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Almond butter, chia jam, dark chocolate bars

Almond butter, chia jam, dark chocolate bars

December 13, 2015


Filed under Features

I am constantly on the hunt for the perfect snack bar. Ideally it's one that doesn't have a 600-word ingredient list or enough sugar to make my pancreas explode. However, it also shouldn't taste like cardboard and cost more than half an hour of minimum wage. Such a bar can be hard to find— both on cam...

All you need is rice

All you need is rice

Grace Kerfoot

November 16, 2015


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If you can boil water, you can make rice and make it well. Rice is an incredibly versatile, accessible and nutritious grain. Available at just about any grocery store in bags, bulk or boxes, rice can cost less than $1 per pound and cooks up to twice its dried volume. Although there are many different varietie...

Readers, Digest: Discount Thanksgiving

Readers, Digest: Discount Thanksgiving

Christina Saschin

November 25, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you are staying in Chico for Thanksgiving and want to put together an appetizing, affordable meal for you and your friends, take a look at The Orion's cheat sheet of where you can shop for the best prices. Shopping at Wal-Mart and Save Mart is about $15 cheaper than shopping at Safeway and Raley's when ge...

Readers, Digest: Scotch eggs

Readers, Digest: Scotch eggs

Christina Saschin

November 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Scotch egg originated in England and was used as a picnic food since it was easy to take on the go. This breakfast dish provides a substantial amount of protein and is also fun to make for picnics or home.Yield: 2 Total Time: 35 minutesIngredients1.5 ounces lean turkey breakfast sausage1/3 cup Rice...

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