Tag Archives: in season

Top 20 Ways to Cook Okra

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern I already know what you’re thinking. When you are trying to whip up a quick lunch or dinner for your family you don’t think of including okra. You probably go for carrots, green … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring … Continue reading

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Why Nutrient Deficiency is Less Likely When Eating Seasonally

By Rebecca Rullo, A Nutrition Communication Student at Arizona State University Many of us understand that fruits and vegetables are important for optimal health, but we may not understand how they are related to the seasons of the year. We … Continue reading

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Two Must Have Kitchen Gadgets for under $15

By Lori Meszaros, ASU Nutrition Communication Student   Kitchen gadget essentials can run the gambit. But two I can’t do without following. And, they are essential tools for me because I cook with citrus quite a bit. The Juice Press … Continue reading

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20 Ways to Eat Lettuce

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s lettuce season here in Arizona and the state’s farmers want you to eat your fair share! Did you know that Arizona ranks second in head lettuce, leaf lettuce, and romaine lettuce production? … Continue reading

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