Category Archives: Vegetables

A New Spin on Spinach

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Malabar Spinach March is almost over which means many of Arizona’s delicious produce options are coming into season, especially spinach. Spinach loves the cooler temperatures of spring and for those of … Continue reading

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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student If you are a person who is concerned with health and eating a disease-preventative diet, you have probably heard the terms ‘free radical’ and ‘antioxidant.’ Maybe you’ve even heard the term … Continue reading

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7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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Give Chard a Chance

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Chard is member of the beet family that is a nutritional super food.  Chard comes in three varieties: Swiss (green), red or rainbow chard. This leafy green is usually found prepared … Continue reading

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How to have a Parsnip Party in your Kitchen

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Intern I don’t think I know anyone who says their favorite thing to eat is a parsnip. I’ve only had parsnips once in my life, and although I thought they were tasty, I … Continue reading

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