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Make Your Own Fire Cider on World Fire Cider Day

Today is the third annual World Fire Cider Day! What is Fire Cider and why does it have its own day, you ask?  It is a spicy herbal remedy with an apple cider vinegar base.  This day is a celebration of folk remedies passed between herbalists in the name of healing and community.  However, the …

February 2nd, 2017  |  Published in Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen


This Year, It’s All About the Kitchen

Mary Alice Shreve, RD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with a background in food marketing and the grocery industry. She attended The University of Alabama where she completed the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and graduated with a B.S. in Food & Nutrition. Mary Alice lives in Atlanta where she is working on her …

January 19th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen


Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This time of year I’m all about cozy comfort foods that won’t derail my goals to get healthier in the new year. Soup is one of my favorite dishes to make in the winter, not only is it warm and filling, but it also re-heats well. I love that I can spend a little bit …

January 18th, 2017  |  Published in Featured Post, In the Kitchen, Recipes


Sweetening Life’s Possibilities Through Culinary Education

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest contribution from The Floured Apron. The Floured Apron is a non-profit based in the North Shore area of Chicago whose mission is to empower women from underserved communities in Chicago with the training, knowledge, and mentoring to forge a new and more economically-secure career path. Our objectives are to: …

January 10th, 2017  |  Published in Family, In the Kitchen, Power of We, WomenShare


Butter is Better from Pasture-Raised Animals

Butter is, in the words of the Irish poet Seamus Heaney, “coagulated sunlight.”   For the first half of my life, I was deprived of that sunlight, having had the misfortune of being born in the era when butter, eggs, and cream were demonized. They clogged arteries!  Brought on heart attacks!  Made you fat! And so …

December 29th, 2016  |  Published in Grass Up!, Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen


Olive and Cream Cheese Penguins

These olive and cream cheese penguins are the perfect easy treat to add to your New Year’s party spread. With few ingredients and easy assembly, you can’t go wrong. They’re also so cute, they could be mistaken for a decoration rather than a treat! Watch our stop motion video and read the full instructions below! …

December 29th, 2016  |  Published in In the Kitchen


Food Gifts: Eggnog Bread

There is nothing more seasonal than eggnog, and the season for the luscious drink is unfortunately coming to a close. But you still have time to make it into a wonderful, yummy food gift! This eggnog bread is sure to please all of the eggnog lovers in your life, and it might even convert some …

December 21st, 2016  |  Published in In the Kitchen, Recipes


Rootstock Radio: Mindful Cooking with Cynthia Lair

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks to Cynthia Lair. Cynthia is the author of two cookbooks, “Feeding the Whole Family” and “Feeding the Young Athlete.” She is also the host of Cookus Interruptus and a professor and culinary program founder at Bastyr University. In the cooking class which Cynthia teaches at …

December 20th, 2016  |  Published in Featured Post, In the Kitchen, Rootstock Radio


Easy Eggnog French Toast

Since starting at Organic Valley in June I have heard consumers and colleagues rave about our eggnog. I had to wait five long months so when it hit the shelves I was eager to taste. It really is as good as everyone said and now I’m trying to find ways to use in in everything, …

December 20th, 2016  |  Published in In the Kitchen, Recipes


Food Gifts: Homemade Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the most classic holiday gifts one can give. Nearly every holiday food gift set contains a little morsel whether it is a chocolate bar or hot chocolate mix. But did you know that making your own chocolate bars could be as simple as mixing together a few ingredients which you probably …

December 19th, 2016  |  Published in In the Kitchen, Recipes


 
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