Cooking in Season, Create A Fruity Dessert, Create A Salad, Create A Skillet Meal, Create Amazing Veggies

Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

As we enter the cold days of winter, you may find yourself in need of a little sunshine. Did you know that most citrus fruits ripen to their sweetest and juiciest during the winter months? They are a natural immune booster, full of vitamin C and powerful antioxidants. Not only do they fight illness, they taste… Continue reading Fight the Winter Blues with Citrus Fruits // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

Cooking in Season, Create A Fruity Dessert

Apples, Apples Everywhere! // Baked Apple Fries

Apple season is in full swing in Utah. With so many varieties to choose from, how do you know which apple to ‘pick’? Some are excellent for eating fresh. Some apples work well for juice or applesauce, while other varieties are better when they are cooked or used in pie. The different uses are based… Continue reading Apples, Apples Everywhere! // Baked Apple Fries

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Safety In The Summer // Cantaloupe Salsa

The best part about summer is spending time outdoors. Perhaps you've enjoyed a picnic in the backyard, a cookout around the campfire, or a barbecued dish on the grill. Did you know that warmer weather causes bacteria to multiply faster? This can lead to an increase in foodborne illnesses, putting a damper on your summer… Continue reading Safety In The Summer // Cantaloupe Salsa

Cooking in Season, Create A Soup

Always In Season // Cream of Broccoli Soup

Summer seems to be an easier time to include fresh produce in your diet. It looks bright and vibrant in the grocery store, the local farmers market has it in abundance, or maybe you have it growing in your own garden. It's a bit more challenging to focus on fresh fruits and veggies during the… Continue reading Always In Season // Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cooking in Season, Create A Sandwich, Top Ten Ways to Enjoy

Hold the Marshmallows // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Your thoughts may be all about the turkey this week, but don't forget about the sweet potatoes. As a child, my impression of sweet potatoes was that they were vegetables with marshmallows on top. That didn't sound appetizing to me, and I never gave them a chance. As an adult, I realized that sweet potatoes… Continue reading Hold the Marshmallows // Top Ten Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Cooking in Season, Create Amazing Veggies

Fall Into Good Nutrition // Roasted Root Vegetables

Summer may be over, but fresh produce has not gone with it. Now is a great time to enjoy fruits and vegetables of the fall harvest. My favorite vegetables to enjoy this time of year are root vegetables. Potatoes, parsnips, onions, turnips, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, and rutabaga all fall in the root vegetable family. They are… Continue reading Fall Into Good Nutrition // Roasted Root Vegetables