Page 5 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2014
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Kale Chips - These are a low calorie nutritious snack The last Chehalis community garden workshop featured kale. Did you know that one cup of Kale Chips Recipe cooked kale has super cholesterol lowering and Ingredients anti-infammation properties? 1 bunch kale It is also is low calorie (30 cal/cup) and high in 1 tablespoon olive oil nutrition value, with one serving offering 98 % 1 teaspoon seasoned salt of your daily value of vitamin A, 75 % of vitamin C, and 1100 % of vitamin K, which is also why it PREP 10 minutes isn’t a good food choice for those taking any type COOK 10 minutes of blood thinners (the high vitamin K content READY IN 20 minutes can interfere with how blood thinners work). Be sure to talk with your medical doctor or nurse practitioner about kale or any other foods you Directions might have questions about. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with Those in attendance were able to harvest, prepare parchment paper. and cook kale in three different ways by sautéing, in a fresh salad, and the crowd favorite, making With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into kale chips. bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Drizzle kale with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt. Check out the kale chip recipe below and give it a try - you won’t be disappointed! Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minutes. Chehalis Transformation Grant Ends in September - It’s Not Good Bye, But See You Later! By: Cassey Jankowiak, CTG Health Advocate and Educator There are still a few more CTG events to attend for It is true that the Community Transformation garden and youth activities. I distinctly September! Grant (CTG) is scheduled to end September remember the warmth from the sun and smiles Cover Crop Workshop 29, 2014. This means that CTG resources, of those present at the Chehalis Community Monday, September 22 which also funds my position, will go away, Garden Blessing ceremony. Equally joyous The Oakville community garden but that doesn’t mean the efforts CTG planted were the harvest days and garden activities (on School and Oakes) to eat well and be more active has to come to with the youth, especially painting garden rock 5:00 - 7:00 PM an end too. The community garden is planted, markers during the Youth Outreach parade. growing some fall foods, and with consistent Garlic Planting Workshop care it will continue to produce good food Until our paths cross again-be well. Tuesday, September 23 year after year. And, remember Community Center Community Garden that a community walk, run, 4:00 - 6:00 PM or workout can be initiated Come plant garlic and by anyone in the community. bring your garden questions. While the snacks and raffes Fall Harvest Dinner that grants sometimes provide Monday, September 29 are nice, these things are never from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. the best part of any event. It is at the Chehalis Tribe Community Center the smiles, stories, laughs and Gathering Room coming together to achieve a common goal that keep us Both community members are welcome to share in the coming back, and this can be celebration of hard work and garden bounty. Dinner accomplished every day- with and an opportunity for cider pressing will be provided. or without a grant. The CTG Program started the community gardens I hope you will come out to one or all of these events in both City of Oakville and Chehalis Reservation. to have fun, say ‘hi’, but not ‘good-bye’, and ‘see ya’ A few memories that will remain The community garden privides tribal members with later! Thank you for allowing me be a part of your with me are the community healthier food choices. community.    Page 5
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