Category Archives: Healthy Eating

National Asparagus Month

May is National Asparagus Month. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of enjoying this delicious vegetable, this is a great excuse to start! Asparagus is a member of the lily family along with leeks, onions, and garlic. There are … Continue reading

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Little-Known Facts about Carrots that Will Make You Go “What’s Up Doc?”

Did you know that ancient Romans and Greeks ate carrots, but not the orange varieties we know today? They ate wild varieties of various other colors, such as purple, red, white, and yellow. In the 17th century, orange carrots as … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Start Eating Healthier

The average person will eat nearly 60,000 lbs. of food during their lifetime. That is the weight of about 6 elephants! It is important to make sure that the majority of that 60,000 lbs. are healthy foods. The modern world … Continue reading

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Arizona Food Favorites, the Burrito

There are many legends about the origin of the burrito. My favorite suggests that the wrapped sandwich, traditionally of seasoned meat and beans, came from Mexico with miners who hoped to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush of … Continue reading

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Arugula, the Healthy Little Green

Arugula is the spicy, peppery little leaf with the funny name. Some say it tastes bitter, others describe the flavor as ‘earthy’. However you describe its taste, this little leaf – with its intense green and its dandelion-leaf shape – … Continue reading

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