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Amaranth Porridge with Berries & Sliced Almonds
8 hours, 41 minutes 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 2 strips of orange zest 1/2 tsp. vanilla […]

Bitter Greens with Roasted Golden Beets, Oranges, & Dates
8 hours, 52 minutes ago Comments Off
Posted in: Recipes, resources, Salads

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 […]

Steve’s Mango Avocado Salad
6 days, 12 hours ago Comments Off
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Recipe of Guido’s Pittsfield store Organic Produce Manager, Steve Praus This salad is bright and cheerful! 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 large scallions, […]

FREE March 2015 Nutrition Services
1 week, 1 day 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 NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH Bite […]

Fresh Turmeric Root
3 weeks, 5 days ago Comments Off

Native to Indonesia and southern India, turmeric has been used as a healing food for more than 5,000 years. This knobby root, which bears a resemblance to ginger, has earned its medicinal reputation. Turmeric is a potent but safe anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It helps reduce the effects of IBS, rheumatoid arthritis, cystic fibrosis and other […]

4 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe adapted from abeautifulmess.com by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A delicious and healthy treat, a perfect any day snack or special occasion dessert. Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 1/2 c. unsweetened almond (or other non-dairy) milk 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. espresso powder 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder Pinch […]

4 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves This is a decadent, rich, and intensely chocolaty dessert that is a bit of a splurge. Any Valentine will feel loved receiving this tart after a lovely Valentine’s Day meal. Servings: 10 wedges Ingredients Cooking spray 1 c. coarsely chopped, toasted pistachios 4 oz. […]

4 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A delicious combination of sweet and salty, crunchy and chewy. Servings: 24-30 cookies Ingredients 1 12 oz. bag of semisweet chocolate chips (such as Ghirardelli) 6 oz. (about 2 1/2 c.) sesame sticks (from bulk dept.) 1/2 c. toasted, slivered almonds 1/4 c. sesame seeds 1/2 c. dried […]

4 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves These “healthier” brownies satisfy sweet, chocolate, and fruit cravings. Peach and chocolate make for a new, trendy pairing. Servings: 16 Ingredients Cooking spray 3/4 oz. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar 3/4 c. unsweetened cocoa 1 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1/3 c. peach preserves […]

1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Rachel Alves’s Nani, Helen Bibbo It wasn’t Christmas until Nani came to visit with her platter full of Christmas cookies. My favorite were her White Cookies with red and green sprinkles. Yield: about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients For Cookies: 1 stick butter, melted 1 c. sugar 3/4 c. milk 8 tsp. baking […]