LCRC Grow:

In community garden plots, backyard gardens and in the family kitchen.

LCRC Cook:

Healthy eating – easy, fun and tasty.

LCRC Learn:

Build your confidence in the garden and in the kitchen.

 

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Seedy Saturday Cookies

                           Seedy Saturday Cookies   Ingredients: 1 cup coconut oil 2/3 cup raw cane sugar 2/3 cup coconut sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsp. whole milk 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups quick-cooking oats ½ cup quinoa flakes 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt […]

Best Flour Tortilla Recipe

After trying several disappointing recipes, I was on the verge of giving up and buying a package of tortillas. This was going to be my last effort, and it was a winner! Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. Kosher salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1/3 cup oil (I used avocado oil, but you could use whatever you have) 1 […]

When it comes to healthy eating, nutrition research doesn’t hold all the answers.

Nutrition is amongst the hot topics in health and wellness these days, and like any trending issue, it is subject to much (sometimes heated) debate. The gluten-free and Paleo trends seem to have taken the field of nutrition by storm, along with the recent rise in popularity of high protein diets and a growing body of research on healthy fats. Lots […]

Irish Soda Bread

3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons caraway seeds (optional) 1 teaspoon baking-soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (about) buttermilk 1 tbsp. sugar (optional) Sugar is not traditional in soda bread, it’s just a personal preference!! Heat oven to 425 degrees. If using a pizza stone, make sure it is in the center of the oven.  If using […]

A participant making her own stir-fry

Great Tips for Your Fresh Summer Harvest

At this time of year there’s an abundance of fresh local produce available at grocery stores, markets and farm stands. Our second GROW COOK LEARN session of this year, “Fresh Summer Harvest” gave participants many ideas for using this bounty. These affordable classes are much more than demonstrations; participants get to cook and, even better, taste! In fact, at the […]