Posts Tagged ‘organic’

Apple Fennel Chutney – Honeyed

Apple Fennel Chutney

This easy honeyed apple fennel chutney combines the sweetness of apples and honey and the tang of vinegar with some onions and fennel to make a wonderful side dish for curry, chicken or pork. While this dish is great fresh, its even better after the flavors have had a chance to develop for a few…

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Harvest2U Local Organic CSA

Local Organic CSA

How Has Harvest2U Changed the Local Organic CSA Business Many people find Harvest2U through an internet search on local organic CSA. While we love that, we also want to distinguish ourselves from the traditional CSA. We feel we have been a driving force in changing the “traditional” business model to facilitate broader access to locally…

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Feeding Kids Organic on a Budget Tips and Information – While Ditching the Expensive Junk food

Feeding Kids Organic on a Budget

Feeding kids organic on a budget seems a daunting task. Throwing in those budget constraints and you feel like you’re destined for failure, right? Fear not, health-minded mothers and fathers. The following feeding kids organic tips and information will encourage you. Healthy diets are within financial reach! These days, the quest for a healthy, sound diet…

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Harvest2U Juicing Tips and Why Local Sources Matter

health benefits of apples

By Carmen Micheli Always in our juicing tips, local sources matter. Since the juice is highly concentrated, you’d better be sure where your produce grows and what substances are on it, if any. Juicing is a great way to get your daily nutrient intake.  Key vitamins and minerals are abundant in fruits and vegetables. When…

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Kids LOVE Veggies (right!) 

kids love veggies

Do you believe that kids love veggies? I recently read a quote that said something like, “Your body already deeply loves vegetables, your taste buds just don’t know it yet”. Too true! How ‘bout this one? “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with…

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Five Ways to Get Kids To Eat Veggies

YMCA Health Fair

Without Harping, Hiding, or Disguising Timing and opportunity are everything. Read through these five ways get kids to eat vegetables. It is important to have the vitamins, minerals, and fiber provided in vegetables for a healthy brain, heart, and digestive system. More importantly, having more vegetables at your table provides eye appeal and “crowds out”…

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The Struggle to Get Your Greens – Juice or Smoothie?

juice or smoothie

Do you struggle to get your greens? Do you prefer to juice or smoothie? These tips will help you get the recommended daily amount of green vegetables into your ever-healthier body. Collards, Kale, Parsley Fresh, deep greens can benefit our body in amazing ways. But, how to ingest as much as we need on a…

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Does Buying High Quality Produce Actually Save Money?

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So you think buying locally grown organic produce costs too much. Seriously? We can show you how you save money when buying local. Let’s look at just a couple of factors that make buying local produce cost effective. Waste Believe it or not, according to ethicalconsumerism.tribe.net, “the average family of 4 wastes 122 pounds of food…

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For Better Health Eat Lots of Colors

eat lots of colors

Did you know that the color of the produce we eat makes a difference to its nutritional content? When we eat lots of colors, we are giving our body what it needs to be healthy. And as we like to tell the kids, “No, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese does NOT count as yellow.” Below we’ll…

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Why Should I Eat Locally Grown, Organic Produce?

locally grown organic produce

Locally grown organic produce has more flavor. We say, “If you haven’t had a beet that was in the ground, growing yesterday, you don’t know what a beet is supposed to taste like!” Store-bought produce is picked before the peak of ripeness, the peak of nutrient content, and the peak of flavor. It then travels to…

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