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10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables provide fiber, essential vitamins and minerals, and phytonutrients. “Phyto” refers to the Greek word for plant. Phytonutrients, sometimes called phytochemicals, are chemicals produced by the plant to aid in growth and defense against predators, bacteria and fungi, and environmental threats, such as UV light. You can think […]

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How to Use Fresh Green and Yellow Beans

How to Store Store fresh beans in a plastic bag in the refrigerator produce drawer for up to 3 to 5 days. If they will not be used within 5 days, freezing is a better option. To freeze, clean beans and remove the ends. You can leave beans whole, cut […]

Chopped kale in bowl with dressing and seasonings.
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Kale and Avocado Salad

This simple salad incorporates kale and avocado with the sweetness of golden raisins and the tartness of lemon and vinegar. Try it today!  Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 bundle green kale 1 ripe avocado, cubed 1/2 cup golden raisins 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar Juice from 1/2 lemon 1-2 tablespoons […]