It’s never too early to start planning your healthy summer snacks and meals around Maryland’s abundant fruit and vegetable crops. According to the Maryland’s Best website, the strawberry harvest that begins in May provides us with our first taste of locally grown fruit.
Who can resist the warmth of a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day? But the benefits of soup go beyond its temperature. If you choose the right soup, its health benefits are innumerable.
Beans are very popular as part of a vegetarian meal plan but this recipe for chickpea buffalo wraps will satisfy any meat lover as well. Flavorful and high in Vitamin A, fiber and folic acid, it makes for a healthy lunch or dinner option.
Once of the best ways to get healthy foods into our family’s diet is adding them to popular dishes. This recipe adds peas to a lower fat macaroni and cheese, helping to boost its nutritional value and adding fiber.
The official start to summer is just a week away. On June 21, the summer solstice, we enjoy the most daylight of the calendar year. The sun reaches its most northern point in the sky at noon, and there are plenty of warm days ahead for the sun to provide the needed energy for local fruits and vegetable to flourish!
More and more Americans are demanding food free of synthetic chemicals and pesticides. The availability of organic foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, has increased significantly over the past decade, helping to drive down cost as more farms choose to grow organic due to demand.