Why You Should Eat Seasonally in 2014...and How!

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by HylaryL

Winter vegetables There seems to be a lot of talk amongst health and food professionals about eating “seasonally.” More and more, we are being urged to buy fruits and vegetables that are in season, but do we really know why? There are a lot of reasons why eating seasonally is a good idea. It reduces the environmental damage and cost of having foods shipped from places like . . . more »

Beautiful new cookbook brings life to your salad plate!

Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 by HylaryL

Salads Many nutrition experts advocate incorporating healthy salads into your day-to-day diet, but it's easy to get bored of plain lettuce with low-fat ranch dressing. Luckily, editor, author and teacher Mindy Fox packs a lot of punch into her new cookbook Salads: Beyond the Bowl. Certain to liven up any salad plate, this beautifully photographed book includes 100 recipes offering a non-traditional take on a common . . . more »

Are you a locavore?

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by HylaryL

The Locavore's Kitchen If you're interested in cooking, health and the environment, locavore is a word you should know! What is a locavore? Anyone who strives to eat locally grown food can consider themselves a locavore. A lot of the fruits and vegeatables you find in the supermarket is grown hundreds or thousands of miles away and shipped great distances to reach the produce department. The San Francisco . . . more »


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