Stock Up On Cranberries!

The holiday season is the best time to stock up on fresh cranberries. They are on sale this time of year and they can be frozen to last all year. Cranberries are so nutritious. They are filled with antioxidants. Stock up on cranberries during November and December and freeze them for the year. Add them to pancakes, muffins, waffles, smoothies […]

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Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe

Kris Carr has an amazing story about her fight against aggressive cancer. She has a terrific website full of encouragement for eating for energy, health and to fight disease. Here is one of her smoothie recipes. Enjoy!   Berry Protein Power By Kris Carr (Crazy Sexy Juice) Yield 2 servings Berries and chocolate are like Fred and Ginger—a beloved pair. Hemp […]

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A Helpful Website About Spices

Spices have so many health benefits. I encourage everyone to incorporate various spices such as cinnamon, turmeric and pepper into everyday cooking. Kanchan Koya has her Ph.D in Molecular Biology from Harvard University and she uses that knowledge along with her nutritional training to teach families about the wonderful benefits of various spices. She has a great website for information […]

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Healthy Sweet Potato Recipe

Here is a healthy gluten and dairy free recipe for a nutrient dense side dish at dinner.   http://www.dole.com/recipes/r/roasted-sweet-potatoes-with-spinach http://www.dole.com/Articles/Trend_Alert_Sweet_Potatoes Here is a great article from Dole about a few of the health benefits from sweet potatoes! Could they be the next cauliflower? Autumn is upon us, and at Dole we’re predicting the next hot food trend is sweet potatoes! […]

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The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

Summer is the perfect time of year to start eating more produce! Fruits and vegetables are in abundance right now. Juicy peaches and plums are such a perfect healthy dessert. When you are shopping for produce try to remember the dirty dozen and the clean fifteen to avoid exposure to pesticides.   The dirty dozen are foods that still have […]

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