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September 23, 2014

 

fruit

Fruit May Reduce Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.

August 24, 2014

 

Ripening Blueberries

Summer Berry Picking: Blueberries

Of all my u-pick berry adventures this summer, I most enjoyed picking blueberries. Not only were they tasty to eat, they required less stooping to pick!

August 17, 2014

 

Red raspberries

Summer Berry Picking: Raspberries

Red and gold raspberries are delicious right now, but blackberries aren't ripe enough yet at the u-pick farm The Extraordinary Berry.

August 16, 2014

 

making saag

Greens Become Saag, Tenderloin Sandwich, Drought Report

Megan Betz says working with community orchards is about people. A recipe for Indian saag. The best breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. Drought report from Colo.

August 10, 2014

 

U-Pick Strawberries

Summer Berry Picking: Strawberries

Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.

August 9, 2014

 

food truck and customers

Food Truck Rules, Fruity Meringue, Meet A Farmer

We talk to a Bloomington city official about proposed changes to food truck regulations. Emily Robbins tells stories from her farm life. Meringue for dessert.

August 8, 2014

 

fruity caramelized meringue, finished dish

Fruity Summer Meringue

This dessert has the wow-factor of a Baked Alaska without all the extra work.

May 25, 2014

 

six pictures of salads

Your (Food) Life in Color

Please the palate and the eyes by putting color on your plate. Here are five food blogs to spark your inspiration.

March 6, 2014

More Produce, Less Potatoes 

Bell Peppers

Healthy Changes Coming To WIC Program

Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.

February 12, 2014

Health and Income 

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No Quick Fix For Food Deserts

A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.

December 30, 2013

A Quarter For A Carrot? 

Fruit and vegetables

Pay Kids To Eat Vegetables? It Might Just Work

Kids are trashing the fruits and veggies served for school lunches. A study suggests paying them to eat the good stuff will increase consumption, reduce waste.

March 29, 2013

Healthy Beginnings 

Apples in a bowl

Healthy School Lunches Lead To Healthier Eating, Study Finds

The new research lends empirical support to state-mandated fruit and veggie minimums.

February 18, 2013

Fruit Kabobs 

fruit-stix

Kids In The Kitchen: Cheese And Fruit Snack Stix

This recipe is like a fruit and cheese kabob. Get your kids to form an assembly line to create these portable snacks.

February 11, 2013

Tooty Fruity 

Fruit Stacker

Kids In The Kitchen: Fruit Stacker Parfait

This colorful and nutritious dish will satisfy your kid's sweet tooth.

January 31, 2013

Bacteria Trends 

spinach leaves

Food-Borne Illness More Likely With Vegetables Than Meat

The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.

January 11, 2013

Breathe, Breathe In The Air 

black and white rescue inhaler

Eating More Fruits and Veggies May Improve Lung Function

Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.

November 12, 2012

Tooty Fruity 

super pudding

Kids In The Kitchen: Super Pudding

This sweet treat contains mangos, strawberries and homemade vanilla yogurt.

September 12, 2012

All-Natural Fruit Juice 

watermelon puree

Simple Pleasures: Watermelon Purée

The juice from this gorgeous watermelon harvested fresh from the garden is accompanied by a few mint leaves -- and that's it.

September 4, 2012

Family Favorite 

apples and spices cooking for apple butter

Break Out The Biscuits For This Homemade Apple Butter

This recipe is a great way to use apples that maybe don't look the most appealing but still taste great.

August 29, 2012

Drink Your Veggies 

juicing an orange

Juicing Across The U.S.A.

No matter where you live, juice is always in season. Here are suggestions for juicing throughout the year using local and seasonal produce.

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