Local Dietitians' Night Out! Every 4-6 weeks, our local dietitians group gets out together for education, networking and fun! This month, we met at a YMCA to listen to a panel of local farmers and gardening experts talk about the local agriculture scene. Not only that -- we took home the most beautiful, locally grown, hydroponic lettuce I've ever seen! Local Agriculture in Triad North Carolina Our education/experience panel the other night consisted of 2 farmers who supply local, community feeding programs and the food bank with a variety of fresh vegetables. In the winter, thanks to … [Read more...] about Local Dietitians, Learning From Local Farmers & Lettuce
Meatloaf is Comfort Food I have been eating meatloaf all my life and I bet you have, too. Lately I've gotten creative and have tried some new ingredients in my meatloaf as a way to lighten up this classic comfort food. Fresh and dried herbs and spices are normally fun to add to meatloaf, and using oatmeal instead of bread crumbs is a neat way to add a whole grain to the recipe. The meatloaf in this picture at the left has an entire 10 oz package of thawed and drained, frozen spinach in it, too. Tasty? You bet it is! Easy Spinach & Herb Meatloaf Recipe 1 pound lean ground beef 1 … [Read more...] about Meatloaf for Dinner!