RECIPE: Apple Bars

Fall is in the air, and the kids are back to school.  Here is an easy recipe for lunches and snacks Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  12 bars Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 1 Hour Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup whole wheat flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon […]

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Canning Salmon at Home

By Jessica Linnell, Asst. Professor of Practice, OSU Extension, Family & Community Health It’s time for fall salmon! If you are planning to catch your own or purchase from your favorite fishmonger, think about canning some to enjoy delicious salmon all year long.  Having salmon on-hand can save time in preparing healthy meals.  Canned fish […]

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September becomes “Self-tember”: Make Me Time Priority

  By DeAnna Pearl, MAT, BS, CPS, SOS Tillamook Prevention Program Specialist For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to treat yourself consider this: You probably don’t do it often enough, and putting “me time” on the back burner is a big part of why we can all feel run-down, frenzied, and overwhelmed. […]

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RECIPE: Cowboy Salad

With back-to-school time, here is a great easy recipe for lunch boxes and for those Labor Day picnics this weekend.  Cowboy Salad is quick to make so you’ll have more time for “me” time. Recipe Title: Cowboy Salad Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  8 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): […]

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Recipe Showcases Summer Classic – Watermelon

Art can take many forms, and preparing healthy, colorful and tasty dishes is an art form, itself.  Enjoy with delicious, colorful salsa that features the fruit of summer – watermelon. Watermelon Salsa Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  2 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups small […]

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Valuing Art

By Neal Lemery What is the value of art in our lives? Does it have an impact? “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” (Pablo Picasso) Art is a way of finding and expressing the truth in our lives.  It allows us to explore and find things within ourselves we may […]

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The zucchini days of summer

  This prolific producing vegetable often gets a bad rap for over abundance. But now there are lots of great recipes to enjoy zucchini in many ways, and cheese makes anything tasty! Embrace and enjoy zucchini as a main dish (or side) – instead of just hidden in bread.   Zucchini Pizza Boats Recipe Source: […]

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Ratatouille with Eggplant and Zucchini

Here is a seasonal recipe featuring all the bounty of the garden. French “Rataouille” with eggplant and zucchini features a variety of vegetables “stirred up” (ratatouille means “to stir up”.)  This tasty mix of vegetables is sure to help power up to exercise, stimulate your brain, and satisfy your stomach. Recipe Source: OPB Food www.opb.org/food/recipes […]

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