• 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

  • Sep 18 2014

    How To Use Apples

    Apples are tasty snacks when you are on the go, and a fun way to eat your fiber and vitamin C! How to Store Apples Apples can be stored at room temperature for several days. For longer storage, refrigerate away from other produce. Apples give off a gas (called ethylene) that will cause other fruits and...Read More

  • Sep 13 2014

    How To Eat Radicchio

    Radicchio is exciting! It has a spicy, bitter flavor that can add some zip to your plate. It is great in a salad, but maybe even better when it is grilled, sautéed, or roasted. Benefits of Radicchio Radicchio is high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It has lots of antioxidants, even more than blueberries or...Read More

  • Sep 13 2014

    How To Eat Collards

    Collard greens (or simply, Collards) are a member of the cabbage family. They have a stronger flavor and a tougher leaf than many other greens. Collard greens can either be eaten raw or cooked in many different ways. Benefits of Collards Tastes great – raw or cooked! Contain antioxidants! An excellent source of Vitamin A....Read More

  • Sep 12 2014

    How To Eat Avocado

    Avocados are delicious! Slice them and eat them with a sprinkle of salt; add slices to sandwiches; or make a batch of fresh guacamole! Avocados provide 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid. How to Cut an Avocado Grip the avocado on one side with one hand, and with a...Read More

  • Sep 12 2014

    Create a Family Cookbook

    Creating a family cookbook can be a fun and healthy way for families to spend time together while learning healthier eating habits. It’s also a great way to pass down family history to children and grandchildren. Decide on a theme A theme could be holiday recipes or ethnic favorites. Your cookbook could also be a...Read More