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Weekly Recipe #253: Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

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By Teresa Klarenbeek, Dietetic Intern [Minneapolis VA Heath Care System] Summer weather is here, so it’s time to heat up the grill! This grilled stuffed mushroom recipe is a great addition to the typical rotation of burgers and brats. This recipe makes for a … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #252: Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

By Rachel Porteous, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center] This simple, quick recipe is perfect for the spring season! I indulge in these eggs during special family get-togethers because they make a great protein-dense, guilt-free appetizer that allows you … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #251: Greens and Eggs Two Ways

By Christina Waters, Dietetic Intern These recipes are designed for CSA share members who find themselves with an abundance of early spring greens, but anyone can turn bunches of arugula, kale, spinach or beet greens into a delicious meal by pairing them with eggs! Below … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #250: Spinach Smoothie

By Jacqui Van Grouw, Dietetic Intern [Minneapolis VA Healthcare System] Throughout college, I formed bad habits of skipping breakfast or just grabbing a sugary granola bar on my way out the door. I always found myself ravenous by lunchtime, which would often … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #249: Chocolate Birthday Cake

We love birthdays a whole lot around here – and not just the big 3-0! In fact, we send a cake and a card to each of our clients during their birthday week as a way to celebrate another year … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #248: Southwestern Hash

By Erin Ziolkowski, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Do you ever have those days where no matter how much you eat, nothing seems to fill you up? When that happens to me, my solution is to make … Continue reading

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Fare For All at Open Arms

Fare For All

Once a month, Open Arms is a site for community members to purchase food through Fare for All, a service that aims to make healthy food more accessible and affordable to all by offering monthly packages of discounted produce and proteins. They buy fresh … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #247: Baked Sweet Potato Fries

By Rachel Porteous, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview] Addicted to sweets and fried food? Try this recipe for a healthier alternative! I try to opt out of French fries at restaurants since they are typically high in fat and … Continue reading

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Bill Rowe, Founder of Open Arms, Passes Away

Bill Rowe

2.22.16 Friends, I am sad to announce that Bill Rowe, founding father of Open Arms, passed away last week at the age of 89 from natural causes. A man who lived his life fighting injustice and making the world a … Continue reading

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Purchase an Open Farms CSA this season

Feed the soil; feed your family; feed the community Join the food movement and enjoy farm-to-table ingredients grown with love from Open Farms, our organic urban garden. By supporting our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) project, you will not only enjoy healthy … Continue reading

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