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Slow Cooker Beef Chili

Dinner? Done! Our easy weeknight meals are made with minimal ingredients, require few steps, and cost under $10 per serving!  This hearty beef chili is a cinch to make! Simply brown the meat and then mix all ingredients in the slow cooker. Low and slow is key for hearty flavor...
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Walden Hill Sausage + Root Veggie Hash

Dinner? Done! Our easy weeknight meals are made with minimal ingredients, require few steps, and cost under $10 per serving!  Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? Simple and satisfying! The smokey deliciousness of local Walden Hill kielbasa pairs perfectly with an unbelievably easy hash of Yukon Gold potatoes, sweet potatoes,...
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Avoiding GMOs in Your Food

What foods are GMO or contain GMOs? This question is difficult to answer. Since the mid-1990s, GMO has referred to an organism which has been modified to include genes from another species. Take insect-resistant corn as an example: soil bacterium genes have been inserted, turning the GMO corn itself into...
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Vegan Biscuits & Mushroom-Chia Gravy

From gluten-free biscuits to dairy-free gravy—with the nutritional punch of chia, no less—this is a brilliant vegan breakfast to savor. Chia seeds are a healthy addition to smoothies, snacks and baked goods because of their impressive amount of fiber, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids. We wondered how ground chia seeds...
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Plant-Based Tempeh Chili

Tempeh, a high-protein fermented soybean patty from Indonesian combines with white-corn masa harina to make a complete protein in this plant-based chili! Top with chopped red or spring onions and grated cheese (opt for vegan cheese to go totally plant-based!).       Ingredients:   8 ounces tempeh 3 tablespoon extra-virgin...
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Easy Chicken Nugget Burritos

Struggling to get dinner on the table every night? Shortcuts are 100% acceptable! These burritos use frozen chicken nuggets to deliver both protein and kid-friendly flavor! Because all of the ingredients can be prepared ahead of time, you can assemble these on time-strapped evenings and have dinner on the table...
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Local Story: Averill Farm

All counted, 100 different kinds of apples grow at Averill Farm in Washington Depot, CT.  Familiar fall favorites—think Macintosh and Red Delicious—are planted along with heirlooms, newer disease-resistant varieties, and cider-specific cultivars, with lesser known names like Baldwin, Liberty, and Crimson Crisp. You’ll find many of these unusual varieties at...
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