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Easy Flame Grilled Veggies

by Rebecca.

Cooking in the summer can be so easy!  Pulling in season veggies out of your garden on onto your grill can make a surprisingly substantial meal ready in minutes.  We loved this list from motherearthnews.com and hope you will too!


Pork Chops with Fennel and Carrots

by Rebecca.

Pork Chops With Fennel And CarrotsSERVES 4

* 2 fennel bulbs (172 pounds), trimmed and cut into -inch wedges
* 1 pound carrots (about 10 medium), trimmed and halved lengthwise
* 1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch wedges, root end...

Fennel-Arugula Salad with Oranges

by Rebecca.

Fennel Arugula Salad With OrangesServes 6
Active time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15mins


* 2 oranges peeled with pith removed
* 1 tbsp white-wine vinegar
* 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
* 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil coarse salt and ground pepper
* 1 large fennel bulb, cored and...

Lemon, Parsley & Parmesan Pasta

by Rebecca.

Lemon Parsley Parmesan PastaNobody puts lemon in the corner. Or parsley. Or Parmesan. Yet these three ingredients are often a garnish, an afterthought, or followed by a dismissive optional in recipes But they are, in fact, deserving of much bigger roles. While each has its...

Fall is Here!

by jennifer.

It's September 23rd and officially the first day of fall! Soon the leaves will all be changing color, you'll see pumpkins at the front of the grocery stores, and possibly best of all, the weather will be great! 

Fruit, Veggies and Pesticides

by jennifer.

We know a healthy diet requires a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables, but these seemingly healthy choices may instead be full of pesticides! Take a look below to find out what else you're consuming when biting into an apple.

Fruit, Veggies and Pesticides Infographic