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3 Big Reasons We Love Farmers Markets & Local Produce

With spring, comes a flood of seasonal farmers markets, which means it’s easier for you to access farm-fresh produce. If you’re wondering why farmers markets may just be the greatest thing to pop up in your neighborhood this spring, here are 3 big reasons why you should seek out your local farmers market.

Beat the Beet

I haven’t always been partial to beets, in fact my stance for the first 20 years of my life was that a palate was better served without them (and I wonder where my youngest son Bode gets his food opinions from?!?!). Maybe it was the raw beet juice my mother insisted I have as it was “good for my blood”, because for the majority of my life through young adulthood I equated beets with the taste of earth. And that is not a food experience I was looking for. Things have changed, however, quite a lot. As I got older I made an effort to have at least one slice of beet at a salad buffet and insisted that, “this beet is for my mom”. And over time I ... Continue

Eating Blog

What to Know Before Eating Thanksgiving

9 Things to Know Before Eating Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted on11/25/14

Written by Jamie Schneider

Before sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner, consider these 10 small changes that will make a big impact at your meal (and don't worry, we aren't telling you not to enjoy yourself!).

Mash Anything Recipe

A Recipe to Mash Anything (Even Turnips!)

Posted on11/24/14

Written by Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Don't think that mashing is just for white potatoes. You can mash cauliflower, butternut squash, carrots, sweet potatoes and even turnips! Use this recipe to make a new, healthy, and tasty side at the Thanksgiving table.