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Foodie Friday: Neighborhood Nibbles–Part Two

Season’s Greetings! A Happy New Year to you all! If you read my last “Neighborhood Nibbles” post, you’ll know that recently, three good friends of mine (who also happen to be chefs) visited me in Nashville. They came into town for some NFL football, delicious food, and Southern hospitality. They were very clear about what they wanted “food-wise”: Simple, flavorful Southern-style foods.  And, of course, they also wanted to try any Nashville-specific specialties. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Shake it Up! 5 Inventive, Summer Ready Milkshakes

It’s hot outside. In the throes of scorching summer heat, what better way for a foodie to simultaneously cool off and indulge a discerning sweet tooth than by enjoying a milkshake? Here are some inspired, delicious ice-cream creations for the perfect summertime treat.
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Foodie Friday: Waste Not–Reducing and Recycling Excess Food

It’s almost officially springtime, and with traditional spring cleaning often comes an awareness that we have a whole lot of junk lying around. When you’re feeling ready to purge the excess from your life, consider how the conscientious mantra, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” can apply not only to those old ill-fitting clothes and unused sports equipment, but also to food waste. Today, we’ll take a look at the ways foodies are combating food waste and promoting sustainability while still enjoying great food!

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Foodie Friday: The Pumpkin-Spiced Season

Pumpkin spice coffee with whipped cream and caramel
Tuesday marked the Autumnal Equinox, or the first official day of fall. For many of us, this ushers in a season change in the way we eat—from cookouts to slow cookers, spicy dishes  to comfort foods, and fresh salads to potatoes and beets. Of course, nothing has become more associated with fall than the pumpkin. Having risen to fame thanks to menu items like Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte, this once-humble gourd is now a seasonal superstar. Here’s a closer look at this celebrated squash: (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Spotlight on Annie Parsons of LARABAR

Annie_Parsons2Venturing out and about this autumn—whether it’s to a friendly pumpkin patch, a picturesque trail, or a high school football game—reminds us of how important healthy choices are to seizing each day’s opportunities. This week, properly inspired by the season, we spotlight a member of an organization dedicated to making the most of our snacking.

Annie Parsons, the Community Engagement Specialist at the Denver-based company LÄRABAR, gives us the inside story on how a handful of tasty ingredients, platforms like Instagram and Facebook,
and the message of simplicity are changing the way we eat and live.

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