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Megan Stuke

Megan Stuke is a freelancer for lawrence.com. She writes The Flying Fork blog.

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Delicious/Nutritious: Sweet, colorful carrots for most any meal
May 13, 2015
Carrots are vaunted for their copious amounts of beta-carotene, the carotenoid that the body converts into vitamin A necessary for healthy eyes, skin and immune system. But they’re more than just a vehicle for antioxidants: they’re delicious — sweet and crunchy, with a flavor that can fit almost any meal.
Delicious/Nutritious: Making room for mushrooms
April 8, 2015
Portobello mushrooms are the satisfying vegetable that can make even the meatiest of meat lovers happy. They’re big, juicy and filling. Plus, they add great texture to anything and can absorb flavors well, making them as versatile as they are delicious.
Delicious/Nutritious: Kumquats a little fruit that packs a punch
March 10, 2015
Sweet, sour and possibly the tartest fruit this side of a lemon, the kumquat is a bite-sized, seasonal winter citrus.
Delicious/Nutritious: Coconut is nature’s candy
February 11, 2015
Slightly sweet with a definitely distinctive flavor, coconut has one of those “love it or hate” it tastes. If you’re one who loves it, there are many ways for you to enjoy the rich, pleasing taste — coconut milk, water, oil, manna, flour, flakes, shreds, sweetened tendrils and palm sugar.
Delicious/Nutritious: Brussels sprouts flex their muscles
January 14, 2015
They look like baby cabbages, but brussels sprouts aren’t little on flavor. They pair well with both astringent and savory tastes and go nicely with main dishes from fish to beef to tofu.
Megan on the Move: Making an effort for me-time
December 25, 2014
I’ve been trying hard lately to make room for myself. I know that’s a common theme among adults, especially those with children, but it becomes increasingly difficult with careers and schedules and homes and the trappings of being a grown-up.
Megan on the Move: An escape plan from getting sick
December 10, 2014
Motherhood does not equal martyrdom, and don’t let anyone tell you different.
Delicious/Nutritious: Ginger a healthy, tasty treat
December 9, 2014
Ginger is a spicy root that is small but mighty — not just in size but in both flavor and health benefits.
Megan on the Move: Over the holidays, know when to walk away
November 26, 2014
Once I was asked to speak to a women’s group about how a busy working mom survives the holidays. I laughed. Why were they asking me? I don’t survive them. What I do is more like ignore them.
Megan on the Move: The price of relationship trust
November 12, 2014
Call me old fashioned, but I think one main secret to a long and stable marriage is sharing a bank account.

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