Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Do you know the amount of 'added sugars' that adults can consume per day?
Women = 24 g (6 cubes or sugar packets). Men = 36g (9 cubes or sugar packets)
Participants in our Healthy Cooking class last week learned this as much more as Renee Scampini, RD, talked sugars, sugar substitutes, and carbs.
Zucchini-Flax Pecan bread is loaded with fiber, omega-3's and protein to help your body digest the sugar that is sprinkled throughout. Renee's tip if you're trying to reduce sugar in a baking recipe - cut the sugar by 1/3 to keep the consistency.
From foreground to background: Tofu Fiesta Scrambler, Lentil Curry Tomato Stew, Cumin Kale chips.
Renee discusses sugar content of popular beverages while class participants enjoy the feast!
Friday, October 25, 2013
|Extending our harvest. Currently have spinach, lettuce, and radish under the cold frames. Kale, Brussels sprouts, garlic, and Swiss chard at the moment.|
|Brussels sprouts and kale have been mulched to protect the roots from early frost|
|When mulching, make sure to use straw not hay. Hay can produce weeds later in the season.|
Thursday, October 17, 2013
|Prepping the materials, Lander cuts angled pieces for the sides of the frames.|
|Our cold frames are 7" in front and 10" in back - slightly angled to capture more of the fall sunlight.|