Fiber: It Moves me!
Have you ever wondered how much fiber you need in your diet? Well, you’re in the right place at the right time! Fiber is very important to include in your diet daily to maintain your digestive health. Just like a car ... READ MORE
Falls has arrived!
Fall is right around the corner and summer is slowly fading away. The not-so-hot, cooler weather flowing into our towns, late walks after work with the family, scary movies before we go to bed, and the special gatherings ... READ MORE
Ever wonder what heroes eat to keep their powers?
Look no further! Let’s dive into what it takes to eat like a superhero and how the food groups increase their power!
The following is based on recommendations for children aged 2-8 years ... READ MORE
You heard that right! Black bean brownies are an alternative to regular brownies. This alternative offers a tasty and easy variation that provides extra nutrients and the same gooey, delicious texture for all brownie lovers.
Photo by Andrea ... READ MORE
You might have seen this plant around Florida, but have you ever had a fresh Roselle flower in your tea? Whether it’s hot or cold, you can enjoy your favorite plant in your favorite drink!
Roselle Origins and Facts
Although originally from ... READ MORE
Should we use soap or extra cleaners to wash our fruits and vegetables? According to UF/IFAS Extension, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the answer is no.
Soap and other detergents ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
This recipe is a sure crowd-pleaser and is greatly welcomed at Master Gardener potlucks. The recipe originally came from my dad’s family, but my mom improved on it!
Into a large pot (or crockpot), put:
1 Polish sausage (or summer ... READ MORE
Printer-friendly recipe: Grain Salad Recipe
Main Ingredients (prepare the night before):
2 cups cooked whole grains (quinoa, brown rice, wheat or spelt berries)*
1 pound green beans (or broccoli or cauliflower or zucchini)
1 pound (large ... READ MORE
Avocados are filled with healthy fats and have 60% more heart-healthy potassium than bananas. Florida avocados’ flesh holds up well for grilling and are great for cubing and slicing for adding to salads or sandwiches. They also have less
fat ... READ MORE