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Nutrition students from the Keene State College Dietetic Internship present a healthy, delicious recipe based on seasonal produce and items from our Bulk Department. Find them in our Produce Department every other Friday from 4:30 – 6:30pm.

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Delightfully Healthy! Bright & Sunny Winter Vegetables

Tasting Friday, 12/16. 4:30 -6:30pm Citrus Collards with Raisins By Ashley Robarge There is something to be said about the pairing of fresh citrus and collard greens. The two perfectly complement one another with the tangy, sweet flavor of fresh orange juice mixed up with the robust flavor of collard greens which is only lightly […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Radical Roots

Tasting Friday 12/2, 4:30-6pm Purple Sweet Potatoes by Ashley Robarge Move over traditional sweet potatoes, the next time your recipe calls for these delicious tubers grab a few pounds of purple sweet potatoes instead. They have the same flavor and texture of their orange counterpart, however, the skin and flesh are an attractive shade of […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Apple Salsa and Cranberry Sauce

Tasting Friday 11/4, 4:30pm to 6:30pm Apples in November mean more than just apple pie! McIntosh apples are the perfect blend between sweet and tart; they’re juicy and ideal for a quick appetizer, like salsa. This salsa can be whipped up in no time for a holiday party, and it’s a welcome change from the […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Leeks, Sweet Potatoes & More!

Tasting Friday 10/21, 4:30pm to 6:30pm Minimal ingredients and the simplistic preparation of this sweet potato and leek soup will surely win you over! Leeks, garlic, and onions belong to the same vegetable family; yet, leeks tend to live in the shadow of their other vegetable counterparts. Leeks are mild when compared to garlic and […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Sugar Pumpkins & Starkrimson Pears

Tasting Friday 10/7 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm The fragrance of pumpkin butter fills the kitchen with memories of falls in seasons past! It makes a good pair with apple slices, whole grain pancakes or toast, pita chips, or even mixed into yogurt. The creamy consistency and sweet flavor makes this spread scrumptious in every way. […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Acorn and Red Kuri Squash

Sampling Friday, 9/23 from 4:30 – 6:30pm Fall is approaching with crisp, cool mornings and the subtle changing of foliage. Preparing warm, soothing meals is a great way to embrace autumn weather. If you haven’t gotten on the winter squash train yet, now is the time! Acorn squash has many health benefits: it is high […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Fruit: Nature’s Candy

Tasting Friday 5/27 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm The weather is warming up. Mother nature is looking beautifully lush and green. Farmer’s markets are starting up outdoors. Summer is almost here and it is the perfect time to start eating more fruit. During the summer months, local fruit is at its peak. It is ripe, less […]

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Delightfully Healthy! The Perfect Smoothie Formula

Sampling Friday, 5/13 from 4:30-6:30pm Summer is just around the corner and with summer comes cravings for cold and refreshing treats. One of the most nutritious ways to satisfy the desire for an icy beverage is with a green smoothie. Here are three reasons why smoothies are so fantastic: 1.    Smoothies are easy to digest. […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Healthy Desserts and Snacks

Sampling Friday, 4/29 from 4:30-6:30pm No doubt about it, desserts and snacks are delicious. Treating yourself to dessert or processed snack on special occasions is a normal part of eating. Unfortunately, these foods are often very accessible and heavily marketed. Eating them regularly can easily become a habit if one is not choosy. Both desserts […]

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