Salt: A Chef’s Perspective

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By Audrey Burghard, Health and Wellness Coordinator at the Co-op A couple weeks ago when Chef Mike and I were waiting in the hall to do a presentation to the AntiCancer group at Concord Hospital, we struck up an interesting conversation. I have the opportunity to hang out with Mike occasionally when we are working […]

DIY Veggie Burgers

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By Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Educator Veg Burger Cooking Homemade veggie burgers are a delicious way to celebrate seasonal produce and fresh herbs. Inspired by some delicious recipes, my husband and I now wing it with whatever is on hand. If you can, make extra to refrigerate or freeze and re-heat […]

Fresh Tomatoes!

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By Audrey Burghard, wellness coordinator  Summer time is great for fresh tomatoes. Here is one of my favorite recipes to have on hand for several applications. You can use this salsa in or on eggs, on chips or nachos, on a taco salad, or in a burrito with beans and rice. This salsa has respectable […]

Sippin’ Tea

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By Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Educator HolyBasilFlowers My favorite morning tea blend is made with two simple herbs with seemingly miraculous health benefits: they boost metabolism, curb cravings, decrease inflammation, enhance immunity, energize but also calm the mind, fend off infections, and fight cancer. Sound too good to be true? Let […]

Tasty Money Saver: Beans!

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By Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Wellness Educator As you swing past the Co-op’s new bulk department, you’ll notice a wide variety of dry beans. The various colors and textures look so nice (and, well, co-op-y) in the bins, yet a lot of people head straight for the canned stuff for the sake of […]