LIFESTYLES

Local seeds can be more diverse and adapted to climates than those that people buy in stores. And getting them for free also saves money


April 21, 2022 at 10:16 a.m.


The Value of Intergenerational Storytelling

Different generations have much to share and learn from each other. Here are a few tips that can help with the storytelling process

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Quick Asian stir-fry meals

Tofu cooks quickly and is packed with protein in stir-fried dishes packed with plenty of vegetables.

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Pandemic Leads to New Invention for Preserving Voices of Older Adults

At that time, she wanted to find a recordable storybook of “Love You Forever” (Heitman’s favorite book as a child) to record her grandmother reading it

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NO EXTRA POUNDS

How to avoid the holiday bulge

The average American gains five pounds every November-December, and it takes them many months to lose it - if they lose it at all.

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WINTER GARDENING

Gardening — it’s not just for summer any more

Winter veggies can help prevent cancer and add lots of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K to a healthy diet.

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NOW SERVING SOUTH SNOHOMISH COUNTY

Providence ElderPlace expands comprehensive program of healthcare and adult day health services to seniors in Snohomish County

The program has operated in King County since 1995 and has expanded gradually to include facilities in South Seattle, West Seattle, Kent and Redmond.

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Power up with citrus

Citrus is a great, bright flavor you can add to almost any sweet or savory dish.

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Kiwis from the Emerald City

This amazing fruit with the beautiful emerald interior grows locally here in the Emerald City and is harvested in the fall.

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Enjoy hot summer nights with simple, cool salads

These salad meals are refreshing, healthy, and low in sodium.

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Stay cool and smart about salt this summer

Here are a few tips and recipes to help you stay cool while avoiding dangerous salt.

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Farmers markets: bringing food fresh to your table

Farmers markets are everywhere – with about 30 in King County and more than 100 in Washington state.

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It's time to jive with chives

Easy-to-grow chives are a great onion substitute. Their flavor and color really shine when you add them to dishes that don’t cook long.

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The new convenience food: butternut squash

The convenience of buying butternut squash that is already peeled and cubed eliminates a semi-daunting task of chopping it up on your own.

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Poor man’s asparagus: winter leeks in the garden

Like a giant green onion, leeks somehow manage to make it through most winters. You can pull the fleshy, thick stems out of the ground until it’s freezing outside.