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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.

Mar 24

Penn National Adventure – 2017

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

Congratulations to Penn National Healthy Eating Adventure 2017 graduates. January was perfect timing for participants intent on keeping their New Years Resolution.  Participants were intent on changing their eating habits but couldn’t figure out how – or part of their brain was saying “don’t do it, I like my old habits”.  Old habits… continue reading »

Mar 10

It’s A Wrap!

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

Kids Wrapping

Our 3rd potluck in our Adventures often concludes with turning our leftovers into wraps. Wraps can add green power to your meals. Nori wraps add Iodine and Omega 3’s. It’s easy to pack wraps for lunch, trips, back packing – or serve them as fun appetizers or make a whole… continue reading »

Feb 13

It’s Easy to Include Kale

by: Dr. Elizabeth George

Not so, “Ugh, kale” I always encourage my patients to include dark greens everyday.  They invariably make a face and snarl “ugh, kale”.  Then I’m off and running with a dialogue on the glories and ease of enjoying kale. During the summer I love picking kale fresh out of the garden;… continue reading »

It’s not only fun to watch the tiny sprouts appear while sprouting beans but other pluses include…it is economical to sprout and cook your own beans, beans seem to digest easier, beans are softer thus shorter cooking time and they are packed with nutrients! TRY IT, see if you have as… continue reading »

I really miss our home-grown heritage tomatoes during the cold winters in Pennsylvania. Store-bought slicer-type tomatoes are just so dull and not even worth purchasing. So here are two tips around this flavor challenge. If you have more tips, we’d love to hear from you! (1) We have found that store-bought cherry… 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

Manhattan No-Clam Chowder

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, diced with skin
  • 8 ounces Shiitake mushrooms, diced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 lemon, juice
  • 1 1/2 sheets nori roasted seaweed, crumble
  • 1 (28 1/2-ounce) can crushed Italian plum tomato
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry

Directions:

Prepare all vegetables. Shiitake mushrooms chopped have the same look and texture as clams. Place all ingredients, except sherry, in the pressure cooker. Cook on medium... continue reading »
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Penn National Golf Club and Community – January 2017

  Congratulations to Penn National Healthy Eating Adventure 2017 graduates. January was perfect timing for participants intent on keeping their New Years Resolution.  Participants were intent on changing their eating habits but couldn’t figure out how – or part of their brain was saying “don’t do it, I like my old habits”.  Old… continue reading »

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