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Entries from May 2010

Picnic Basket? Check. Mushrooms?

May 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Need some new ideas for your upcoming summer picnics? Check out my Mediterranean Mushroom Salad Croissants over on The Mushroom Channel.

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Tags: foodietots around the web · meatless monday · mushrooms · vegetarian

Fresh and Local at the Diner? (and 5 links for Friday)

May 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last night I attended a blogger event* at the Silver Diner here in Arlington, part of a chain of 18 diners in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey. I have to admit I was a little skeptical when I got the invitation announcing their new “fresh and local” menu, but I couldn’t resist seeing what they […]

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Tags: eatLocalDC · five on friday · NoVA Locavore · restaurants

In the Garden: Sprouts and Critters

May 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Our seeds began to sprout within a week, and I’m not sure whether the Foodie Tot or I was more surprised. Now that we’ve moved in to the new house, we’re able to check on the garden daily. The boy is always so excited to go see how much things have grown. We’ll have some […]

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Tags: foodietots kitchen garden

Crustless Asparagus Quiche (Meatless Monday)

May 9th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Asparagus with eggs, take two… Yes, I have a thing for eggs and asparagus. While a traditional quiche is ideal for Sunday brunch, this crustless version is perfect for a fast weeknight supper — just serve with a side salad and some bread. Of course, if you’re more prepared than I, you can make this […]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · recipes · weeknight meals

Win for Healthy Schools in DC (and 5 links for Friday)

May 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

First, some good news: Earlier this week, the DC City Council unanimously approved the “Healthy Schools Act.” The measure creates strong nutrition and exercise standards in a city with one of the highest rates of childhood obesity in the country. Among the highlights, the new legislation will: Mandate lower-calorie, lower-fat nutrition guidelines be met; Triple […]

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Tags: at market · farmers market news · five on friday · food for thought