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4 DIY Summer Skin Care Recipes

By |2020-07-06T12:39:22-05:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Recipes presented by Elise Fiscus, Clinical Aesthetician, in the Co-op Class "Summer Self-Care with Essential Oils." Updated: June 2020 SPF Lip Balm 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp olive oil 2 tsp shredded cocoa butter 1 1/2 Tbsp beeswax pastilles 1/2 tsp carrot seed oil or red raspberry seed oil to help reduce inflammation [...]

Help for Seasonal Allergies

By |2020-04-29T13:11:10-05:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

By Kim McDermott, Wheatsfield Wellness Manager This article originally published in May, 2017. Updated: April 2020 After waiting out the months of cold weather, plus social distancing and quarantining at home, it’s a pleasure to be able to go outside in just short sleeves. Finally – it’s warm! Once spring approaches, many of us [...]

Grilled Romaine Salad

By |2019-06-24T10:34:18-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 4 Total Time: 25 minutes Dressing 1⁄4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salad 1 ear corn 2 slices day-old bread 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 large [...]

Grilled Marinated Zucchini

By |2019-06-24T10:30:37-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 6 Total Time: 50 Minutes; 20 Minutes Active 1 pound zucchini 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic Zest from 1 lemon 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and black pepper to taste 1⁄4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) Remove the [...]

Grilled Fruit Kebab

By |2019-06-24T10:27:49-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Servings: 6 Total Time: 20-30 minutes 1⁄2 cup ginger ale 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1⁄4 cup brown sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 sprigs fresh thyme, stems removed Pinch of salt Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 pound fresh ripe peaches/plums/watermelon, pitted and cut into quarters 1 [...]

Grilled Stone Fruit

By |2019-06-24T10:22:46-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop. Servings: 4 Total Time: 25 minutes 4 pluots, peaches or other stone fruit 2 teaspoons water 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 cup vanilla ice cream 1⁄4 cup cinnamon-flavored granola (optional) Heat the grill to high. Slice the pluots in half lengthwise, then twist to open and remove the pit. Set [...]

Colorful Quinoa Salad

By |2019-03-20T12:58:13-05:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Quinoa cooks and acts like a grain, but it is gluten-free! It is a complete protein and a good source of fiber and minerals such as magnesium and zinc. 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water 2 stalks celery, diced ½ c. yellow or red bell pepper, diced ½ c. green bell pepper, diced 4 [...]

Zucchini “Zoodle” Pesto

By |2018-08-06T10:14:57-05:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Total Time: 20 minutes   |    Servings: 4 Try this fresh delicious twist on pesto pasta, featuring zucchini “noodles” and almond-basil pesto for an intro to the raw food lifestyle. A fresh and delicious twist on pesto pasta (with no wheat and no cooking required) is equally tasty as a salad course or a light lunch. [...]

Easy Cucumber Salad

By |2018-07-27T10:59:00-05:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

There are few pleasures in life as simple as a summer salad made with little more than fresh cucumbers, onions, sugar and vinegar. In fact, here is one such recipe that is sure to please all who make and eat it: Easy Cucumber Salad Just mix, chill for a couple of hours and enjoy.  Add [...]

Peach and Strawberry Bruschetta

By |2018-06-27T13:58:45-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Chop peaches and strawberries more than the picture shows.  Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4-6 Simple and elegant, this mouthwatering twist on a traditional Italian appetizer is a cinch to make. It’s believed that bruschetta originated as a way for olive growers in Ancient Rome to sample their freshly [...]