Category Archives: Vegetables

Get More Leafy Greens in Your Diet

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Green leafy vegetables are rich in folic acid, vitamin C and K, fiber, magnesium, and phytochemicals. They lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease. Those greens are also low calorie and low fat, … Continue reading

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Decades of Food

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Food has changed quite a bit in the last 100 years, as most people realize. The fast-paced world of today is filled with fast food, meals on the go, and not as many … Continue reading

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Planting Through the Low Desert Seasons

By Cricket Aldridge, Urban Farm Lifestyle Editor   One of the coolest things about gardening in the Sonoran Desert is that we can grow every month of the year, with the hardest time to grow being July through September, although … Continue reading

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The Simple, Easy Weekend Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

By Noor Nouaillati, ASU Nutrition student   Being a college student means living on a tight budget and waiting for that next paycheck. It can be tough. I know, I’ve been there. So, when it comes to the food items … Continue reading

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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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