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Welcome to the News & Events page, where you can get the latest news about Open Arms, read our most recent blog posts and learn about upcoming events.


Weekly Recipe #213: Orange Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry

by April Harding, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center –Fairview ] Ever have a craving for Chinese takeout during the middle of the week after a long day? It’s easy to call up the neighborhood Chinese restaurant and order your standard … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #212: Aspen-Style Artichokes

by Bonnie Helm, Dietetic Intern [The University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Spring has sprung, so bring on the artichokes! Vegetables were not an easy sell in my household. Salads were the norm, but anything else green did not bring … Continue reading

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Purchase an Open Farms CSA this season – only 10 available!

CSA

Feed the soil; feed your family; help 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 … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #211: Peruvian Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

by Sara Torrence, Dietetic Intern [The University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] A simple, fresh salad has a place at the table during all seasons. This is a family favorite in our household and can be customized in many ways. … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #210: Portuguese Baked Eggs

by Brooke Steigauf, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview] Two words make my heart skip a beat: Sunday brunch. Brunch is the all-inclusive, anything goes meal that includes eggs, meats, veggies, breads, hot sauce, and a drink! Is there … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #209: Baked Cod Fish with Lemon & Pepper

by Pilar Chilet, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview] Try this delicious and healthy recipe when you want to eat something different any time of the year! In springtime, I like pairing this dish with brown rice and asparagus. … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #208: Honey Recipe Roundup

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This week our chefs Rita and Sara will compete in the Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge, where pastry chefs from some of Minneapolis’ top kitchens will duke it out using only dandelion honey as their sweetener, all in support of the Healthy … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #207: Homemade Custard

by Pilar Chilet, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview] This simple, easy-to-follow recipe provides a dessert with sweetness plus protein. Every time I cook this recipe, family and friends are fascinated by this dessert! Homemade Custard (Serves: about 12) Ingredients: 4 … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #206: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

by Kristen O’Brien, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Shepherd’s pie was a classic meal in my house growing up, featuring simple ingredients: ground hamburger, corn, and instant potatoes. I enjoyed this basic recipe for many years and never thought I … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #205: Cucumber Salad with Miso Dressing

by Gwenda Hill, Open Arms Nutrition Specialist Earlier this month, we hosted a client cooking and nutrition class as a celebration of National Nutrition Month®. I began the class by introducing the principles of MyPlate to begin the class, and then … Continue reading

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