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January 2015

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Hoppin' John

John   In theory this traditional New’s Year Day dish brings good luck for the year to come.  Maybe so, but even if it doesn’t really do that it is still a treat worth enjoying, maybe more than once a year.  Enjoy our non-vegetarian version.

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Hoppin' John
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Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our Very Own Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies   This will become your new favorite cookie recipe as well!  It costs about .25 per cookie to make and can easily be a gluten free cookie by using the gluten free oats in the bulk section.

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Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Black Bean and Chicken Stacked Enchiladas

What could be better than enchiladas with homemade tortillas?  We don’t know so we hope you enjoy this recipe using our certified organic blue corn masa.

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Black Bean and Chicken Stacked Enchiladas
4:00pm
 
 
Smokey Black Bean Stew

Here’s another great winter comfort recipe using the black beans from our bulk department.

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Smokey Black Bean Stew
4:00pm
 
 
Brownies

In the dead of winter treat yourself to a brownie that has everything going for it.  See if you don’t agree that both the texture and flavor are spot on. 

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Brownies
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®The 3 Biggest Communication Obstacles to Successful Relationships

What’s in your ‘background listening field’ determines your ‘in-the-moment’ experience with others.  Learn how to gain access to this field and transform all your relationships.  Take a giant leap forward in your communication effectiveness.

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®The 3 Biggest Communication Obstacles to Successful Relationships
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Braised Swiss Chard and Garbanzo Beans

Make this recipe using our bulk garbanzo beans, it’s an economical way to enjoy a meal in a bowl especially with jasmine white rice underneath.

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Braised Swiss Chard and Garbanzo Beans
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Root Veggie and Garbanzo Bean Stew

When it’s cold and wet outside, this recipe is the perfect meal!  It nourishes deeply, is vegetarian and very cost effective!

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Root Veggie and Garbanzo Bean Stew
4:00pm
 
Skinny Taste: The Lighter Side of Delicious

Join Tiazza for some “slimmed down” from scratch cooking inspiration that tastes completely indulgent.  Starters include: Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs, Zero Calorie Cocktail Mixes plus Green Smoothies and Juices. Move on to some tasty pasta ideas using vegetable noodles followed by pizzas with vegetable crust, Stuffed Winter Squash and Savory Oatmeal.  For dessert options, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Truffles and Fruity Chia Pudding.

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Skinny Taste: The Lighter Side of Delicious
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Annie’s Coconut and Cashew Bars

Annie Hoy, our Outreach Manager has perfected this great little bar style cookie.  Most all the ingredients are right from the bulk aisle!

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Annie’s Coconut and Cashew Bars
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Winter Therapeutics

Live a life of greater vitality and wellness. Be proactive  to prevent winter immune stress and seasonal mood change. Gain insights into simple but effective methods to Gain new lifestyle, nutrition and supplement strategies to support a healthy mood and immune system.

Registration required. Please contact Gretchen in Outreach (541)552-5454 to reserve your spot.

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Winter Therapeutics
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Refried Beans with Homemade Tortillas

Refried beans are an art to perfect.  Serve them with homemade tortillas and greens for a perfect vegetarian meal.  Pick up a few pointers for getting that silky perfect bean texture.  We are using Anasazi beans from our bulk aisle.

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Refried Beans with Homemade Tortillas
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Beer Magic in the Kitchen

This event has been cancelled.

Pairing beer with food is fun, but cooking with it opens up whole new worlds of flavor!  Ginger has shopped the bulk aisle for some of her favorite economy ingredients. Then drawing on her extensive knowledge of beer nuances, she’ll create some memorable recipes: Grown Up Pork & Beans, Savory Hummus and Chocolate Stout Cake.  

This event has been cancelled.

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Beer Magic in the Kitchen
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Anasazi Bean and Walnut Pate

Here’s an unusual recipe that works for a light supper or as an appetizer.  It is vegan and quite lovely served with rice.

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Anasazi Bean and Walnut Pate
4:00pm
 
 
Ranger Cookies

What’s crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside?  Why a ranger cookie of course!  We don’t know exactly why they are called that but some believe the origin is Texas as in Texas Rangers.  At any rate they are a delicious combo of bulk ingredients like coconut, oats and rice cereal.

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Ranger Cookies
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Discover Everything You Need to Know About Medicare!

Sue has one mission, to help you obtain all of the benefits you have already paid for. Discover how medicare works and what to expect with each plan option. Learn how to avoid medicare fraud; how to decide the optimal time to begin receiving your social security benefits, and how to calculate your prescription costs for the year.

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Discover Everything You Need to Know About Medicare!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Lentil Soup with Moroccan Spices

Lentils are always a great canvas for spicy flavors and this vegetarian soup is no exception.  Be prepared to be wowed by the simplicity and great taste!

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Lentil Soup with Moroccan Spices
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Unique Sauce Variations from the Italian Mother!

Once you know how to build the basic Mother sauce, you can easily create some of Italy’s most flavorful dishes.  Taste the freshness of a  Pomodoro served with Farfalle Pasta, the spiciness of a Penne Arrabbiata (angry) Sauce, the multiple layers of a Cappellini (angel hair) Rustica, and finally the excitement of a Putanesca (in the style of the whore) with capers, black olives and herbs. Now that’s amore!

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Unique Sauce Variations from the Italian Mother!
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Lentil Tabbouleh

Lentils make a surprisingly delicious and hearty version of this popular vegetarian dish!  Serve with pocket bread, olives and shredded lettuce or spinach for an inspired week night dinner.

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Lentil Tabbouleh
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Dinner with Tiazza: The Art of the Moroccan Pastilla

Pastillas have a rich and colorful culinary tradition dating back to the 15 century. Join in the process of making this festive sweet/savory dish with layers of stuffing wrapped in a very thin, crispy pastry crust laced with honey and spices.  The Pastillas prepared in class will be vegetarian and paired with optional wine.  Don’t miss this chance to share in a Moroccan feast day food and of course hear more about Tiazza’s life in the Berber villages.

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Dinner with Tiazza: The Art of the Moroccan Pastilla
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Peanut Date Dandies

Here’s a great no bake cookie/snack recipe for your kids to make themselves.  Take them shopping to the bulk aisle and get all the ingredients.

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Peanut Date Dandies
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