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Stone Fruits: Fun Facts about Summer’s Pitted Treats

Stone Fruits: Fun Facts about Summer’s Pitted Treats

Stone fruits are one of the tastiest parts of summer’s abundant harvest. These fruits are made up of juicy flesh surrounding hard center pits. From June to September, you can enjoy peaches, cherries, apricots, plums, and nectarines at the peak of their ripeness. Eaten raw, grilled, or baked, they add… MORE>

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Garlic: The Original Superfood

Garlic: The Original Superfood

Did you know that garlic was one of the earliest plants used for medicinal purposes?  The use of garlic can be traced back to the Egyptians, Ancient Romans, and Greek Gods.  Hippocrates prescribed garlic for a variety of conditions, the Romans fed it to Olympic athletes to reduce fatigue and… MORE>

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Fiber, It’s Not Just For Old People

Fiber, It’s Not Just For Old People

  February is National Fiber Focus Month. Usually, when you think of fiber, images of your grandparents may come to mind. It’s associated with sweaters, wrinkle cream, and perhaps dentures. But who’s to say fiber can’t be “the new black,” the latest hype, or the hottest college trend? Here are… MORE>

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Almond Joy: Celebrate National Almond Day with these Fun Facts

Almond Joy: Celebrate National Almond Day with these Fun Facts

  Did you know that almonds first became popular as an ancient Roman wedding gift to promote happiness and fertility? Or that their harvest was used to feed travelers on the Silk Road to China for 300 years? By the time the almond tree had arrived in California from Spain… MORE>

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Ringing In The Year of the Sheep

Ringing In The Year of the Sheep

When people think of February holidays they normally think of chocolates, heart shaped boxes, and all the festivities associated with Valentines Day. This year, we would like to introduce you to another holiday occupying the second month of the year, Chinese New Year!  Celebrated February 19 this year, Chinese New… MORE>

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What You Should Eat on Valentine’s Day

What You Should Eat on Valentine’s Day

Most holidays are associated with traditional foods and Valentine’s Day is no exception. While images of chocolate hearts come to mind, there are in fact many traditional foods used to celebrate the holiday of love. History books, dating as far back as the Roman Empire, are scattered with claims of… MORE>

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