Don’t be held hostage by produce recalls.

Don’t be held hostage by produce recalls.

Become a part of the Tower-to-Table movement. You already know that you should eat fruits and vegetables every day—and the more variety, the greater the benefit. Luckily, you can grow both a high number and large variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers with...

Recipe: Strawberry Country Cake

You can’t have Summer without strawberry shortcake! You could make sweet biscuits or a standard yellow cake, but why would you when you can elevate the flavors beyond the standard. I’ve been making this cake since 2001. The recipe is from The Barefoot Contessa Parties...
Timely Tip: Ease into it

Timely Tip: Ease into it

Don’t put pressure on yourself to tackle a healthy diet all at once. Start by replacing empty calories with whole food options like fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Pick foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. You will notice advertising that...

What is a Phytonutrient or Phytochemical?

Phytonutrients are naturally-found chemicals in plants which help protect them from germs, fungi, bugs and predator pests. Some researchers estimate up 60,000-100,000 phytonutrients and many hundreds of these compounds have been identified and are currently being...

Recipe: Banana, Peanut Butter and Cinnamon Oats

Ingredients 2 cups of oats 1 cup of coconut milk 1 tsp maple syrup (or honey) 1 tsp of cinnamon and to sprinkle on top 1 whole banana 1 tbsp of peanut butter Method Add your milk, oats, cinnamon and maple syrup to a pan on a medium heat. Stir at regular intervals,...