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Shopping the Bulk Bins: Healthy Tips, Tricks and Recipes!
New Leaf Community Markets - Westside
Wed, Oct 16, 2013
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
1101 Fair Ave., Santa Cruz, CA
Did you know that buying in bulk is one of the easiest ways to save money on your food bills? Join Beanalicious Living author and whole foods expert Elizabeth Borelli for a fun and informative evening of bulk food buying, storage and preparation. Elizabeth will demystify the process with an overview plus simple cooking instructions, tips and tricks for basic bulk foods cooking. You’ll leave prepared and motivated to incorporate healthy vegetarian bulk-based dishes into your diet, especially after enjoying some of the delicious recipes included in Elizabeth’s new book Beanalicious Living!
Dairy milk consumption in the US, which peaked around World War II, has fallen almost 30% since 1975, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Wall Street Journal (Dec 2012) reasons that part of the decline includes the popularity of bottled waters, alternative non-dairy milks being on the rise and concerns about calories with […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Local author Elizabeth Borelli’s new book Beanalicious Living is featured in this month’s MidWest Book Review, an organization dedicated to promoting literary excellence since 1976. Read what they had to say!
Chances are, if you’ve been a regular at any of the local Santa Cruz farmers markets over the past several years, you’ve seen Rita Rivera. Since 2006 she gained a strong following along with her company, MilksAlive, selling fresh pressed plant milks, specializing in almond blends, artisan coconut milks, and dairy-free desserts.
Shitake mushrooms are recognized for more than just their savory taste appeal. Shitakes are actually used as an anti-cancer drug in Japan and are actually sanctioned for this purpose by their FDA.
In our fast-paced society, “slow” often invokes some fairly negative connotations. It’s true, slow may not conjure up much by way of inspiration, but maybe it’s because we’re too haste-pace frenzied to appreciate the flip-side. In the case of food however, that speed-fueled bias can quickly evaporate. Fast food has been implicated in so many […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Nutrition confusion got you down? Butter or margarine? Fresh or frozen? Sugar or stevia? Following food fads too closely can make you crazy, so you find it’s easier to generalize and keep your sanity intact. Okay then, is it Mediterranean, raw or paleo these days?
Leading nutritionist and author David Wolfe calls green juice his best piece of dietary advice, and he keeps his simple with cucumber, parsley, celery and lemon juice. Martha Stewart calls green juice her secret to gorgeous skin, and uses spinach, ginger and orange peel as standard ingredients. Wellness Warrior Kris Carr offered my first introduction to the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
You may know Hoppin’ John as the simple Southern rice and bean dish traditionally served on New Year’s Day to insure glad tidings (or more money) in the year ahead. The black eyed peas are symbolic of pennies or coins, and a coin is sometimes added to the pot or left under the dinner bowls. Collard greens, mustard greens, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
How exotic sounding, how deliciously chewy, how easy to make! I tried this salad at New Leaf the other day and it was love at first bite. I dashed to the bulk bins where I stocked up on Forbidden Black Rice so I could make it at home and eat it every day for the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…