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FREE May 2015 Nutrition Services
1 day, 22 hours ago Comments Off

Join our own registered dietitian, Rachel Alves, RD, LDN for FREE Talks & Tastings. Rachel’s events are fun and info-packed! Whether Rachel is dishing up healthy recipe ideas, yummy samples, or quick one-on-one nutritional counseling, you’ll want to partake. No pre-registration required… just stop by!   Schedule subject to change. IT’S CELIAC AWARENESS MONTH Recipes […]

Burrata with Arugula & Asparagus Salad
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Recipe inspired by Bon Appetite, by Guido’s Own Dietitian Rachel Alves Choose only the best ingredients for this salad, and you can’t go wrong. A beautiful and bright spring salad! Serves: 4 Ingredients Salad: 1 small bunch of asparagus (not too thin or too fat) 4 c. baby arugula 1/4 c. fresh basil leaves, torn or […]

Steve’s Citrus & Fennel Salad
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Recipe from Guido’s own Pittsfield store Organic Produce Buyer, Steve Praus This simple and light recipe utilizes fennel to create a flavorful, aromatic, and refreshing salad. Serves: 4 Ingredients For the dressing: 2 tbs. white balsamic vinegar 5 tbs. olive oil 2 tbs. Dijon mustard Cracked black pepper to taste For the salad: 1 head […]

Steve’s Mango Avocado Salad
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Recipe from Guido’s Pittsfield store Organic Produce Manager, Steve Praus. This salad is bright and cheerful! Serves: 4 Ingredients For the dressing: 2 1/2 tbs. balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning Dash of salt For the salad: 1 head red leaf lettuce, roughly chopped 1 1/4 c. packed baby arugula 3 […]

Oven Roasted Risotto with Pistachio Pesto & Artichokes
1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off

Recipe inspired by Bon Appetit Magazine & adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian Rachel Alves An unexpected and delicious take on pesto. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1/2 c. unsalted pistachios Risotto: 4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 large shallot, finely chopped 1 c. Arborio rice Salt & pepper, to taste 1/2 c. dry white wine […]

Champagne Mangos
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  HOW TO CHOOSE RIPE CHAMPAGNE MANGOS Choose Champagne mangos that yield to gentle pressure. Much like peaches or plums, the softer mangos feel, the riper they will be. They’ll also be enticingly fragrant! Another clue to readiness: Champagne mangos change color from green to greenish-yellow, to yellow and then golden as they ripen. Don’t […]

Hokto Kinoko Mushrooms
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Hokto Kinoko grows specialty Japanese mushrooms in a spotless facility in San Marcos, California. Their mushrooms are clean and ready to cook; portions are easily separated by hand. Trim off the base of the beech mushroom clusters and use them individually or in groups. Cooking mellows the flavor of the white and brown beech varieties; they’re […]

Organic Asparagus & Strawberry  Salad
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Recipe courtesy of Four Seasons Produce, Inc. This salad is light & simple – a perfect treat for welcoming warmer weather! Recommended by Guido’s Organic  Produce Buyer, Andrei Smerechniak.  Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 bunch organic asparagus, halved with ends trimmed 1 lb. organic strawberries, sliced 1/4 c. fresh organic basil, finely chopped 1/4 c. feta […]

Amaranth Porridge with Berries & Sliced Almonds
1 month, 3 weeks ago Comments Off

Recipe by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A new twist on hot cereal that’s not just for breakfast. This makes a healthy and delicious snack, too! Serves 2 Ingredients 1 c. amaranth 1 1/2 c. water 1 c. unsweetened almond milk Pinch of salt 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp. orange zest 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract […]

Bitter Greens with Roasted Golden Beets, Oranges, & Dates
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Recipe inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook, “Plenty More,” adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves This salad has lots going on, with different flavors & textures. It’s not only delicious & nutritious, but it’s beautiful, too! Serves 4 Ingredients 2 medium beets (1/2 lb.) Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper 5 medium oranges (2 […]