Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables

It’s that time of year when radishes are popping out of the ground, just waiting to be eaten! Radishes are often thought of as spicy or bitter, but turning them into a yummy dip will help mellow out those flavors. We only need three ingredients for this dip…garlic, radishes, and low-fat cream cheese. First, cutContinue reading “Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables”

Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash

This is the last week that we’ll be focusing on a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Don’t worry, there are many fun, delicious, and nutritious things in store! To end this fun series, we’re entering the world of winter squash by learning about spaghetti squash! Can you guess why this squash is called spaghetti squash? ItContinue reading “Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash”

Peach Muffins

Peach season is a wonderful time of year! Don’t let it pass by without sinking your teeth into a delicious peach or one of these peach muffins. 🙂 Could there be a better combination than peach and muffin? I don’t think so. This recipe makes a great quick breakfast or snack. Get this recipe startedContinue reading “Peach Muffins”

The Green Bean Machine

Green bean, string bean, french bean, snap bean – they’re all the same thing! Why do green beans have so many names? I don’t know, but I do know that they’re a vegetable everyone should be eating! Green beans came from Peru but today, green beans can be found growing all over the world! InContinue reading “The Green Bean Machine”

Cool Down with Cantaloupe

Trying to beat the summer heat? About 90% of cantaloupe is water, which means it will help you feel hydrated on hot summer days. Once you have one bite, you’ll want to eat the rest of the melon. Cantaloupe has an interesting history. Ancient Egyptians were eating cantaloupe over 4,000 years ago! Over the years, cantaloupeContinue reading “Cool Down with Cantaloupe”

Apricot Fruit Leather

You’ve probably seen or tasted fruit leather or fruit roll-ups from the grocery store but did you know that they’re easy to make at home? Not only is homemade fruit leather easy, it’s also really tasty. This recipe stays in the oven for a long time so it’s a good idea to make this onContinue reading “Apricot Fruit Leather”

What’s in Season?

Do you have a fruit/vegetable garden at your house, school, or community? If you do, put your hands in the air and say “woot woot!” – if you help work on the garden do an extra “woot”. Having a garden helps us eat foods that are fresh and nutritious. The time when a fruit orContinue reading “What’s in Season?”

Veggie Omelet Muffins

Have you thought about going to the farmers market after the last blog post? Well today’s recipe, Veggie Omelet Muffins, uses ingredients that you can find at the farmers market! Depending on where you live some of the ingredients might not be available yet but that isn’t a problem for this recipe. You can getContinue reading “Veggie Omelet Muffins”

Fun at the Farmers Market

Do you like fresh fruit and vegetables? Free samples? Locally made goods? Do you like having a good time? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, visit your local farmers market! Going to the farmers market is a win-win situation – you have a good time and the local community is supported.Continue reading “Fun at the Farmers Market”