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'Something Healthy to Eat' author to discuss healthy holiday cooking at Abbot Library Nov. 14

Posted by Liam O'Kennedy  November 6, 2012 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by Abbot Public Library:

Flo Goodman will be returning to the Library on Wednesday, November 14th for a healthy holiday cooking program that everyone, even people with dietary restrictions, can enjoy. No need to worry about eating "health food," while everyone else is having holiday fare! Goodman has found a way for everyone at the table to enjoy the same dishes. 

“My menu features traditional holiday favorites,” Goodman says. “However, my way of modifying ingredients, proportions, and methods of cooking makes these dishes low in fat, sugar and calories." The presentation at the Library will cover eggnog, turkey, green beans almondine, sweet potato medallions, cranberry relish, apple crisp, and green tea.
 
The program, followed by a Q & A session, will include helpful hints, tricks and shortcuts to make a fabulous, stress-free and healthy holiday feast for everyone, whatever medical condition they might have, or health choices they decide to make. 
 
Eggnog and apple crisp will be served. Please sign up for this program at the Library’s Main Desk so enough refreshments can be prepared for all!

Flo Goodman received a BFA in Graphic Arts and Illustration from Pratt Institute and earned a Master’s Degree in Fine Art and Fine Art Education from Columbia University Teachers College. She has a permanent teaching license in New York and Massachusetts, and has been an art supervisor and teacher at various school systems in both states. 

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Her most recent project is a cookbook entitled, "Something Healthy to Eat." She also is working with immigrant teens from Salem Cyberspace, on her TV show, also called “Something Healthy to Eat,” on LynnCam TV. For her show, Goodman prepares the recipes that are in her book. Many of her programs are available in DVD format. Goodman has cooked for her husband for 47 years to keep him healthy. They have three adult children and as well as a number of grandchildren. 

For more information, visit Goodman’s website at: www.healthytoeat.com.

The Abbot Public Library is located at 235 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, MA 01945. For additional information, please call 781-631-1481. 

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