Summer time … time for a picnic potato salad

By Dana Zia, The GoLightly Gourmet   “When it comes to picnic food, I can’t help but think of the American staple, potato salad.” Debi Shawcross Summer time around here in the temperate rainforest that we inhabit is just getting started, and the season has begun where families and friends gather to celebrate around picnic […]

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Go picnicking for a better tomorrow and lifestyle

  By Dana Zia, The Golightly Gourmet When is the last time you went on a picnic? I mean an honest to goodness, basket full of goodies, let’s feed the ants picnic? I thought so. It’s been a while, huh? Me too. I think with our “go faster, get more done” lifestyles it just seems […]

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There’s more to the blueberry than pancakes

By Dana Zia, The GoLightly Gourmet “I’ve tried it on, like, twenty Oompa-Loompas and each one ended up as a blueberry!”  –Willy Wonka It’s that time of the year again! The berries are starting to show up in the markets with all their joyful color. I love all the berries but what is it about […]

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Discovering the magical world of fresh herbs

By Dana Zia, Golightly Gourmet “Fresh herbs can change everything. You can have pasta every night and if you change the herbs in it and you have a whole new dish.”  Alice Waters Discovering cooking with fresh herbs was definitely a culinary epiphany for me. I’ll never forget it. Angels sang, trumpets heralded on high, […]

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Lost and Found

By Nathan Rogers I am what most would consider a kind person — reasonable and compassionate. Some might even say I am caring. I have the privilege of getting to go to work and serve vets every day whether it be a simple conversation over the phone, a face to face meeting in my office, […]

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The “Whole” Truth about Dairy Fat

It’s June Dairy Month!   What better time for YOW to celebrate dairy foods and health? Most of us remember learning in school that we should drink milk to get calcium for strong bones. But, dairy foods provide more than just a healthy allotment of calcium, and drinking milk isn’t the only option. The important […]

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A Short-Cut for Mental Fitness

By Dr. Rea Scovill When you try to find peace as you go through your days, there’s a simple way to approach your overwhelmed self. Think about how you’d care for a young child who felt the way you do. When a small child cries with frustration, hurt or disappointment, here are a few things […]

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Falling in love with salads

By Dana Zia, The Golightly Gourmet I’ll admit it, I’m the queen of salads. They are one of my favorite foods and the hubby and I’s go to food since kicking the junk food habit. I make a big salad and keep it in the fridge at all times for the perfect fast food. I […]

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