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Recipe – Parmesan Roasted Asparagus


May through July is asparagus season in Wisconsin. This recipe is simple but delicious. The first thing to do is peel, not cut, the bottom half of each stalk. So much is wasted when the bottoms are cut! A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese will give you a little bit of that bite for your finished […]

Grilled Salmon Kebob recipe


These skewers are delicious and nutritious. Try them this holiday weekend! The original recipe can be found here. Ingredients 1 pound salmon filet without skin ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce ¼ cup honey or agave nectar 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced 12 skewers […]

Benefits of garlic


You can ward off vampires with it; and probably keep your significant other at bay as well if you eat enough of it. We’re talking about garlic of course. That aromatic little clove which is closely related to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Garlic is native to Asia although it is used in various cuisines […]

Healthy eating within the season


Winters in Wisconsin can be brutal.  It’s cold, snow is everywhere, and somedays the wind hurts your face so much that just walking to your car seems impossible.  So spring arrives and the weather gets warmer we rejoice and hope the snow melts faster than an Olympic sprinter running the 100 meter dash.  With our […]

Fresh, local, nutritional – find it at your farmers market

With the arrival of warmer days, comes a rainbow of nutritionally rich fruits and vegetables at your local farmers market. This food is often fresher and more affordable than the produce that travels 2000 miles or more to get to its destination. According to Mary Sadler, registered dietician, at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital in Stevens […]

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