This Week’s Recipes: Kale & Winter Squash… Perfect for Cold Weather!

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The Many Colors of Squash Some of the more varied vegetables of fall all go by the same name: squash. But as Martha Rose Shulman explains in this week’s Recipes for Health, you can discover new flavors by cooking with a squash of a different color. This week it’s hard not to think about pumpkins, […]

Recipes For Your Busy Week: Squash, Quinoa, and Brussels Sprouts

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The Joy of Quinoa Quinoa Cakes with Broccoli & Tomatoes If quinoa gets any more popular, I think Iowa will scrap its Corn Belt for a Quinoa Belt. (Although winters might be tricky for a South American crop.) Seems like every grocery store stocks quinoa; every magazine features it in recipes. But quinoa really does […]

Misconceptions Squashed

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We cut them up and then toss them to the curb uneaten, we use them as home decor, we even make containers and musical instruments out of them…but we don’t eat very many of them. I’m talking about squash. Poor, overlooked squash. It’s relatively easy to prepare – assuming that you have a sharp and […]

Improve Your Well-Being With Garden Fresh Fruits And Veggies This August!

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Summer is the best season to get your own home grown fruits and vegetables. Whether they come from your garden at home or a local farm, fresh is always best! Here are some fruits and veggies that start their prime picking season in August. Head out today to get some delicious, nutritious and fresh garden […]