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Move Over, Potato Chips

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Welcome to fall! With all those orchard apples you’ve picked, why not stray away from traditional apple pie or apple crisp and make apple chips? It’s a minimal recipe that maximizes taste by baking the apple slices to bring out their natural flavor. So when you’re in need of a snack, look no further but to these healthy “chips”.  I made these yesterday for the first time since last winter, and after baking these and leaving the chips to cool, I left for a post-studying run. I came home to find that my mom had eaten the half the chips! The half empty plate speaks for itself. The Apple Chips are “I-can’t-stop-eating-these” good.

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A How-To Guide for Summer Produce

photoThis was too great not to share. The Greatist made this visual guide of how to best use the summer produce in soups, smoothies, as salad toppings, just raw in all of its natural glory…the list goes on. I had no idea that figs would be great in soup. (Might be time to make a cucumber-watermelon gazpacho…) The Greatist has guides for fruit AND vegetables — they even have a breakdown of all the benefits for each respective produce, such as why you should love them (even more than you already do), how to store them, and how to prepare/eat the produce. Check out the original article here — definitely worth a look! Continue reading “A How-To Guide for Summer Produce”