Similar to the enduring appeal of pearls and the little black dress, canning fresh fruits and vegetables is an art form that never goes out of style.
Don’t let fear of pesticide residues keep you from enjoying the bounty of the season. All fruits and vegetables are good, regardless of whether the label reads organic or conventional.
A potato that resists browning and will have fewer unsightly and wasteful bruises could be in supermarkets in the not too distant future. It’s called the Innate™ brand and is currently undergoing the U.S. government approval process.
Choose this purple powerhouse for its nutritional qualities and infusion of globetrotting flavor.
By simply pushing down on the top of a canning lid post-hot water bath, it’s easy to determine if a container is hermetically sealed, meaning nothing can pass the barrier of the seal.
Meet Kelly Hughes Roberts of Farm Foodie Fitness, a one-stop source of information about organic gardening, food, nutrition, health and fitness.
Have you seen Pinterest posts about storing lettuce in a jar to keep it fresh? One post claims lettuce in a jar will never go brown! Will storing lettuce in a jar really extend its shelf life? Is it safe?
Did you know that moms are the primary change agent when it comes to creating healthy eating habits that can be passed on to the next generation? Learn how you and your family can create a new food history.
Use sound science and nutrition basics to navigate the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 recommendations. Ready resources to fact-based information make it easier to choose wise food decisions
It’s no longer necessary to choose food solely on a nutritional content; instead find a happy medium, eating foods that are good for you and taste good, too.
Can you cook the nutrients out of your food?
No longer relegated to the veggie tray, vitamin C-rich cauliflower is showing up on pizzas and adding a healthy halo to pastas and sauces.
Is it safe to eat processed food? Julie M. Jones, PhD, CNS, LN, CFS, FICC, Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emerita, Foods and Nutrition, St. Catherine University, says to look beyond the processing and focus on the diet as a whole.
Make 2014 a year of resolving to keeping your food safe, healthy and delicious.
During this time of year, every day seems to feel like a holiday - especially considering the food options that appear in our homes, offices and schools. Check out how registered dietitian Carolyn O’Neil keeps holiday eating healthy and fun.