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Half Your Plate: Chickpea sweet potato stew with barley

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I’m always looking for quick, satisfying meal ideas. The beautiful thing about this chickpea sweet potato stew is that you can make ahead and freeze it. 418 more words


Gift 11 and 12: Health and Wellness

Every New Year, thousands make the resolution to lose weight, diet and get healthy. Before my divorce I was exercising every day, in a size 2, and eating healthy foods. 353 more words

Roasted Vegetables


1 c sliced Fennel (1 medium to large fennel bulb), see How To Cut a Fennel Bulb

1-2 c sliced Leek (1 leek, 1/8″ – 1/2″ slices) 178 more words


Asparagus & Leek Risotto (gluten-free!)

It’s holiday time and I have to admit, I’m on sugary sweet overload! This says a lot coming from me. I have a whole mouthful of sweet teeth and have been known to categorize chocolate as an essential food group. 459 more words

Christmas Recipe: Absolutely Last-Minute Vegetable Crudités with Garlic Sauce

Prep time 25 mins | Cooking time 5 mins | Serves 4

Fresh veggies with a tasty herb and garlic dressing makes the perfect last-minute Christmas appetiser. 335 more words


Squash Soup

Checking the status of the vegetables we store for the winter is a weekly task. How are the onions holding up? Are the beets still staying firm? 425 more words

Life At Fernwood

Sausage, Tomatoes and Southern Sweet Potatoes

This past Saturday, I bundled up and headed out to Forsyth Park for the weekly farmers’ market. On a quest for garlic, I visited Rafe and Ansley Rivers of Canewater Farms. 295 more words

Food Justice