Tag Archives: Fruit

20 Ways to Use Watermelon

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern       This summer, try a few of these creative ways to use watermelon in your diet! Watermelon has multiple health benefits and is a delicious addition to your meals, as an ingredient … Continue reading

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How to Make Jam for Beginners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern One of my favorite treats is my dad’s warm homemade bread, right out of the oven, smothered with my mom’s homemade jam. Over the years she has made raspberry, peach, apricot, strawberry and blackberry … Continue reading

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Summer Barbecue Staples

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Well, its officially May and we have hit the 100s. With the introduction of the warmer weather comes summertime celebrations. In my family, summertime BBQs are a favorite and are always a blast. With … Continue reading

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Arizona Apples are in Season

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy fall everyone, apples are in season and are ready to be eaten. Fill Your Plate has wonderful recipes and health-related articles on apples. Just remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away! … Continue reading

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The Use of Food to Fight Cancer

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern For many, the word cancer doesn’t mean much until it touches your life, and when it does this simple word “cancer” changes your life forever. If there was something you could do to try … Continue reading

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