• Apr 19 2016

    Produce of the Month: Green Beans

    Look below to find more info about green beans including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and green beans recipes. Health Benefits to Green Beans: Good source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting. Good source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Good source of fiber, which helps regulate digestion processes and cholesterol levels. Good...Read More

  • Apr 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

      Look below to find more info about sweet potatoes including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and sweet potato recipes. Health Benefits to Sweet Potatoes: Excellent source of vitamin A and C, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. How to Store Sweet Potatoes: Store in a paper bag in a cool,...Read More

  • Mar 15 2016

    Produce of the Month: Lettuce

      Look below to find more info about romaine lettuce including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and lettuce recipes. Health Benefits to Romaine Lettuce: Excellent source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting.  Excellent source of vitamin A, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. Excellent source of folate, which helps our heart, brain...Read More

  • Mar 01 2016

    Produce of the Month: Collard Greens

      Collard greens often have a bad reputation for being tough, chewy and bitter. This is due to cooking them for too short of a time or without enough seasoning. Try one of these two recipes below-they are sure to change your opinion about these vitamin-packed greens. Look below to find more info about collard greens including: health benefits,...Read More

  • Feb 22 2016

    Safe Meat Handling Tips

    Did you know that the outside of meat packages can carry harmful bacteria? Taking a few simple precautions in your kitchen can help keep you and your family safe. Keep it separate!  Whether you’re carrying groceries home or storing meat in your fridge, keep it separate from other foods, especially foods that you won’t cook before eating.  If...Read More

  • Feb 17 2016

    Produce of the Month: Bananas

      Everybody loves bananas but do not often cook with them. Here, we provide you with two creative banana recipes to impress your family with these potassium-packed fruits!  Look below to find more info about bananas including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and banana recipes. Health Benefits to Bananas: Excellent source of potassium, which helps lower your blood...Read More

  • Feb 02 2016

    Produce of the Month: Eggplant

    Eggplant is an interesting vegetable that needs some careful attention when cooking. Without the correct cooking tips, eggplant can often turn out quite bitter in your recipe. We hope to show you a few tips that will help your eggplant shine in your home cooking. Look below to find more info about eggplant including: health benefits, how to...Read More

  • Jan 19 2016

    Produce of the Month: Carrots

    These bright orange carrots not only taste great but provide our bodies with several vitamins and fiber. Fun fact about carrots, if you eat lots of carrots (or any other vegetables high in vitamin A), every single day for weeks, your skin will turn slightly yellow. Too much vitamin A can affect your liver or cause...Read More

  • Jan 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Beets

      Beets’ beautiful, purple hue makes them a favorite for many adults and kids alike. Not only do beets help lower your blood pressure and help fight off infections, but they are also delicious to eat! Once cooked, beets are a sweet and delicious addition to any meal. Look below to find more info about beets...Read More

  • Dec 15 2015

    Produce of the Month: Winter Squash

    There are so many varieties of winter squash! The most common squash varieties are spaghetti squash, butternut squash, pumpkin, and acorn squash. Each of these squashes have their own unique flavor, however, all are cooked very similarly and have similar vitamin content. Both recipes below can be cooked with all of the winter squash pictured....Read More

  • Dec 01 2015

    Produce of the Month: Apples

      There are so many different varieties of apples! There are Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Honey Crisp, Golden Delicious, and many more. If you aren’t a fan of specific variety- try a different one! You would be surprised how different each taste. Apples make an healthy and easy snack with peanut butter but...Read More

  • Oct 06 2015

    Maple Sweet Potato Buns

    Sweet Potato Buns Fresh produce is full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals that we all need to be healthier.  But, it only helps us if we actually eat it!  That’s why it is important to try fruits and vegetables in a variety of ways.  If you don’t like them raw, you might like them steamed or...Read More