Healthy Spring Dishes

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By Barbara Bonsignore Brought to you by the Natural Buzz monthly newsletter. Spring is in full swing, and now that we’ve finally made it through the holidays, it’s time to really start focusing on our healthy diets. Eating healthfully can be difficult, especially when many of our favorite not-so-healthy dishes are quick and easy to […]

Recipes: Tasty Side Dishes

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By Barbara Bonsignore. Continued from the March 2016 Natural Buzz newsletter. Stuffing 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped or 2 tsp. dried ¼ tsp. each marjoram and black pepper Tamari soy sauce to taste 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups cubed, whole grain bread ½ tsp. each […]

Eating Healthy on a Budget

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by Dr Madalyn Otto, ND Everybody knows that they should “eat healthy”. The research done on the role of diet in prevention and treatment of a number of the top chronic diseases that plague our country is indisputable. We know we should do it, but why don’t we? There are a number of factors, to […]

Fresh, Local Strawberries & Angel Food Cake

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By the Concord Food Co-op Bakehouse Pastry Chefs In New Hampshire, our local strawberry window is short but sweet: just a few weeks mid/late June. Though the harvest yields and flavor each year, the aroma and flavor far surpasses what typically gets trucked in from across the globe. Strawberries make any recipe better. That’s certainly […]

Cheesy Wine Down for June, 2015

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by Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing Specialist To take a break from our classroom type format, this month we did a more casual approach and just had an open wine and cheese tasting throughout the store. Heidi and Suzy prepared three different cheeses for sample including a very cool looking Grottone and then some creamy Camembert’s for […]

Cheese for Salads

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by Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing SpecialistDuring our May Cheesy Wine Down Wednesday tasting class Suzy paired up with the produce department to share with us some yummy cheeses to try with fresh spring salad mix from Generation Farm in Concord, NH.We tried different kinds of crumbly cheeses including a gorgonzola, goat cheese and a feta. I […]

Eating for Your Microbiome

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By Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG), Registered Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Coordinator Fermenting krauts Forget about eating for yourself. Did you know that your body is home to trillions of beneficial bacteria, and the standard American diet is starving them out? These good bugs are part of your microbiome, a newly coined phrase that […]

April Fool’s Cheese Class

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by Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing Specialist Nobody likes to look a fool and especially when you are in front of family and friends. So, can you look at a cheese plate and know whether that is a stinky muenster from France or a milder domestic muenster? Will a block of low fat mozzarella have the same […]