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Jun 03, 2013

Farmers Market Season Opens This Week

It farmer market season and Washington DC kicks off the opening of the USDA Farmers Market for its 18th season on June 6. Farmers Markets feature locally grown foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, honey products, and other...
May 27, 2013

Happy Healthy Memorial Day

Chef Solus and the explorers are busy getting ready for our own backyard barbecue! Happy Healthy Memorial Day!
May 24, 2013

Kick of Grilling Season With Food Safety

Are you getting ready for the start of grilling season! The weather is warm and the kids are just about out of school. With a three day weekend ahead, who doesn't have plans for at least one outdoor barbecue! With the weather getting hotter, th...
May 20, 2013

Myth Busters- Canned Foods

Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is always the healthiest way to get nutrition your family needs. But eating fresh fruits and vegetables is not always practical. Canned fruits and vegetables is another way to get your healthy foods that may n...
Mar 01, 2013

Happy National Nutrition Month - Eat RIght Your Way Every Day

Today is the kick off to National Nutrition Month® This event is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a way to raise awareness of the importance of healthy food choices. This year's theme is "Eat Right, Your Way ...
Feb 20, 2013

National Potato Lovers Month potato recipes and kids activities

This month is National Potato Lover's Month. Many people think potato and immediately think of French fries, loaded baked potato and potato chips. And you might also associate fatty and unhealthy too. But actually potatoes have gotten a bad ...
Feb 01, 2013

Superbowl party favorite includes guacamole and fun avocado facts

I am running out the door to buy some avocados for my Super bowl family party. We can not have a party without some guacamole dip and some avocado pieces in our salad. Avocados are one of the only fruits with mono saturated fats, a healthy fat ...
Nov 12, 2012
Oct 19, 2012

Celebrate farm to school month with children

This month is National farm to school month. Farm to School is b any program that connects schools (K-12) and local farms. The goal of this program is to help schools: serve healthy meals help children eat healthie...
Aug 31, 2012

Back to school means healthy breakfasts

It is back to school time and planning a healthy breakfast is key to getting your child off to a good start. The American Academy of Pediatrics states "breakfast is the most important meal of the day and will allow kids to maintain better foc...
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