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Warm Kale & White Bean Pasta

Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: ½ (13.25 ounce) box whole grain penne pasta 1 (15-ounce) can of cannellini beans, rinsed well to rid of added sodium 2 cups kale, rinsed and roughly chopped ½ medium onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon chili pepper flakes 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

A Review of Mark Bittman’s Lecture “The Future of Food”

We’re still celebrating National Nutrition Month and in doing so, our meals should be focused on well-balanced nutrition! That means including as many of the five main food groups as you can in each meal with emphasis on plant foods. I attended a lecture last week by Mark Bittman, New York Times food columnist and … Continue reading

Embrace Fish Dishes During Lent!

Each year, during the forty days leading up to Easter Sunday, many of us observe the Lenten season through prayer, penance, reflection and fasting. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, those that participate make a sacrifice by “giving up” a vice, like eating junk food, for the entire season. What will you be giving up for Lent? … Continue reading