Senior Eats

It’s hard to beat the beet

Aug 16th, 2018 | By
It’s hard to beat the beet

It’s a year-long celebration of flavor and beauty as we honor and grow the beet. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has declared 2018 the year of this garden mainstay. Dress up your dinner table with the NGB’s Edible of the Year.  Not only are beets tasty and pretty, but they’re also good for you.  These
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Some like it hot

Jul 25th, 2018 | By
Some like it hot

Turn up the heat and add a bit of spice to your meals with these winning hot peppers. Add them to your garden, flower borders and containers for added beauty and easy picking. Your biggest challenge will be narrowing down your choices. Let All-America Selections (AAS, all-americaselections.org) help. This non-profit organization tests new edible and
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Lazy, hazy days of summer (and safe grilling)

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By
Lazy, hazy days of summer (and safe grilling)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to help older adults avoid becoming some of the 128,000 Americans who are hospitalized from foodborne illness each year. According to the USDA, older adults are at an increased risk of foodborne illness, and if they do become ill, the symptoms may be more severe and have a
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Springtime and green soup

Jun 12th, 2018 | By
Springtime and green soup

As spring unfolds in the Evergreen State, you’ll start seeing more greens like chard and collard greens at farmers markets and in grocery stores. These plants offer plenty of vitamins and minerals on their own, but blending them into a savory soup increases the nutritional value in a fresh and flavorful way. Collard greens, long
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