The Best of Summer

There’s nothing we don’t like about fresh summer fruits and veggies. And the best is, you can shop locally at farmers markets and get the freshest, most nutritious and tastiest produce all summer long. Tomatoes Eat them as is, they are wonderful, especially the little cherry tomatoes...

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...

Benefits of Shopping at Farmers Markets

There’s something whimsically beautiful about heading into town to do some local grocery shopping at the weekend farmer’s market. With an array of colorful displays, friendly local farmers and a slew of homemade pastries and treats that just taste better—Farmer’s markets comes with tons of...

Watermelon Salad Recipe

One of the great things about summer is the abundance of ripe watermelons! Sweet and deliciously refreshing, they make a perfect summer salad. You can easily adapt this very simple recipe to add toppings and herbs of your choice. We especially like feta cheese and...


6 servings 
1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 
3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped 
5 oz Roquefort cheese, crumbled 
2 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced ½ cup thinly sliced green onions ¼ cup white sugar ½ cup pecans 
⅓ cup olive oil 
3 Tbs red wine vinegar 
1 ½ tps white...