January is the month of new beginnings in the New Year, and the perfect time to try new foods! We are all back to school and work, and getting busy with creating new routines. Having tasty meals you can prep ahead and have ready in the fridge is a great way to be sure you… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Lettuce Free Salads
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Early Summer Vegetables in Season
Summer is a busy time for everyone, but especially for farmers and gardeners! So many things are growing, and there are more fruits and veggies ready to eat every day. The cooler weather veggies, and the fast-growing veggies are ready first like asparagus, broad beans, broccoli, spring cabbage, kohlrabi, lettuce, salad onions, peas, early potatoes,… Continue reading Nutrition Tip of the Week: Early Summer Vegetables in Season
Garden Update! Plus: Make your fruits and veggies last longer!
Hi! Did you start your garden yet? Our tiny egg carton garden is just getting some tiny leaves poking up, and our big tray of tomato starts had to get planted into bigger pots! We also started a bunch of herbs this morning, so all you can see it dirt so far. Everything lives in… Continue reading Garden Update! Plus: Make your fruits and veggies last longer!
Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo
Raise your hand if you like Alfredo pasta! Did you know you can make your own Alfredo using butternut squash? This may seem a little strange, but trust me - it's delicious! We'll need whole-wheat noodles, butternut squash, broccoli, milk, parmesan cheese, olive oil, flour, garlic, and nutmeg. Next, follow the step-by-step instructions below! Step… Continue reading Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo
Broccoli, Grapes, Craisins, Oh My! // Summertime Salads
Did you know a "salad" doesn't need lettuce or spinach? The word "salad" really just means a dish that mixes different kinds of vegetables and fruit. Salads are full of flavor and fun to eat! Let's check out this sweet broccoli grape salad...perfect for summertime! First, gather your ingredients: sugar, vinegar, plain Greek yogurt, almonds… Continue reading Broccoli, Grapes, Craisins, Oh My! // Summertime Salads
Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta
Did you know frozen fruits and vegetables are just as healthy as fresh fruits and vegetables? They can taste just as good too! Freezing fruits and vegetables allows you to enjoy fresh produce all year long, even when they aren't in season. It's smart to save excess produce from the farmers market, garden, or store… Continue reading Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta
Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies
Have you ever been to a farmers' market? Farmers' markets are fun places where farmers can sell delicious fruits and vegetables to people like you! They usually happen at a park or other community center during the summertime. People like shopping at farmers' markets so they can buy fruits and vegetables that taste fresh and… Continue reading Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies
Maybe you love broccoli or maybe it's your least favorite vegetable, either way, you will definitely like this recipe! It is easy, cheesy, and nutritious. 😉 In the last blog post we learned that broccoli is very nutritious - make sure to check it out if you haven't read it already. This recipe makes it… Continue reading Broccoli Bites
Let’s Brocc’n’Roll with Broccoli!
Have you been told "You have to finish your broccoli before you can leave the dinner table"? Its not the phrase you want to hear when there is something more interesting than dinner going on. Today were going to learn about why broccoli is a vegetable you don't want to skip out on. If you don't… Continue reading Let’s Brocc’n’Roll with Broccoli!