In Season: Pomegranate

Pomegranates are in season and probably on sale at your local grocery store.  What better time to learn a little bit more about them and how to prepare them! Pomegranates are full of delicious, sweet seeds and like most fruits contain lots of fiber, antioxidants and vitamin C.  Pomegranates also contain folate and vitamin K.  … Read more

Get to know your Roots (Vegetables)

It’s that time of year…root vegetables will be in season soon.  These vegetables are perfect to add to your upcoming meal plans since they are affordable, packed with nutrition, versatile, have a long shelf life, and can add volume to any meal.  Use root vegetables as a side, an entrée, or as a way to stretch a soup, stew or … Read more

Trend Spotlight: Spiralized Veggies (with Recipes)

Turning vegetables into spiralized noodles, also called zoodles, is a new exciting trend. Mostly, it has been used as a great replacement for pasta for those individuals on low carbohydrate meal patterns. It has gotten to be so popular that there are special cookbooks and websites focusing just on recipes including spiralized veggies.  I think it is just … Read more

Spring Pea Salad with Strawberries

Spring Pea Salad with Strawberries From EatingWell.com There is no better way to welcome spring than with a bright, tasty salad with seasonal fruits and vegetables! This recipe makes 4 servings.  If you are watching your sodium, the feta cheese and salt in this recipe may be too much.  Heart Healthy Tip: Try a different cheese and remove the salt. Enjoy! … Read more