A tasty treat for a hot summer day — packed with healthy nutrients from strawberries.
Strawberries are packed with vitamins, fiber, and high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols. They are also a good source of manganese and potassium. Just one serving — about eight strawberries — provides more vitamin C than an orange!
Berry picking – what activity is more typical of a New England summer than that? The good news about this summer tradition is that it provides you with a bounty of delicious and super healthy fruit that can be used in numerous ways. Some of the most common berries to pick in northern New England are […]
Talk about power salad! This one includes the health benefits of blueberries and spinach. Blueberries are full of fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient content, all supporting heart health. The fiber in blueberries helps lower the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease. Spinach has an extremely high nutritional […]
Berries are fleshy fruits that supply a burst of flavor and color to our plates during the summer months. They are rich in vitamins and minerals, making them an excellent snack choice. Eat berries on their own, incorporate them into your breakfast, blend them into a smoothie, make a scrumptious jam, or this delicious berry crisp—you […]
While summer means longer days, weekends at the beach, and picnics with family, it can also mean heating up the house when you turn on the oven to cook. While at first this might seem to limit the foods you can prepare, you aren’t stuck eating sandwiches or going out for every meal. Fresh fruits […]
Intimately touched by his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis and the loss of her mother to lung cancer, Curtiss now channels his professional skills and time toward raising awareness and supporting organizations that are on the frontline in the fight against cancer. Learn more at www.pinkribboncooking.com. From Chef Curtiss: Paillards are great, quick on the grill, great […]
Adding in oregano gives a nice seasonal touch to this simple salad dressing. Perfect with mixed greens!
It’s June and summer is in full gear! One thing I love about summer cooking is all the fresh herbs that are available. Herbs are a dietitian’s best friend for multiple reasons. They add depth of flavor without calories and help to season food, which lessons the need for salt. Plus, there is a lot […]
What would summer be like without a glass of cold, refreshing lemonade? Add in mint to include a healthy herb and you have the perfect recipe for a summer day!