Most of us are into the nightly grilling routine by now, and why not, with the beautiful weather we are having! You’re probably having grilled meats of some sort, corn on the cob, and even some grilled fresh vegetables. But, what about the fruit!?! Many good menus can be completed with grilled fruit as well. In fact, it can be very tasty after having flavorful meats such as fish. Grilled fruits, from melon to stone fruit and berries can give a real boost in flavor without the calories. Continue reading Grilling Tonight? Try Grilled Fruit!
This homemade watermelon mint salad is super refreshing and perfect for the summer. Its wonderful bouquet of flavors and tastes will be great at your next outing with family and friends. You can even try using fresh mint from your own garden! Continue reading Watermelon Mint Salad Recipe
Looking at the weather forecast for the summer, it looks as though you will be able to spend a lot of time outdoors. I know I plan to do so! Maybe you could spend some time in the garden and try growing your own produce. Continue reading Growing Your Own Produce
Many members have been asking for more information about anti-inflammatory foods. In part, due to the fact that many have some arthritis in their joints. They want to be able to continue their workout routine without pain. The reason why these foods are important is because they contain vital phytochemicals that can help alleviate some of that inflammation. Continue reading How the Phytochemicals in Foods Help with Inflammation
Many members ask about whether or not they should be choosing organic produce. Years ago, organic fruits and vegetables were expensive and often unavailable in the grocery store compared to the regular grown produce. However, today, most grocery stores carry the organic produce at a reasonable cost and are much more readily available. This is an important move for us all to make as we continue to search for the healthiest food choices for our families. Continue reading When Should You Choose Organic Produce: Dirty Dozen & Clean 15