The taste of summer

The taste of summer

Written By; Danielle Pothier, MS, RD, CHWC, Wellness Specialist Northwestern Lifestyle Medicine and Johanna Setta, Food Access Coordinator, Healthy Roots Collaborative Summer might be winding down, but many home gardens are just beginning to reap the benefits of their...
Go Bananas With RiseVT for Smoothies

Go Bananas With RiseVT for Smoothies

St. Albans – Have you peddled on RiseVT smoothies bikes? Did you walk away wanting more of that delicious and nutritious smoothie your peddle power created? While you might not have a smoothie bike at home, all you need is a blender and the nutritious ingredients of...

Sweet Potato Corn Cake

Sweet Potato Corn Cake Servings: 10 Recipe adapted from www.epicurious.com 3 lbs. sweet potatoes 1 cup fresh sweet corn, cut from the cob 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 large egg ⅓ cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup plain breadcrumbs Steps: Preheat oven to 400F....
Recipe: Cherry Tomato, Corn and Bean Salad

Recipe: Cherry Tomato, Corn and Bean Salad

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 ½ pints fresh cherry tomatoes 2 ears cooked corn or 1, 8 oz. can corn 2 peppers 1 medium onion 2, 8 oz. cans black beans 2 Tbsp. olive oil salt and pepper, to taste optional: ¼  cup cilantro optional: ½ fresh-squeezed lime...
Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

Yield: Approximately 10 servings Ingredients:  1 cup of basil leaves 1 cup finely chopped garlic scapes ½ cup walnuts or pine nuts ½ cup parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons lemon juice Large pinch of cracked salt and pepper 1 cup olive oil Steps: In a food processor combine...

Strawberry-Yogurt Popsicle

Strawberry-Yogurt Popsicle Yield: 6 (3 oz. mold) Ingredients: 2 cups strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 cup plain yogurt Directions: Place the strawberries and sugar in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. 2....