Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Salad for Every Season

By Lori Meszaros, ASU Nutrition Communication Student   Arizona’s climate gives you an abundance of produce that can be grown year-round, making it salad time any time of the year! Adding more salads into your weekly meal plan is an … Continue reading

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Ripe vs Unripe

By Laura Slatalla, ASU Nutrition Student As fruit ripens, the nutritional composition of it changes too. Enzymes in the fruit start to break down the starch into simpler sugars, so the glycemic index starts to rise. Riper fruits will give … Continue reading

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Kittens, Peppers, and Daughters: A Simple Salad

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  For Christmas last year we got two kittens. If you’ve ever adopted a new pet, you know that your child is going to make you buy things that you simply do … Continue reading

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The Japanese Pumpkin

By Kat Brown, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  With fall creeping up around the corner, and hopefully double digit temperatures, it’s about to be the season of the pumpkin! Watch out because a new squash is in town. It … Continue reading

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My Picky Eater

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student I have an eight-year-old daughter who is a picky eater. Her mother and I struggle daily with this, especially at dinner time. We got back from a study group one night– … Continue reading

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