Summer seems to have gone by so fast! It is not over yet, but shorter, cooler days are approaching. Now is the time to indulge in all you favorite summer fruits, try that new fresh dish you've been meaning to make all summer, and to finally take that afternoon off for a picnic! The beautiful days and nights of summer are still here, and so are all your summer produce favorites. Enjoy them to their fullest!
If someone were to ask you to describe a cucumber using one adjective ‘refreshing’ may be the first word that comes to mind, because after eating a cucumber, one feels cooler and more energetic. Cucumbers may be a simple vegetable, but their health benefits are noteworthy. They’re full of flavonoids, lignans, and triterpenes—phytonutrients that offer...
Eating out can feel like such a luxury that you may be tempted to indulge in the best foods on the menu. And depending on where you’re eating, the indulgent foods choices you make could add up to a lot of calories. If you’re determined to choose healthier food options when you go out to...
When there’s a chill in the air there’s nothing better than a hot meal. These Roasted Winter Vegetables complement a variety of meat, pork, and poultry dishes. And the colorful presentation adds pizzazz to the table. If you have never enjoyed these winter vegetables in a medley, now’s the time to add these vegetables to...
Do you know the symptoms of heat stroke? If your answer is no, you may want to take note of these symptoms:
A lack of sweating
High body temperature (higher than 104 F)
Muscle cramps or weakness
Nausea and vomiting
Rapid heart beat
When someone is exposed to...
Peas can be a hard sell. Kids turn their noses up at them, and some adults will try and convince you that they were traumatized by having to eat peas as a child. But peas are a nutritional rock star, and with proper preparation, peas can taste like spring on a plate.
Nutritionally, peas are...