Sneaky Ways To Get Your Kids Veggie Servings In

Adults know vegetables are vital to a healthy existence. Children, however, know nothing is exciting enough to get them to eat them. Just saying the word sends them running from the dining room. So, what are parents to do? Here are seven sneaky ways to get your kids’ veggie servings in without them even knowing.   Puree Vegetables In A Sauce   A great way to use a variety of vegetables is to puree ...

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5 Tips On Organizing Your Refrigerator

One of the most critical benefits of using Fridge Fresh is the preservation of fresh food. Without it, however, comes the need to organize a refrigerator that has an abundance of fresh food and stored leftovers. It never feels good to throw out food that expires, so here are five tips on organizing your refrigerator that will surely get you in a budget-friendly mindset. Organize Your Food By Putting It Neatly ...

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Do You Know How Much Waste Your Family Creates?

Going grocery shopping, to the local farmers market, and even to the mall are all fun activities for the entire household. Not so fun is having to swipe your card with a hefty bill and then later realizing you dumped half of those groceries in the garbage either from creating too much food per meal (leftovers) or by having food sit and mold. Waste consumption is piling up in landfills across ...

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What Do Families + Landfills Have in Common?

There’s a common misconception that families should purchase enough food to last them 2 weeks or sometimes - an entire month! With this mentality, it is no wonder Americans throw away 33 million tons of spoilage from their refrigerators every year. Did you know, that’s enough to fill the Rose Bowl every 3 days? A better practice is to create a list of what your family needs for the week and ...

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The Best Fruits To Buy During Spring

On March 20th, we officially said goodbye to winter and welcomed in the spring. As a natural period of rebirth, this time of year offers produce aficionados access to the newly harvested fruit. Spring fruit availability diversifies the diet and provides access to macronutrients which the body needs to function. Here Are Eight Of The Best Fruits To Buy During Spring. Apricots: Spanish explorers receive the credit for introducing Americans to apricots. At ...

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The Benefits of Eating Raw Vegetables

Did you know that you are supposed to eat three servings of vegetables each day? Nutrients are essential because the body does not process them and relies on food intake to supply what it needs. According to the CDC, however, only 10% of adults reach the daily recommendation. Eating vegetables daily is a crucial part any diet because your body needs a balance of nutrients to function correctly. Supports Weight Loss Consuming ...

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National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month (NNM) is an annual event presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Diabetics. The yearly campaign educates the public about food selection, eating habits, health, and the necessity for physical activity. The theme for the 2018 NNM campaign is Go Further With Food which will provide two primary benefits to participants. First, healthy food serves as macronutrients that help your body function properly. Your energy level goes further ...

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Spend Money Where It Counts When Buying Organic

Eating healthy is important, but paying the bills is important too!  Buying all organic fruits and vegetables can be expensive.  We’re here to give you skinny on which ones you don’t need to buy organic so you can spend your money on organic where it really matters. Why do certain fruits and vegetables have more pesticides than others? Well once you know the answer, it makes perfect sense. A thick outer ...

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keep asparagus fresh

Hooray For Asparagus Season

Asparagus Season Has Arrived. Even though you can find asparagus outside of these next few months, now is the time to really enjoy it.  The amount of time that goes by between the time asparagus is picked and when you eat it will greatly impact the flavor. Generally, after asparagus is picked, the sugars inside the asparagus turn to starch causing the stalks to become woody and bland. So keep an ...

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fresh celery sticks

Keep Carrots, Celery and Asparagus Fresh For Weeks

A crisp stalk of celery filled with peanut butter has stood the test of time as a scrumptious and filling snack.  The key word here is "crisp".  No amount of peanut butter can make up for soggy and soft celery. Here are some easy tips you can follow to store your fruits and vegetables properly in order to keep them crisp and fresh for weeks. Store your fruits and vegetables in water Save ...

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Keep Lettuce Fresh

How To Keep Lettuce Fresh And Your Grocery Bill Down

Cost of lettuce on the rise You may have noticed that lettuce is getting expensive these days.   It's a fact that we are shelling out a few dollars more for lettuce and leafy greens as a result of the epic 5-year drought in California.  Although some are saying the drought has come to end, it may be a while before grocery shoppers begin to feel some relief at the check-out ...

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Dr. Michael Murray

Dr. Michael Murray partners with BerryBreeze to celebrate Earth Day with a clever solution

Just in time for Earth Day on April 22nd, Dr. Michael Murray shines the spotlight on a natural solution that can help people eat healthy and save the planet at the same time. Dr. Michael Murray, one of the leading authorities on nutrition and natural medicine, recently announced his support of a clever little device that makes it more convenient than ever to get your recommended dose of 5-7 servings of ...

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