Recipe: Kid-Friendly Protein Power Bars

YIELDS: 12 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup nut butter (almond, sunflower seed or peanut)
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

PREPARATION:

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Empowering Adults to Promote Vegetable Consumption in Children

veggiecationVeggiecation, an organization that works to promote and educate communities on the health benefits of vegetables, is offering its Veggiecation Educator Training Workshop to those interested in bringing the program to children in schools, after-school programs, supermarkets and more. The workshop aims to empower adults to promote vegetable consumption in children with a simple, fun, evidence-based nutrition education program.
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Holiday Cooking Series

Chef Lou Farrell, of Fresh Fun Foods, is offering a five-part series of cooking classes designed to provide students with a wide range of ideas and recipes to choose from when planning holiday events. The series runs for five weeks, every Wednesday from October 15 to November 12.

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Recipe: Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 limes
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup picked cilantro
  • ½ cup diced red peppers
  • ½ cup cooked black beans
  • Chopped scallions, to taste

PREPARATION:

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New Classes at Fresh Fun Foods

Following a successful initial series of classes this spring, reservations are being taken for summer cooking classes at Fresh Fun Foods, in Hatfield. Fresh Fun Foods classes emphasize the techniques that fresh fun foods logoprofessional chefs use to make healthy food using fresh ingredients.

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Q&A with… Sara Glassman of Vine Dining

With her business, Vine Dining, Sara Glassman—a certified Natural Chef—teaches people of all ages, abilities and dietary needs how to cook delicious, healthy foods in their own kitchens in the greater-Philadelphia area. She was the face of Subaru during their Earth Week commercials on NBC, and will be teaching online cooking classes starting this spring.

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