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  • Grow cool season lettuce in containers
    Growing cool season vegetables in containers
    The summer gardening season may be at its peak, depending on your location, or it may be ending. For those in warmer zones, such as Florida and California, the best of the vegetable garden is just beginning. I just planted some of my cool season...
  • Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    It was "Popeye's" signature vegetable and most children can't stand it....yet, it's so very good for your health! Of course, I'm talking about spinach. This is one of those vegetables that has mixed acceptance. Many...
  • Trader Joe's spinach and artichoke dip
    Trader Joe's spinach and artichoke dip spotlight
    Trader Joe's Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip has the ideal blend of artichokes and spinach, with swiss and parmesan cheeses and just the right combination of herbs and spices.It's homey enough to serve with tortilla chips at a cookout,...
  • The Art of the Salad: Italian Grilled Salmon Salad
    The Art of the Salad: Italian Grilled Salmon Salad
    You have a beautiful late Spring evening. You have a perfect salmon fillet for grilling (or broiling). You want to end your day with something elegant, healthy and tasty and you don't want to spend half the evening preparing it. Well my...
  • Spring Time Smoothie
    Spring Time Smoothie
    Spring has sprung and so have many of the fruits and vegetables that we love. With more variety comes more nutrients as well as colors in our diet. As the weather warms up, we need something to cool down and a smoothie is the perfect way to stay...
  • Spinach & mushroom gratin
    Spinach and mushroom gratin recipe
    I’m so excited it’s CSA time again and spring shares are back in circulation. Last week, I picked up a full share from La Nay Ferme in Provo just in time for Easter weekend. There are lots of beautiful greens including arugula, spring...
  • Florentine Lasagna
    Florentine Lasagna
    Today’s feature is Florentine Lasagna. This recipe showcases a blend of three cheeses – mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmesan – with sausage (sweet Italian or turkey) and spinach to create a delicious, hearty dish. Serve with a...
  • Health Benefits of Eating Spinach
    Health Benefits of Eating Spinach
    Spinach is definitely one of the super foods, it is packed with nutrients that provide the body with much needed vitamins, minerals, iron and protein.There are many health benefits to adding spinach to your diet.See:Spinach NutritionSpinach gives...
  • Entertain with a lactose-free, low-fat creamy spinach dip
    Entertain with a lactose-free, low-fat creamy spinach dip
    A delicious treat for your family and friends to enjoy when you entertain is preparing a bowl of spinach dip. Most dip recipes pack on the fat with heavy daily products. Here you’ll find a spinach dip that is not only low in fat but is also...
  • Mushroom spinach onion pasta
    Lightened-Up Creamy Mushroom Pasta With Caramelized Onions and Spinach
    There's just something about all this cold weather that makes a person crave comfort food, especially the warm deliciousness that is a creamy pasta dish.This creamy mushroom pasta, featuring caramelized onions and spinach, has a taste...
  • The best 3-egg scramble comes from home
    The best 3-egg scramble comes from home
    Restaurants are offering so many different scrambles these days. They're easy to get used to. What's not so easy to get used to are the long lines on the weekends or the expanding waistlines brought upon by uncontrolled use of frying...
  • Vegetarian Reubens
    Vegetarian Reubens
    Portobello mushrooms and baby spinach take the place of corned beef in this fresh take on a lunchtime staple.What You Need:(Makes: 4 servings)1 package (6 ounces) of sliced baby Portobello mushrooms2 tablespoons of olive oil, divided1 package (6...
  • Stuffed Sausage & Spinach Bread
    Stuffed Sausage & Spinach Bread
    My friend’s mom had made this recipe once years ago and I always remembered how good it tasted! So I made it myself from memory, and it was a big hit! Folks who think they don't like spinach are in for a surprise when they try it. This...
  • Bird skull found in frozen spinach after the spinach was eaten at a New Year's Eve Party.
    Bird skull found in spinach reports woman: Worries she or guests ate eyeballs
    A woman claims she found a bird skull in the spinach she had served to her guests at a New Year Eve’s party. Madeline Brogan was preparing appetizers when she found a hard piece in the spinach, thinking it was a stem she threw it in the sink...
  • Bird skull in spinach found
    Bird skull in spinach: Bird's skull found in frozen supermarket spinach
    A bird skull in spinach is the last thing anyone expects to find in produce. But one Florida woman found a bird's skull in some frozen spinach at a Publix supermarket store in Sarasota on New Year's Day. She didn't get the bird flu, as...