Vegetables

7 Ways to Improve Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake

Reap the benefits of fruits and vegetables with seven fun ways to eat more of them. After all, More Matters when it comes to fruits and veggies!  This post was written by guest blogger Tracy Williams You know eating fruits and vegetables is an important part of a healthy diet, but did you know that more than 90 percent of adults and children do not eat the recommended amount? That’s the main reason why the whole month of September we celebrate Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month. September may be… read more »

Red Cabbage, Snap Pea, & Blueberry Salad {Recipe}

This colorful red cabbage salad is quick and easy to make, pretty to look at, and filled with health-enhancing nutrients. Enjoy it at your next summer social gathering! I have a really simple recipe for you today and it’s an excellent way to ensure you’re eating vegetables and fruit. Plus it’s full of antioxidants – those awesome free-radical fighting molecules that have been shown to protect you from numerous diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and Alzheime… read more »

Summer Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce {Recipe}

Flavorful herbs are at their prime during the summer. Make them the star of the show with this herb sauce drizzled over chicken kebabs.    I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the July 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own.   One of my favorite things about summer is the plethora of fresh fruit and vegetables. Everyone talks about zucchini, corn,… read more »

Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Whip up this Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette for a quick and easy side dish for your next barbecue or any weeknight meal.  I have a really quick and easy side dish for you today. I don’t quite remember what led to me making this recipe, but broccoli salads seem to be popular lately – at least I’ve seen a lot of them on Instagram and Pinterest. Many of these salads use raw broccoli, which isn’t really my thing. If anything I would need to at least blanch… read more »

Summer Shakshuka {Recipe}

Take this classic Israeli breakfast for a summer spin with summer squash, zucchini, and corn. Serve Summer Shakshuka for any meal of the day with a hunk of bread for dipping. I received coupons for free samples of Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Eggs again? That’s what my 3 year old daughter said to me the other day. Between eg… read more »