7 Organic New Year’s Resolutions From the last week of October and all of that frightening candy, straight through November when we become gobblers, and finishing up at the end of December, where we all look like we are trying out for the Fat Santa contest, a large part of the population gains a good…
During the holiday season, delicious traditional meals make these special days memorable. We all look forward to this time of year, but if you’ve been eating healthy all year round, maintaining your regime can get a little tricky. Why would you kick your good habit for the holidays? As challenging as it may seem, preparing a healthy organic holiday feast is possible. The key is local fresh produce and a bit of creativity.
Eating healthy during Thanksgiving can be challenging especially if you are surrounded with all sorts of delicious treats to indulge you. But it is still possible to incorporate healthy thanksgiving fruits and vegetables to your menu. You could use them when preparing desserts, appetizers and side dishes.
Hosting a Thanksgiving feast has been a tradition for many families. And while many people prepare their menus with what is readily available in the supermarket, some families opt for an organic Thanksgiving by carefully selecting their ingredients. An organic Thanksgiving menu is not very different from the typical Thanksgiving menu composed of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruits, pies, and other desserts. The only difference is that most, if not all, of the ingredients used in the menu are organic.
Organic Butternut Squash Soup with Sage As Thanksgiving approaches this winter, the time for cooking hearty, healthy delicious soup recipes is here. Organic butternut squash soup is perfect for Thanksgiving. Not only does it fit the occasion and season, but is also rich in flavor, low in fat, and full of nutrients and vitamins, not…
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Thinking about fall recipes for the next coming months? Try this roasted pumpkin dish perfect for the fall. Not only is it light and healthy, but also so tasty that it will wake your senses. It is easy to prepare, serves a beautiful presentation, and pairs well with almost any main dish.
Caring for fruits and vegetables at the farm is only step one, keeping your produce fresh for longer is step two. There are easy ways to ensure your fruits and vegetables don’t spoil too quickly. You can think of it as habits that can be easily adopted. For example, did you know there is no need to wash fruits and vegetables in advanced before storing?
What better way is there to spend time with the family than by carving pumpkins? Pumpkin carving can be extremely fun. Family members get to pick the type of face each one wants to create: scary, funny, or goofy. They may choose to do a combined design using different tools, like painting and carving. Maybe use some intricate stencils? Or candy? And, since everyone is together, you build lasting memories.
Companion planting has been practiced for generations because increases the growth probability of many crops. Certain plants grow very well next to each other, and certain combinations can even enhance the growth of the plants. Every type of plant has a specific effect on the soil; they give and take nutrients and each plant has its own unique demands.