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An Adventure is a community-based 28-day program that can kick-start you on a lifetime of healthier eating with a whole foods, plant based lifestyle.

Sep 17

Broccoli and Cauliflower, What to do?

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

    At 7:30 I got home from a marvelous 24 mile bike ride over beautiful country roads.  Hungry but no plans for supper, I had cauliflower and broccoli from gardening friends….  I got in the pool to float and relax my tired muscles, and contemplate my ingredients.    … continue reading »

Jul 12

Eat Well, Sleep Well

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

eat well sleep well

It seems that with every new HEA Adventure, participants sharing their new experiences will mention sleeping better and having more energy! There are actually plenty of reasons why a whole foods plant-based diet would help you sleep better: No more night-time wakening from GERD (acid reflux): Getting rid of fatty,… continue reading »

Jun 29

What’s In the Fridge for Lunch? Fingerlings!

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

Often I have a large green leafy salad for lunch with a limitless variety of combinations of fruits, veggies, beans and grains. And over the months I’ll share many of those with you, and talk about all those wonderful greens and combining salad “fixings”. Today however, it’s cold and damp and… continue reading »

avocado spread on a slice of bread

We love avocados…here are a few tips which, hopefully, help you select and preserve left overs. How to tell if an avocado is ripe: If you gently squeeze the avocado, the skin should give just a little. Another method is to remove the brown stem and check the color underneath: … continue reading »

May 31

A Memorial day lawn party…

by: Patti Nitterhouse

…was the perfect reason to mulch the garden beds tie clematis vines and climbing roses and look up from weeding the asparagus patch. Planning the vegan picnic menu was easy with my daughter Honors’ help. Here’s what we did: LUNCH: Premade chickpea avocado sweet potato wraps: (cut in half) served warm or… continue reading »

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Plant-Based Recipes

Okra – Roasted



8 medium okra pods

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder



Nutrition Facts

Calories 22
Calories from Fat 1
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 4mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g


Preheat 400°F toaster oven (can be roasted in regular oven too). Cut the tips off of each okra pod. Cut pods into 1-2 inch slices. Place okra slices in a medium sized bowl; add continue reading »
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2016 Shippensburg University Healthy Eating Adventure

Join or Next Healthy Eating Adventure at Shippensburg University Kick Off Lecture and Dinner October 11th, 2016 Reservations required for dinner: Call Alicia Gaul – 717-477-1619 Dinner Costs $10

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