid summer and the farmer’s markets are in full swing. If you’ve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…

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Squashy Black Bean Stew

Fresh squash or canned pumpkin makes this a flavorful thick stew, with a Mexican flavor and a bit of spice. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onions, chopped 2 cloves  garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili p…

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What is the Healthiest Squash?

Who doesn't love squash? Whether roasted or mashed, grilled or steamed, squash is delicious. I haven't met a squash I don't love. While there are many varieties, some of the most popular include: acor…

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Barley, Apples and Walnuts

Autumn fruits and nuts and woodsy sage combine with quick-cooking barley for a hearty, healthy filling for winter squash. YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 2 acorn squash, about 1 pound each 1/2 …

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Pasta with Summer Squash and Feta

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 4 cups yellow or green squash, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 ounces feta cheese Fresh basil Instructions 1. Sauté squash in olive oil over high heat unti…

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Roasted Rosemary Savory Vegetables

Simple to make and wonderful to eat –and great to serve at any dinner!  You can substitute any vegetables that you like, use sweet potatoes instead of Yukon gold or yellow squash instead of zucchini. …

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Pasta with Squash and Mint

Fettuccine pasta and ribbons of squash entwine for this lovely taste of summer. YIELD 10 servings Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 1/2 pounds summer squash (zuc…

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Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash (Recipe)

  Looking for a (slightly) milder version? Remove the seeds of the fresh chile, and add a little of the chopped chile at a time to reach desired taste. Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash. Ingred…

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Stuffed Acorn Squash (Recipe)

Though the recipe calls for white rice, brown rice, barley or quinoa would work nicely too. Stuffed Acorn Squash. Ingredients: 2 1-Pound Acorn Squash, halved crosswise, seeded, and bottoms t…

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