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Ramp Pesto

April 23, 2017, 1:44 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time:  approximately 15 minutes Serving Size: 2 TB, Makes about 3 cups 0 Slice on The Slice Plan Ingredients 2 TB olive oil 2 cups ramps, leaves and bulbs, washed (about 2 dozen) 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino Romano 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil Directions Heat olive oil in large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Sauté ramps until leaves are wilted but st...

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Coconut Curry Sauce

January 8, 2017, 10:57 am RECIPES

Preparation Time:  5 minutes Cooking Time:  approximately 1 hour Serving Size: ¼ cup; Makes approximately 3 cups 0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 1 TB olive oil 2 TB garlic, chopped ½ cup yellow onion, minced 4 tsp curry powder 1 tsp cumin ½ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ½ tsp salt 2- 13.5/14 oz cans unsweetened coconut milk 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock Directions Heat oil in sauté pan. Add garlic and spices...

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Superfood Flackery

November 30, 2016, 4:33 pm ARTICLES

Nutrition in the media is painted with fads and buzzwords.  Terms such as all natural, organic, heart healthy, and antioxidants are overwhelmingly used by manufacturers on front of package food labels on our supermarket shelves.  These practices make it difficult for the consumer to decipher real scientific evidence from hip food trends. In recent years, the ubiquitous term “superfood” has been placed under scrutiny, so we at The Sage decided to take a deeper look.  A UK Na...

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I wanted to know your thoughts about MSG? Thanks!

November 21, 2016, 11:32 am DISCUSSIONS

Thanks for your question!
MSG (monosodium glutamate) is a food additive used to enhance the flavors of foods, usually umami or the "meaty" flavor of a food. Most people identify the use of MSG in Asian foods, but it is actually still commonly used in a lot of processed foods like macaroni and cheese, potato chips, canned soup, just to name a few. Many people think MSG is harmful to them, but the answers are not so clear cut on whether or not this is true.
Some people b...

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Eating Healthier this Holiday Season

November 21, 2016, 10:37 am PRESS

Courtesy of Happy Eating!

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Ingredient Spotlight: Butternut Squash

September 23, 2016, 3:44 pm ARTICLES

When people think “Fall,” they think of trees, leaves, squashes, and gourds. Butternut squash is but one example, along with the pumpkin, of a food in the squash family. Its versatility and flavor profile allow it to be used in both sweet and savory dishes.   Known scientifically as Cucurbita moschata, butternut squash was first developed on American soil by Charles Leggett of Stow, Massachusetts in the mid 1940’s. He crossed a gooseneck squash with other varieties of the crop and...

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