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.Β 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”

Simple and Sweet Corn

Question: What did the corn say when it was complimented? Answer: Aw, shucks! Do you get it? I admit, that was kind of a corny joke. πŸ˜› We’re about halfway through summer and we have learned about a lot of different fruits and vegetables – broccoli, rhubarb, green peas, radishes, raspberries, beets, and now, corn!Continue reading “Simple and Sweet Corn”

Beet Chips

You might want to play some of your favorite beats while making this beet recipe. πŸ™‚ Sometimes chips get a bad rap in the world of health but, if you ask me, these chips are nutritious and delicious! This recipe only has four simple ingredients, beets, olive oil, salt, and pepper. To start, remove theContinue reading “Beet Chips”

Beets are Unbeetable!

You may think it’s un-BEET-lievable but beets have been around since Ancient Greece! Only the best things in life stick around for that many centuries. πŸ˜‰ Most people eat the red bulb part of the beet but did you know that the leaves and stalks are edible too? Next time you have some beets don’tContinue reading “Beets are Unbeetable!”

The Razzlin’ Dazzlin’ Raspberry

Welcome to raspberry season! It is actually time for many types of berries to be harvested – woohoo! Berries have many similar qualities but today we’re going to learn specifically about the wonderful raspberry. Do you like raspberries as much as the cute bunny in the video below? A single raspberry is actually a clusterContinue reading “The Razzlin’ Dazzlin’ Raspberry”

Rad as a Radish

Eating radishes will leave you feeling ravished! (ravished means delighted) This time of year, radishes are in season, which means they’re extra tasty and you’ll be able to find them at the farmers market. You may think that radishes were given their name because they are very rad. πŸ˜‰ The word radish actually comes from theContinue reading “Rad as a Radish”

Green Pea Avocado Dip

Today’s recipe will hopefully apPEAse your hunger. It’s a tasty snack that you can make quickly and with just a few ingredients. Also, if you have a lot of peas growing in your garden, this is a good way to use them! Start by gathering your ingredients. You’ll need green peas, lime juice, a smallContinue reading “Green Pea Avocado Dip”

Green Peas, Please!

Are you feeling hap-pea today? I hope so! Today we’re going to learn a little bit about green peas – a vegetable that is harvested in June and July. Green peas have been around for a very, very long time. It is estimated that people have been growing peas for almost 7,000 years! Any vegetableContinue reading “Green Peas, Please!”

Rhubarb Yogurt Parfait

You better start sending out brunch invites to your friends and family because we’re celebrating National Dairy Month and National Fruit and Vegetable Month with Rhubarb Yogurt Parfaits! That’s right – June is National Dairy Month and National Fruit and Vegetable Month, woohoo! There’s a surprise at the end of this recipe so make sureContinue reading “Rhubarb Yogurt Parfait”

Woo-hoo it’s Rhubarb!

Since rhubarb is often sweetened with sugar and has a pinkish red color, you may think it’s a fruit but it is actually a vegetable! Have you ever tried rhubarb? It is not the most common vegetable around but that just makes it more exciting to learn about. πŸ™‚Β  Rhubarb looks like celery but isContinue reading “Woo-hoo it’s Rhubarb!”