Posts that aren’t food-related, but still relate to a healthy/happy lifestyle.

Say Hello to Squash (and Other Seasonal Favorites)!

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Enjoying the benefits of diverse autumn produce

Every season has its signature produce, and each harvest provides just the right combination of foods to make dishes that complement the weather. (As I’m fond of saying, God knew what He was doing!) In autumn, we’re greeted with a delightful array of starchy and crunchy vegetables, chewy mushrooms and dense fruits. This combination not only makes for lovely soups, stews, casseroles and pies but also contains high levels of nutrients that support overall ...

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3 Cheers for Stone Fruits!

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Healthy benefits from tasty summer treats

I’ll admit it yet again: I’m a sucker for seasonal fruits. And what season is it now? Peach season. Plum season. Nectarine and apricot season.

Excuse me while I drool into the keyboard.

There was a time, believe it or not, when I didn’t like stone fruits. The texture bothered me, and I thought they were oddly tart. Turns out I was eating them all wrong! Stone fruits are best enjoyed at the peak of ripeness–which is ...

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Enjoying Seasonal Berries: Benefits, Recipes and Shopping Tips

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Promoting health with tasty summer fruits

Berry season is almost upon us! Soon farmers markets and grocery stores will be exploding with vibrant displays of blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and every other kind of berry that you can think of. Berries are awesome in so many ways that I couldn’t help putting together a post that sings their praises.

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5 Fantastic Reasons to Frequent Farmers Markets

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If you’ve been reading the blog for any length of time, you know that I get stupidly excited about farmers markets. And why not? There are so many reasons to love shopping at these unique local venues. This time of year is especially fun because, at least here in the Northeast, the winter markets are moving outside and the seasonal markets are just starting up.

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5 Great Reason to Boost Your Bean Intake

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Beans, beans, they’re good for–just about everything! Whether you toss them on your salad, simmer them in chili, use them to bulk up soup or mix them in with pasta, you’re enjoying one of the most delicious, nutritious foods you can have on a plant-based diet. Here are five of the many amazing things that beans can do:

Improve Digestion

Unless you’re already consuming a plant-based diet, chances are you’re not getting enough fiber. According to WebMD, the average American adult only ...

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