As the days grow brighter and warmer, sugar makers are hard at work on this month’s harvest: maple syrup. Maple sap starts running when daytime temperatures are between 40-45 degrees and fall below freezing overnight. This mobilizes energy and nutrients stored by the tree during the previous summer. Once collected, sap is concentrated into syrup. […]

The Mediterranean diet was named the Best Diet Overall for 2019 by U.S. News. While this diet has landed at the top of the charts, it certainly isn’t anything new — it’s been around since the 1960s and is best known for its health benefits: longevity, weight loss, and disease prevention. Here’s everything you need […]

Cabbage is a leafy vegetable that varies in color from yellow-green to red-purple. It is a wonderfully versatile vegetable so it can be used in a wide array of manners: raw, cooked or fermented. With less than 20 calories per half cup cooked, it’s worth making room on your plate for cabbage. History Cabbage is […]

Looking for an inexpensive, low calorie, nutrient-packed crunchy veggie to excite your taste buds? Look no further than cabbage. It comes in many varieties, ranging in color, size, shape and flavor, making it one of the most versatile vegetables. About Cabbage Cabbage is a member of the Cruciferae family. That includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts […]