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Terrific Tahini

By Alana Sugar, September 15, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Creamy Sesame Garlic Dressing

If you’re a lover of Middle Eastern, Greek or North African cuisine, then you’re no stranger to tahini. But did you know that tahini is not exactly the same thing as sesame seed butter? The difference is sesame butter is a thick, dark spread made from whole, unhulled sesame seeds while tahini, whether raw or roasted, is made from hulled sesame seeds. Raw tahini...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, September 14, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole


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Get Ready for National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day!

By Liz Schnabolk, September 13, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Liz Schnabolk

Liz Schnabolk is the staff editor for KIWI magazine. She writes about food, nutrition, and parenting.

Take Your Parents to Lunch Day

Ask your child how school went and you can pretty much count on this response: “Good.”

So, it’s rather unlikely that you know a lot about what goes on during their lunch period. Luckily, many schools around the country have revamped their cafeteria programs in recent years — and gone are the days when tater tots and soda passed as a midday meal. But how can you find out how your school stacks up? You have to see it for yourself.

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From Conventional to Conscious: the Project Green Challenge Transformation

By Madeleine Welsch, September 12, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Madeleine Welsch

Madeleine Welsch is a sophomore at Skidmore College where she majors in Visual Art and Environmental Studies. She hopes to put the culture back in agriculture by fusing her love of art and the sustainable food movement.

Last October, Madeleine participated in Project Green Challenge (PGC) and was selected to attend Green University. After presenting at the challenge finals in San Francisco, she was chosen as the 2013 winner. This is her PGC story.

Growing up in rural Massachusetts, I’d always considered myself a “green girl.” I composted, I ate fruits and vegetables from my family’s garden, and I enjoyed exploring the great outdoors. So, when I signed up for ...

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Organic Foods and Pesticide Residues

By Jessica Shade, September 11, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jessica Shade

Dr. Jessica Shade is the Director of Science Programs for The Organic Center, a non-profit research and education organization focused on evidence-based science about the environmental and health benefits of organic food and farming.

Do you think eating...

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