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Top 6 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

Top 6 reasons to join Harvest2U's CSA (1)

There are many great reasons to join your local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Eat healthy fresh fruits and vegetables, value, learn about new foods &  cooking techniques, community, variety, the environment, choices, quality, the list goes on! 6 Reasons to Join a CSA 1. Eat Healthier When you start picking up a box of fruits…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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15 Radish Recipes to Break Out of the Salad Rut

Radish Recipes

Radishes are wonderful in salads. But with these Radish recipes, I show that there are so many tasty ways to enjoy these healthy little roots that it’s time to free them from the salad bowl, at least for a while. Most people think of radishes as small round red balls, but there are hundreds of…

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Benefits of Beets – Elevated to Superfood Status

benefits of beets

Because of the Benefits of Beets, this humble vegetable has been elevated to superfood status with good reason. This root vegetable is not only nutrient dense, but it can also be incorporated into your meal plan in a vast variety of ways. True confessions: I hated beets as a child. Probably because the only time…

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Vitamin C – A Critical Component for Your Body

vitamin c

Vitamin C is one of the most crucial components of good health. The body does not store it, so it is critical to take enough daily through food or supplementation. Luckily there are plenty of wonderful vegetables and fruits available to help your body get the nutrition it needs. Vitamin C Deficiency Chronically denying your…

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Get the Most Out of Your Harvest Box – Ten Tips

get the most out of your harvest box

These Get the Most Out of Your Harvest Box tips are great for our Harvest2U members and can be a lifesaver (or produce saver). As each local produce season wears on, the volume of wonderfully fresh produce delivered by Harvest2U may overwhelm busy people leading regular, fast-paced lives. Here’s some great news: with a weekly…

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12 Tips to Make Incredible Green Salads

Green Salads

Green Salads are much more than boring iceberg lettuce with carrot shavings and bottled dressing. There are so many wonderful possibilities for salads, sometimes we just need a little inspiration. Listed below are some tips and suggestions turning that ho-hum pile of greens shoved to the side of the plate into the main attraction. Green…

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