Category Archives: Farmer’s Markets

Benefits of Artichokes

By Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student I’m going, to be honest… I had never even heard of artichokes until I was in high school. Fortunately, I have good old Applebee’s to thank for introducing me to the wonder … Continue reading

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Provide Veggie Options for the Kids

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Children between the ages of 4-6 have heightened neophobia. Neophobia is the fear of trying something new. This makes it difficult keeping a good variety of vegetables in their diet. I know … Continue reading

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Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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Spinach and mashed potato stuffed mushrooms

by Kenda Hettinger, a recent  ASU nutrition  student Before I first made these my husband told me that he didn’t know how he was going to like a mashed potato stuffed a mushroom. He has completely changed his mind, and … Continue reading

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What’s in Season This October?

By: Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy October! The weather is starting to cool down and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to start now on your healthy eating habits before all the holiday madness begins.  Fill … Continue reading

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