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Party season is upon us, and eats and treats are everywhere all at once. We encourage you to embrace an attitude of mindful eating– relish every bite and sip. Our only caveat: CHOOSE WISELY. Here are our best tactics for the season’s festivities and beyond: Arrive Slightly Sated Enjoy a small snack of raw nuts, string cheese or cut vegetables prior to the event. This will help tame your appetite …
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Dec 6, 2018

Today, we were honored to harvest the beautiful grow tower at our children’s elementary school.  The pre-kindergarten class planted the seedlings and incubated them in September.  Then the sprouts were planted in the grow tower in the school cafeteria in October.  And today, three classes – from pre-k to fourth grade- harvested the various green leaves. We had bok choy, and arugula, basil and dill, amaranth, romaine (ours was e …
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With cold and flu season upon us, Vicky and I are often asked what we feed ourselves and our families to stay healthy and illness-free.  Here’s a quick round up of our go-to’s. We’d love to hear yours, too! Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Researchers are not entirely sure why, but studies suggest that chicken soup may be just as effective as OTC medicines in fighting the common cold. One theory …
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