If you’re strolling through the farmer’s market this winter and see some interesting organic produce, know that there are plenty of tasty vegetables that will make great seasonal recipes. Here are a few suggestions that will make winter lunches and dinners even more delicious.
Fingerling potatoes are a tasty winter vegetable that you can make lots of hearty dishes with. For instance, cut the potatoes in strips, brush them with olive oil, and sprinkle on sea salt and fresh herbs before baking the potatoes for about half an hour to Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on August 15th, 2013 under Uncategorized |
One of the best places to buy local, organic foods is your town’s farmer’s market, where area growers sell everything from potted herbs to organic eggs. Typically, the vendors at these outdoor markets accept cash only, as many cannot afford the expense of renting a credit or debit card reader. However, a growing trend at many farmer’s markets is opening the way for those who can only pay with credit, debit and even EBT. Local government or other organizations supporting area farmers provide a card reader for shoppers to purchase farmer’s market Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on June 8th, 2013 under Uncategorized |
Eating organic food is a great way to stay healthy. It is not just a gimmick put on by organic farmers. There are some serious health benefits you can receive. Here are just a few of them.
You don’t have to worry about any preservatives or anything else artificial being put into your produce. On many farms, pesticides used to kill bugs wind up on the food. Steroids are given to the plants to produce more and “better” fruits and Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on March 30th, 2013 under Uncategorized |
Herbal teas have many advantages that people will miss if they’re not paying attention. Not only does tea have tons of antioxidants, herbal tea actually lends aid to the digestive system. If you haven’t learned to enjoy herbal tea, now is the time.
There is a vast range of flavors, that will bring even the most hesitant tea drinkers brewing for more. Flavors such as wild berry, chamomile or even vanilla chai and although, we could talk about herbal tea Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on September 21st, 2012 under Uncategorized |
Salt has a reputation as a substance that should be avoided. Many of the concerns are legitimate. Too much salt in the diet can lead to a variety of health issues, including heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer. Many people do not realize, however, that salt has a variety of health benefits which have been eliminated through processing.
Pink sea salt has not been chemically processed and does not contain the additives found in most of Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on September 18th, 2012 under Uncategorized |
Organic foods are foods that has been grown and produced without the aid of synthetics. Organic farming contains zero GMO’s, unnatural fertilizers or synthetic pesticides; instead, organic farmers depend on biological diversity, fresh virgin soil and natural fertilizers to produce their crop. Organic livestock are animals grown in humane conditions; they are feed an all-natural diet and are free from antibiotics and growth hormones.
Organic foods can refer to fruits, vegetables, grains, meats, dairy and processed foods, such foods have Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on September 14th, 2012 under Uncategorized |
When it comes to organic food the benefits tend to be more about perception rather than actual facts. While the industry of organic food grows there is always the question of it actually being healthier or not. Because of the cost, many people are skeptical.
There have been many studies since the organic craze came to light. Over ten years most of the studies have proven to be inconclusive as to whether the foods are healthier or not. According to most scientists, the foods are equal in nutritional value.
Two of the many foods tested Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on September 11th, 2012 under Uncategorized |
Fans of raw milk probably indulge in a little raw cheese now and again. After all, this natural treat is delicious, but is it actually healthier than other cheeses that have been pasteurized?
It is known that the high heat used in the pasteurization process kills bad bacteria that can cause illness. Unfortunately, this process also destroys many vitamins found in raw milk. Vitamin A is destroyed, while vitamin C, protein, and even calcium are reduced by Read the rest of this entry »Posted by admin on September 9th, 2012 under Uncategorized |