Alf’s Rooster Is Set To Spread Its Wings–Alfalfa’s Market Soon To Open In Louisville, Colorado

Alf's rooster is about to spread its wings with a second Alfalfa's Market soon to open in Louisville, Colorado. The new store is on the corner of South Boulder Road and Centennial Drive--LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Louisville is ranked as one of the "Best Places to Live" in the United States and is a hub for new-economy job opportunities. The addition of Alfalfa's, a locally-grown business, is a perfect fit for this town, that is located only 6 miles from Boulder and 25 miles from Denver; … [Read more...]

Boulder dietitian’s cookbook teaches eating European-style

First appeared in the Daily Camera, Lifestyles on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Written by Cindy Sutter, Camera Staff Writer  UPDATED:   ABOUT 22 HOURS AGO "Thin" Cheese Crepes are an example of the type of recipes Layne Lieberman includes in her book, "Beyond the Mediterranean Diet: European Secrets of the Super-Healthy. The crepes include ricotta cheese, which adds protein, and lots of healthy fruit, but they have a decadent feel. How much can a well-trained, highly experienced registered … [Read more...]

ZEAL, free of the bad stuff and full of zeal

Written by Layne Lieberman, RD, Author of Beyond The Mediterranean Diet: European Secrets Of The Super-Healthy Zeal is the new Boulder place to eat with an easy conscience. It's the kind of food you would only dream about cooking at home--healthy, wholesome, tasty without trade-offs! All of the preparation and cooking is done out in the open. Cold-pressed juice and kombucha are on tap and micro-greens are growing at the entry. The ingredients are organic unless noted and locally sourced in … [Read more...]

Book Signing at Alfalfa’s Market w/ Culinary Nutritionist Layne Lieberman, RD

BOOK SIGNING with Culinary Nutritionist and Author, Layne Lieberman, RD Saturday, February 1st Heart Healthy Food Demo/Talk and Book Signing of Beyond the Mediterranean Diet: European Secrets of the Super-Healthy by Layne Lieberman, RD 1:00 to 3:00pm Alfalfa’s Demo Kitchen, 1651 Broadway StreetBoulder, CO 80302720.420.8400info@alfalfas.com We are proud to welcome internationally recognized and award-winning culinary nutritionist, Layne Lieberman, RD — author of the newly released … [Read more...]

The Boulder Phenomenon… It’s Not Just Another Market, It’s Alfalfa’s

There is an endless outpouring of love for Alfalfa’s Market, on the corner of Broadway and Arapahoe, in Boulder, Colorado…. And they certainly know how to give it back! Here’s why… Alfalfa’s exists to serve, educate and inspire the community through tireless support of local, organic and innovative foods, tried and true wellness products and gastronomic culinary creations. And, Alfalfa’s always uses the highest quality ingredients throughout its departments and in its prepared foods. With so … [Read more...]

Supermarket Shopping for Non-GMO Foods? Here’s How to Decipher those Annoying Stickers on Fruits and Vegetables…

First off, here is a simple definition of GMO, also known as genetically modified organism: An organism whose genetic material has been altered in the laboratory when a gene from one species is transferred to another species. These species include micro-organisms like bacteria or yeast, or larger organisms like fruits, vegetables, fish and animals. Health consequences, environmental impacts and other safety concerns are largely debated. Here are a two ways to avoid buying GMO foods... Have … [Read more...]

TURKEY ROASTING TIME AND A RECIPE FOR STOVETOP BROWN RICE PILAF (STUFFING)

ROASTING TIMES FOR TURKEY, FRESH OR FULLY THAWEDRoast on lowest oven rack. Preheat oven: 325 degrees WEIGHT (LBS)          UNSTUFFED (HRS)               STUFFED (HRS) 8 to 12                              2.75  to 3                                 3 to 3.5 12 to 14                            3 to 3.75                                   3.5 to 4 14 to 18                            3.75  to 4.25                            4 to 4.25 18 to 20                           4.25 to 4.5                 … [Read more...]

This Year’s Secret Lower in Sugar, Natural Cranberry Sauce

My family loves homemade cranberry sauce all year round. So every fall, I stock up on cranberries. Fresh cranberries can be frozen, will keep up to nine months and can be used directly in recipes without thawing. Cranberry sauce is an indispensable part of the Thanksgiving feast. Our Thanksgivings always includes a cranberry sauce kick-off, typically with more than one variety, from raw to traditional, crunchy to smooth... We like to think of ourselves as a family of cranberry sauce … [Read more...]

Beyond Colorado Striped Bass

Now that I am an official blogger for www.BoulderBubble.com, what perfect timing to write about Colorado food. Besides my husband and his love for the outdoors, the number one reason I live in Colorado, and Boulder in particular, is the abundance of organic and natural foods. Our local farmers and ranchers help feed our community and enhance the beautiful environment. According to Colorado Department of Agriculture, the state is the number one producer of millet, a gluten-free grain. And a … [Read more...]

Locavores unite!

Farm to table, known for authentic and wholesome food, we are a community of food-loving locavores supporting our farmers, markets, restaurants and cafes. Boulder, Food & Nutrition Consultant, Layne Lieberman- MS, RD, CDN, a registered dietitian and internationally recognized food and nutrition expert… offers real advice about healthy eating without gimmicks or fads at www.WorldRD.com. Layne's blog of recipes, nutrition news and tasty discoveries is loved not only for the how, what and … [Read more...]