New Ingredient Alert! I’ve never cooked with delicata squash before. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever even had a delicata squash in my kitchen. That is, until I picked up my CSA this week. Not only does my CSA (Full-Plate Farm Collective) provide me with organic, local and ultra-seasonal produce, it encourages me to branch out from my traditional recipes and try things that are new to me.
By: AMANDA HIRSCH & TORY DAVIS, Clean Plates Authors (adapted) Radishes — those small but mighty, peppery members of the mustard family — have been eaten across the globe since prehistoric times. Rumors of radishes depicted on Egyptian pyramids can’t be confirmed, despite ancient Greek tales about the vital role the veggie played in the […]
The easiest way to grow vegetables is to plant seeds directly into the ground. Some vegetables such as beans, cucumbers, radishes, melons and squash mature within a typical growing season and don’t transplant well and hence should always be planted directly in the ground as soon as the soil reaches a temperature of roughly 60 […]
Thomas Jefferson was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was the 3rd President, the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, a supporter of religious freedom and an inventor, among other things. But why am I writing about him on a health and wellness blog? Well, this true Renaissance man, (and […]
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S., and doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke.1 However, type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease – our food choices can either prevent or promote insulin resistance and resultant diabetes. Many conventional diabetes diets rely on meat or grains as the major calorie […]
Congratulations on making this healthy choice for yourself and welcome to the Reboot program. Here is a list of foods that we recommend during your program, and recipes that incorporate these healthy, fresh choices which you can enjoy during a Reboot. Here are some Simple Eating Guidelines to consider when planning your meals during and […]