Friday, March 16, 2012

What do you do with that?

Join us on Tuesday, March 27 at noon for our Wellness Lunch featuring foods new to your supermarket. 
Sriracha sauce is a Thai multi-purpose hot sauce, also fondly known as "Rooster Sauce."  Use Sriracha as a marinade, in vegetables, egg salad and ketchup and in making pickles!  
A host of recipes can be found at bon appetit.
Call 743-3400 for reservations. 
FREE for FiftyForward members, 
$5 for nonmembers.  
The Wellness Series is sponsored by 
CAT Financial.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Life Lessons from the Great Books - March 21

Join our book club at the Nashville Public Library for an enriching discussion on the series Life Lessons from the Great Books! This month will feature Boethius, Martin Luther King - Conscience.

See how Boethius' On the Consolation of Philosophy instructs us on how true wisdom resides in recognizing the harm caused by returning evil with evil.  Also, see Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" as a profound testimony to our ability to change the world.

Presented by the Nashville Public Library in the Special Collections Center on the 2nd Floor from 11:00-12:00.

Call (615) 743-3400 for questions and to make your reservation!


Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Roasted Pasta Primavera

Last fall I began writing a nutrition column
for Forward Focus,
the quarterly publication of FiftyForward.
For the spring issue, Lisa Mays,
a local wine expert,
joined me to suggest wines
that would compliment my recipes.
Here is a copy of our most recent pairing.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

The 30 Healthiest Foods

Tuesday we will complete the Wellness/Nutrition series
"The 30 Healthiest Foods." The last 5 foods featured will be walnuts, oatmeal, bulgur, eggs and almonds.I plan to serve bulgur wheat cooked with onions, bell pepper, squash, mushrooms and fresh basil and sandwiches made with whole-grain bread, hard-cooked eggs and avocados and tomatoes. The twist will be dessert: oatmeal with walnuts, almonds and fruit!
To see all of the 30 Healthy Foods, visit Real Simple.