Category Archives: Food Facts

25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … 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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Instant Pot Winter Chicken and Rice Soup

By Jenifer Restuccio a recent ASU Nutrition Student This chicken soup recipe is a go-to for cold winter nights. Why do I say that? It’s easy. It’s quick. You probably have most of the ingredients already. It’s the ultimate comfort … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta

By Sarah Beleski a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Every couple months or so, I travel four hours away to see one of my best friends. During one of my last trips, my friend made the most amazing pasta dish. Growing … Continue reading

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Dates

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Dates have grown in popularity as the whole food diet has grown in popularity. Dates are a good whole food sweetener. People add dates to their smoothies and desserts, I have even … Continue reading

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