The terms pumpkin and squash can be confusing. Pumpkin is a type of squash. Pumpkin pie is often made from similar squashes. When buying canned pumpkin, you may be actually buying Hubbard squash! Either way, they are both nutritious and help us eat a healthy diet.
Looking for some extra spending money? Need to make an unexpected home repair? Look to save money at the grocery store with these tips.
It’s time to enjoy the growing season’s harvest of fruits and vegetables. Whether they are from your backyard or a farmer’s market, fresh produce is plentiful and the price is right. Harvesting and storing produce properly will ensure that it stays fresher longer.
Whether its beets, cauliflower, parsnips, carrots or sweet potatoes, the fall gives us a wonderful opportunity to learn how to cook its plentiful vegetables.
Dairy foods are a great source of beneficial vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. When it comes to fat in these foods, there are a variety of levels to choose. The question is what is the best option for me?
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world! But how many of us know what goes into making that soothing cup of tea or the antioxidants that are in it! Brew yourself a cup of hot tea as you read more about this popular drink!
It’s time to plant your vegetable garden now that the “last frost” has occurred in most parts of the country. The last frost date will vary depending on your location but it’s important to use it as a guideline. If the soil is too cold, germination (early growth of the seeds) is slowed; making the seeds vulnerable to fungus and other diseases.
It’s time to begin your vegetable garden now that the “last frost” has occurred in most parts of the country. The last frost date will vary depending on your location but it’s important to use it as a guideline. If the soil is too cold, germination (early growth of the seeds) is slowed; making the seeds vulnerable to fungus and other diseases.
Looking to save some money on your food bill? Keep dinners on Monday meatless. It sounds easier than it is, especially if you tend to eat out on Mondays or don’t traditionally cook with beans, otherwise known as legumes!
If you find yourself throwing out food that you think isn’t safe to eat, you may be throwing money away.
Gather your family and friends, or co-workers to form teams of up to five people. Registered teams will take a virtual walk of a scenic route across Pennsylvania.
This is the last of the series which update readers on the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines. We Americans love our salt. Salt is, in chemical terms, sodium chloride.
Recently the USDA and the US Department of Health and Human Services released the official 2015 Dietary Guidelines. These guidelines are based upon the most current research in nutrition and give guidance to meals that are served in child care centers, schools and active adult centers.
This is the second column featuring the newly released 2015 New Dietary Guidelines. This focuses on saturated fats. The prior article discussed the new recommendations for added sugars.
Just this past week, USDA and the US Department of Health and Human Services released the official 2015 Dietary Guidelines. These guidelines are based upon the most current research in nutrition and give guidance to meals that are served in child care centers, schools and active adult centers.
A recent conversation about whether it was a tangerine, or a mandarin orange lead me to looking up some interesting facts about citrus fruits.
Grouping children together in a classroom may spread germs and get children sick. Adults catch it from their kids and the flu season is back! What can you do? Here are a few tips.
I often get asked the question; do I need to give up desserts because I was just diagnosed with diabetes?
Packing lunches can be a real chore for a tired mom or dad. If your child attends a public school, the National School Lunch guidelines help cafeteria employees to plan lunches that are served at school. The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools.
Most of us have heard of honey bees. We know that honey bees are critical to pollination and they make honey. But what about the Mason bee?