When you think of Halloween, you probably envision candy, scary movies and trick-or-treating, but what about sustainability? From costumes to decorations, Halloween actually provides a great opportunity to put sustainable practices into action.
Category: Health & Nutrition
Learn the proper way to eat a pomegranate and reap the health benefits of this sweet seasonal fruit. More…
Buying local produce and nuts makes you more open to eating fresh fruits and vegetables, highlights the significance of agriculture and boosts your local economy. Since Florida pecans are available from October to January, now is the perfect time to purchase… Read More
Essential oils–you may have heard of them, but what exactly are they? These oils are volatile, aromatic substances drawn from plants. From rituals to medicine, essential oils have been used for a variety of reasons throughout history. Now, people typically… Read More
Grilling adds a fun element to picnics and tailgating. Follow these steps to make sure the meats you serve are safe to eat. Preparing Shopping At the grocery store, pick up meat and poultry last. To prevent cross-contamination,… Read More
Allergies are often associated with the spring, but they are just as prevalent in the fall. In fact, during this season, plants, molds and dust mites produce allergens known as seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever.
There are many advantages to buying local food. For example, local food is often fresher than food that has travelled long distances, and buying local food helps the local economy. Choosing local foods also protects natural resources such… Read More
From living on your own to studying for hours to cheering at football games with new friends, college is an experience unlike any other. Although this newfound independence is exciting, you may have to cook your own food—a… Read More
Whole grain foods now fill the grocery store aisles—you can find them in chips, bread, rice, oatmeal, and cereals. While they are known for being healthier than refined grains, some people may feel hesitant to try them. Learn… Read More
Send your kids off to school with a homemade lunch that is both delicious and safe. More…