Category Archives: Produce

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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Turnips and Turnip Greens

Kenda Hettinger, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Turnips are thought to originate in Asia but are now grown throughout the world. They are a cold-weather crop and in Arizona grown from November through April. They are often thought of … Continue reading

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Salt: Good or Bad?

Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student The common kitchen staple, salt, otherwise known as sodium chloride, has brought up some conflicting research in the past few years.   If your doctor is recommending a lower sodium diet, then you … 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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