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Sep 30 2014

Local Soda in WNC!

The WNC local food scene continues to grow and it now includes a delicious local soda company called the Waynesville Soda Jerks. This soda makes a nice alternative to the beer scene for many people and now they can have it hand crafted from fruit and other ingredients from local farmers. Some of the flavors […]

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Feb 06 2014

Eating Local and Healthy this Winter

     One wonderful investment that I have made is joining Winter Sun Farms, a winter food CSA with frozen local fruits and vegetables. During the summer during the peak of the season, the staff at Blue Ridge Food Ventures at the AB Tech Enka campus prepares the wares of local farmers so we can enjoy […]

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Dec 01 2009

Week Three: How to Find Extra Time During the Holidays

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How did you do over the Thanksgiving weekend? Take time to weigh in. If you had not done as well as you had hoped, just remember that there are a lot more weeks that you can be successful. The holidays can put extra stress in our routine because we add more to do. Lack of […]

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Sep 04 2009

Great Grains

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Although, I absolutely love fall but feel a little sad when summer ends. This past Tuesday on September 1st, I taught a cooking class titled “Great Grains” at the North Carolina Arboretum. I paired these grains with the last of bit summer’s produce. I made quinoa risotto with corn and tomatoes, a buckwheat pilaf with […]

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Jan 21 2009

New Year’s Goals for a Healthy Weight

How did you do maintaining your weight over the holidays? It is not easy. If you maintained, you did a really good job! Even if you gained one or two pounds, you can easily work to get back to your weight before the holidays. Now that you have survived the holiday season, it is now […]

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Nov 12 2007

Be Thankful for Good Health

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and whether you are the cook or the guest, there are many things you can do to lighten up the meal and make it a little healthier. Of all the things to be thankful for, good health is at the top of the list. Many of us are already there […]

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Oct 31 2007

Bountiful Harvest Season

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The leaves in western North Carolina where I live are now a beautiful shade of gold, yellow, red and brown. No matter where you live I hope that you have the opportunity to enjoy the autumn in your region. It is a great time to get in some extra walking because the weather is not […]

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Apr 03 2007

Herbal Teas

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Instead of high calorie beverages that are full of sugar, try herbal teas! Serve them either hot or cold. On a cool evening when I feel like having a snack, sometimes a cup of herbal tea can make me feel like I have treated myself to something special! Put it your favorite coffee mug or […]

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