Articles tagged with nutrition
My late mother had a cabinet full of all kinds of herbs and spices in her kitchen. Cayenne pepper was always on her shelf. There were many of us living at home – mom and dad, my brothers and my one sister, and me. With so many varying taste buds to p
Children need to eat whole fruit every day as part of a balanced diet, but many parents have a tough time getting kids to eat the fruits they offer. Sometimes it's just a lot easier to pack a juice box in your child's school lunch, but with the growing awa
Many fruits and berries are coming into season over the next few weeks. We grownups look forward to eating strawberries, blueberries, cherries, peaches or plums in season. But sometimes even the freshest, sweetest fruits can't compete with the sugary treat
Asparagus season is just wrapping up in our little valley. There are a few days left to buy farm fresh, locally grown asparagus, and then the season will be over until next spring. There are last-minute reminders up on the farmer's market bulletin board, a
For several years we've been adjusting, changing, modifying our #diet . "We" equal my significant other and me. Had you asked me 40 years ago about “veggie burgers”, I probably would have tried to pretend not to hear the question or act like yo
just came from lunch. I made myself a healthy green salad for lunch. I chopped up some lettuce, some tomatoes, some olives, and some feta cheese. I made a salad dressing of mustard, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon, and brown sugar. That was my lunch.
Flexitarian is a word I've only recently encountered, although it was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in 2012, and is a concept dietitians have been familiar with for more than a decade. In essence, a flexitarian is a vegetarian whose eating habits