Senior Docket for Nov. 27 | Westerly

WESTLY Westerly Senior Center is located at 39 State St., Westerly. Center hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Staff members will be available, Monday through Friday, at 401-596-2404. Dine-in meal service is available for lunch. Call 401-596-7216 or sign the clipboard outside the mealsite office at the center by Thursday to … Read more

Senior Docket for Nov. 20 | Westerly

WESTLY Westerly Senior Center is located at 39 State St., Westerly. Center hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Staff members will be available, Monday through Friday, at 401-596-2404. Dine-in meal service is available for lunch. Call 401-596-7216 or sign the clipboard outside the mealsite office at the center by Thursday to … Read more

Adam J. Brown: Healthy soil leads to wholesome food | Business

By Adam Brown Imagine if we had a food system that actually produced wholesome food. Imagine if it produced that food in a way that regenerated the soil in which it grew. Imagine if we could eat every meal knowing these few simple things: What it is we’re eating? Where it came from? How it … Read more

Mix it up with new twists on traditional side dishes | News

Holidays are a time of year for entertaining and family gatherings with food taking center stage. Dishes can be wonderfully traditional or you can mix it up with a new twist on the classics. I love side dishes and often make a meal out of the various side offerings at a holiday table. The creativity, … Read more

Recipes Featuring Root Vegetables | Seasonal Food and Country Style Recipes

Parmesan Crusted Potatoes 2 pounds yellow potatoes, halved 1 quart vegetable stock 1 lemon, sliced 4 garlic cloves, whole 2 teaspoons salt, or less 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon thyme leaves Preheat the oven to 375 F. Rinse and peel potatoes, cut into halves. In … Read more

Senior Docket for Nov. 13 | Westerly

WESTLY Westerly Senior Center is located at 39 State St., Westerly. Center hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Staff members will be available, Monday through Friday, at 401-596-2404. Dine-in meal service is available for lunch. Call 401-596-7216 or sign the clipboard outside the mealsite office at the center by Thursday to … Read more

Keeping Fit: 30 plants a week for good health | Don’t Miss This

Eating more whole plant foods is one of the best ways to improve your health. We have been encouraged to eat “5 a Day” in the form of fruit and vegetables and to “eat the rainbow” to get a variety of different colored whole foods into our diet each day and week. But now there … Read more

BACK PAGE – Area schools note lunch menus for week of Nov. 14 | News

Area schools have announced the following lunch menus for the week of Nov. 14. All menus are subject to change due to food availability. Clearfield Area School District Available at both schools each day are assorted fresh vegetables, assorted fresh and canned fruit, and milk. Elementary school menu: Alternate choices available most days are ham … Read more

How Diabetics Can Healthy During the Holidays | Farm and Rural Family Life

November is American Diabetes Month and marks the beginning of the holiday season. Whether you plan on laying low or preparing for events with loved ones, sticking to several crucial self-care habits can help you stay on track with your health goals this season. Get Enough Sleep According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

The Global Chef: True grit November | food

Nancy Krcek Allen Christopher Columbus and his crew observed American Indians drying and roasting corn, which they ground into a meal and combined with water for bread and porridge-mush (samp). When he returned to Europe from the Americas carrying corn Columbus likely had no inkling of the impact it would make around the world. Venetian … Read more