Author: Char Nolan

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20 Aug Summer’s End

If you're a teacher, the summer really ends the first week of August. As a former teacher, I always looked forward to the return of school because it meant the beginning of a steady routine, both in my home and the classroom. And, it also...

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01 Aug Praise the Potato

  For a long time, potatoes have gotten a bad rap and mainly because they’ve either been fried, or slathered in fattening dairy. But, the reality is that potatoes pack a punch…loaded with potassium, fiber and Vitamin C., you can’t go wrong with a delicious, baked...

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14 Jul Finding Engine 2

We all have a back story to the beginning of our own plant-strong-journey. Mine began in a Whole Foods Market when I saw a copy of The Engine 2 Diet sitting on a bookshelf through the corner of my eye. Always desperate for a quick...

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24 Jun Get Your Grill On

With summer here, you might think I am talking about your big, outdoor grill. But, let’s face it, everyone talks about the heat and humidity, then why, oh, why, would anyone want to grill outdoors in 95 degree heat, without the heat-index? I prefer to stay...

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17 Jun Brussels Kabobs

Brussels Kabobs. I am having a love affair.  With Brussels sprouts, my favorite vegetable.  They are a cultivar to the same species as cabbage, and also in the same family as collards, kale, broccoli, and kohlrabi.  They grow on beautiful stalks that can get three feet...

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