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Winter Squash

Winter Squash

Now that fall is here, squash are stealing the spotlight on grocery store shelves. Though officially termed winter squash, the name is a bit misleading because it is typically harvested in the fall, and stores well during the cold winter months. This versatile veggie can be added to many dishes… MORE>

by × October 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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Why NUTs are Truly a Great Source of NUTrition

Why NUTs are Truly a Great Source of NUTrition

Yesterday was National “Grab Some Nuts” Day,  and it seems appropriate to highlight some of the benefits of one of the most delicious nutritional powerhouses out there. Nuts are a crunchy, delicious, and satisfying source of healthy fats with countless health perks. Although there are several different kinds of nuts,… MORE>

by × August 4, 2014 × 0 comments

Food, Recipes

A Berry Special Treat: July 10th is National Blueberry Picking Day!

A Berry Special Treat: July 10th is National Blueberry Picking Day!

Summer can get boring very quickly, whether  you spend your days in the hot sun with nothing to do but sweat or sit in the AC watching U-Tube videos. Today, try something new to pass the time! July 10th is national blueberry picking day, and not only is picking blueberries… MORE>

by × July 9, 2014 × 1 comment

Food

I Say Tomato, You Say Tomahto

I Say Tomato, You Say Tomahto

April is National Florida Tomato Month! Usually associated with the summer months, tomatoes can be grown and harvested year round in Florida. It has long been debated as to whether tomatoes are a fruit or a vegetable, and the truth is, there is no definitive answer. While tomatoes are technically… MORE>

by × April 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Food

Succulent Strawberries

Succulent Strawberries

Succulent Strawberries Tara Trakin Spring has officially arrived, which means strawberries are here! California alone produces one billion pounds of these tasty berries each year; if these were all placed side-by-side, they would circle the globe 15 times! For those diehard strawberry fans, there is even a museum in Belgium… MORE>

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