How to Choose the Best Chicken to Cook

What are the Health Benefits of Chicken? Chicken is often seen as the ultimate white meat. It has plus points – it is versatile, cooks easily and quickly, and is one of the most popular meats in the U.S. It's lower in saturated fat than most…

Kombucha

Health Benefits: Kombucha is fascinating, both as a hot trend in the beverage aisle and in the biological sense. It is brewed with a live, expanding bacterial culture. Kombucha originated in Asia and has been around for centuries. Its popularity…

Acai Berry

  This berry has been a traditional food and medicine of Amazon basin tribes for centuries, only recently coming to be common on United States shelves. Acai (pronounced ah-sah-ee) berry is a small, round, dark purple fruit obtained from…
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Sweet Corn is a Treat! {How to choose and store sweet corn}

Written by Morgan McManimon-Myers, registered dietitian nutritionist Tender and tasty, sweet corn is a signature of summertime.  It’s a special corn variety featuring tender kernels eaten as a vegetable, instead of traditional field…
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How to Microwave Sweet Corn: Corn Nutrition Corn and Bean Salad Recipe

Is Sweet Corn Gluten-free? Sweet corn is abundantly available this time of year and can make a budget-friendly nutritious addition to summer meals. The sweet, juicy kernels are gluten-free and are rich in fiber, folate and antioxidants.…
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Low-fat Pineapple Angel Cake…Only 2 Ingredients!

I have to admit, I found this delicious cake recipe on Pinterest. It was a pin from Janae' Cook on her board Yummyness. The idea that this wonderful looking cake only took 2 ingredients intrigued me, so I decided to stop by the store this…
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Rules of Rhubarb & Simplified Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb is an easy to grow perennial that will provide for many years once planted. You can harvest rhubarb once the stalks reach 12 to 18 inches tall, on the second year after planting. To harvest, simply grab the base of the stalk then…
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You Say Tomatoes? How to easily peel a fresh tomato {How to freeze extra tomatoes}

How to buy and how to store fresh tomatoes There are many varieties of tomatoes on the market today, from large, juicy varieties great for cooking or slicing, to tiny cherry or grape varieties that are perfect for salad toppings. There…
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On with the Onions! {How to choose, store and use fresh onions}

Written by Morgan McManimon-Myers, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Some dishes just wouldn’t be the same without the famous onion.  One of the oldest known edible food sources, this member of the allium family is present in a staggering…
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Simply Cilantro: Fresh Pico De Gallo Recipe {How to store fresh Cilantro }

Cilantro is an herb that is available year-round in most markets which can add great flavor to your dishes, without adding any fat, calories, or sodium! It has a distinctive, pungent flavor and is often used in Mexican and Asian cooking. Growing…
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Let’s Relish the Radish: How to choose, store and enjoy fresh radishes

What’s not to like about this bright, bite-sized, zesty veggie? Radishes are eager to pop up in the Spring – they take only a few weeks to go from seeds to table-ready! Harvest or shop for radishes that are bright red and approximately…
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Strawberry Nutrition {Easy Shortcake Recipe}

Oh, the strawberry – it is no wonder it’s the world’s most popular berry, with its luscious red color and delicious sweetness! But, the taste of strawberries isn’t the only sweet deal; this member of the rose family has only 46 calories…