With Fresh Produce…Time is the Enemy

A study in 2007 (Joy C. Rickman of the University of California, Davis) showed that loss of nutrients in fresh produce during storage was far higher than had previously been believed. The amount of time that passes when a vegetable is harvested and when it...

Herb Prep – Size Matters

If summertime turns you into a fresh herb fanatic, you are not alone! There is nothing better than a just caught trout stuffed with lemon slices and fresh herbs cooked to perfection on the grill. Well, maybe a wonderful grass-fed steak grilled medium rare topped...

OUR FAVORITE BLUEBERRY RECIPES

We thought we would feature our three favorite blueberry recipes – a pie, cupcakes and a “pudding cake”. All of them delicious. If you don’t have much time, the pudding cake is the by far the easiest and quickest to make and is great for...

Picnic in Style

Picnics can make for a memorable summer…just have all your summertime staples together and you’ll be ready for impromptu alfresco dining anytime, anywhere. At the beach, an outdoor concert or at a local park, wherever you go you can pick up fresh fruits at the...

July 4th: Healthy Twist on Cool Salads

Everyone has their favorite celebration foods for July 4th, but with a few simple twists, you can lighten up the ingredients and still enjoy every single bite. Salads always seem like the healthier option, but there can be a lot of extra calories hidden among...

Go Glutathione – Top Six Foods

We were recently lucky enough to sit in on a Master Class about Glutathione, sponsored by Setria® Glutathione and hosted by Keri Glassman MS RN, CDN. Keri Glassman explained why glutathione is called the “Master Antioxidant”, because not only does it neutralizes free radicals by itself,...

World Oceans Day – Dead Zones

Ocean warming and the resulting acidification of coral reefs has been a major point of research for scientists in recent years. Increasingly, dead zones in reefs have also become a common phenomenon as climate change continues to wreak havoc on these delicate ecosystems. In dead...

How to Be a More Sustainable Cook

The one thing to remember when making any changes to be more sustainable is that even small steps can lead to meaningful change. So, when making your kitchen more eco-friendly, you can incorporate these tips and tricks at your own pace. Friend a Farmer: A great way...

Salads to Bring to Work

You have every intention to bring your lunch to work, but then you have to rush out the door. Sounds familiar? With a little planning, you’ll be able to have delicious salads for lunch and save a bundle of money! These two recipes take a...

The Royal Wedding – Get ready!

Well, I know what I will be doing on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 – watching the Royal Wedding!!  I remember when I first moved to New York in 1986, I got up before the sun to watch Prince Andrew and Fergie get married and I...