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Don’t be fooled by the fancy Italian name – this dish is simple, seasonal and healthy. It’s a vegetable-based take on a more traditional pasta dish, created by executive Matt Marcus at Portofino. And with just a handful of seasonings, … Continue reading

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While you and the kids enjoy Halloween treats this month, make sure your pets don’t indulge in the wrong things! Keep in mind these tips from David York, owner of Barking Hound Village: Keep Halloween décor such as pumpkins and … Continue reading

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By Alexandra McCray Whether you’re just dipping your toe into the world of juicing or you’re a long time devotee, you’ll be able to find something for you at the new Juice Bar in Virginia-Highland.   The second Atlanta Juice Bar … Continue reading

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The second annual Atlanta Meatball Festival is back! On Sunday, August 30 from 1 to 5 p.m., foodies and meatball fanatics can enjoy live music, drinks, and sample gourmet meatball dishes served up by some of Atlanta’s best restaurants. Guests … Continue reading

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Sure, you know what to do with a cucumber or tomato, the standard summer garden fare. But did you know mushrooms are also in season now? Specifically you can find chanterelles, brown oysters, black trumpets and other mushroom varieties growing … Continue reading

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These cold-season root vegetables are nutritional powerhouses containing folate, manganese, dietary nitrate and more. If you’ve only ever eaten pickled beets, you’re in for a treat when you try simply roasting them. Basic prep: Rinse, peel and dice the beets. … Continue reading

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If you had a traditional Southern New Year’s Day meal, odds are you had collard greens and black eyed peas to bring good luck in 2015. But collards are good for more than just luck – they are a good … Continue reading

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When winter temperatures hit, many grocery stores have to source their salad greens from warmer climates thousands of miles away. But now, thanks to local company PodPonics, local greens are available year-round. The company’s Lettuce Buy Local products are grown … Continue reading

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Chef Megan McCarthy, a healthy lifestyle consultant and the Edible Garden Chef at Atlanta Botanical Garden, loves to share fast, fresh ways to enjoy local, seasonable produce. When the temperature drops and you crave warming, nurturing foods, Chef McCarthy recommends … Continue reading

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After the heavy food of the holidays, you may feel the need to balance your belly back out. Probiotics are a great way to promote healthy digestion, and they can be found in kombucha, a fermented tea. This drink packs … Continue reading

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