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Our Backyard Bananas

About 2 and half years ago, a friend of ours gave us a sucker from her banana plant. We planted it in our Southwest Florida backyard, and have enjoyed watching it grow. We just harvested our [...]

Easy Deconstructed Burrito Bowl

Looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal? This burrito bowl is the answer! I love a one-pan meal! Loaded with protein and fiber, it's satisfying and easy to make. If you are following a DASH [...]

Small Steps, Big Impact: Consider Your Food Waste

Did you know that 40% of all food wasted happened in the residential sector? That’s us! Food waste is going to happen. However, once you start noticing it, you’ll find you can do better to create [...]

Take a Tour on a Berry Farm

Many people say they want to know where their food comes from. I have a request. Every time you open your refrigerator or freezer - think about the farmers, pickers, and processors of your food. Be [...]

Is Plant-Based Food the Real Solution?

The term "plant-based" is hot. I recently attended a sponsored conference in which the term "reducetarian" was introduced. This term describes meat-eaters who are trying to reduce the portions and frequency of meat consumption, and add [...]

The Research on Soy and Soy Foods

There is so much misinformation about soy and soy foods. It's been blamed for everything from breast cancer to male feminization. Let's take a quick look. Research on Women There is a lot of research surrounding [...]

Pesticide Residues – Should You Be Worried?

I am a nutrition advisor to Bayer Crop Science, but the material shared here is evidence-based and all thoughts are my own. Social media has become a black hole of misinformation (and time). This is certainly [...]