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The third and final blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors will cover growing microgreens. Note: growing microgreens is more technical than the previous blogs in the series due to necessary steps that reduce potential health risks.
In the second blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors, we’ll be discussing green onions. Green onions, also called scallions, are great for adding flavor to soups, omelets, marinades, and more. We’ll show you how to grow your own green onions in less than 2 weeks!
Staying physically active can help protect your health and lower your risk for certain diseases. It’s recommended that adults spend 2.5 hours each week doing moderately intense activity (like fast walking) or 1 hour and 15 minutes of intense activity (like jogging or running).
Farmer’s market season is starting up and summer fruits and veggies are coming into season! We’re counting down five of our favorite salads perfect for those Southern summer days out on the porch. They are fresh, crunchy, and oh-so-tasty. Each recipe comes with its own salad dressing so that you are in control of the […]
Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you’re on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.
If you’re worried about spoilage, think about buying frozen fruit or veggies – or even freezing your own. Fruits and vegetables hold up well in the freezer and you can quickly add frozen veggies to soups, spaghetti sauce, scrambled eggs, or hot dishes and no one would ever know they had been stored in the […]
It can be difficult to find healthy, affordable foods that kids will actually enjoy. Children’s tastes are still developing and most kids go through some sort of picky stage. However, childhood is an extremely important time in life for building food habits that can last a lifetime.
Serve Small Portions It’s not necessary to get rid of all sweets and desserts. Show kids that a small number of treats can go a long way. Use smaller bowls and plates for these foods. Have them share a candy bar or split a large cupcake.
Homemade Trail Mix Skip the pre-made trail mix and make your own. Use your favorite nuts and dried fruits, such as unsalted peanuts, cashews, walnuts, or sunflower seeds mixed with dried apples, pineapple, cherries, apricots, or raisins. Add whole-grain cereals to the mix, too. Bugs on a Log Use celery, cucumber, or carrot sticks as […]