Food

Information on the ‘Fruit Group’ ………
By July 6, 2017 Read More →

Information on the ‘Fruit Group’ ………

ALL ABOUT THE FRUIT GROUP  Provided by USDA What foods are in the Fruit Group? Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the Fruit Group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed. The amount of fruit you need to eat depends on age, sex, […]

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Easy, Tasty Weeknight Pasta ……….
By July 5, 2017 Read More →

Easy, Tasty Weeknight Pasta ……….

(NAPSI)—According to the National Pasta Association, there are more than 600 pasta shapes. Factor in the umpteen different ways to sauce, dress and garnish the pasta and the possibilities are nearly endless.     With just a few ingredients, many of which you probably have handy in your pantry, it’s easy to whip up a […]

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The need for microgreens in your diet ……….
By June 30, 2017 Read More →

The need for microgreens in your diet ……….

Microgreen to a Healthier You From the Florida Farm Bureau “Microgreens” are grown from the seed of certain herb, vegetable, and grain crops that can be clipped at the stem and eaten fresh within 2 weeks of germinating. These baby greens vary in flavor and are known for their different colors and textures. They make […]

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Florida Shrimp and Clams over Rice ………..
By June 27, 2017 Read More →

Florida Shrimp and Clams over Rice ………..

Try this tasty dish. From Florida Department of Agriculture Ingredients: 1 pound large Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined 20 Florida middleneck clams, cleaned 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 2 Florida tomatoes, diced small 2 Florida bell peppers, seeded and chopped (your favorite color) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ stick butter 4 […]

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Florida Sweet Corn Tomato and Black Bean Pasta ………
By June 20, 2017 Read More →

Florida Sweet Corn Tomato and Black Bean Pasta ………

 Try this tasty dish. From Florida Department of Agriculture Ingredients: 3 ears fresh Florida sweet corn, kernels cut off the cob 1 pound pasta (corkscrew), cooked as directed on package, drained and cooled under running water 1 can cooked black beans (15 ounces), drained and rinsed 2 cups fresh Florida tomato, diced 1/2 cup fresh […]

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Florida Pink Shrimp Boil with Sweet Corn and New Potatoes ……..
By June 13, 2017 Read More →

Florida Pink Shrimp Boil with Sweet Corn and New Potatoes ……..

 Try some Florida shrimp. Provided by Florida Department of Agriculture. Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds large Florida pink shrimp (heads off, peeled and deveined if desired) 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 pound cooked smoked sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 cup seafood boil seasoning mix 1 pound small new potatoes (peeled if desired) 5 ears Florida […]

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Recipe for Florida Clam Linguini
By June 7, 2017 Read More →

Recipe for Florida Clam Linguini

Try some Florida specialities Ingredients: 20 live Florida clams, rinsed 3 teaspoons olive oil 2 large Florida tomatoes, diced 4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped small 1 cup vegetable broth 2 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs, toasted 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, chopped fine 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated 1 pound linguini pasta, cooked (8 ounces raw pasta […]

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By June 1, 2017 Read More →

To Look And Feel Your Best, Just Add Blueberries ………….

(NAPSI)—The path to better eating can be bumpy. Our best-intentioned, health-conscious plans sometimes go out the window on hectic days. Finding easy, go-to favorites may help. One smart option: blueberries. If you’re looking to satisfy a sweet tooth and stick to healthy eating goals, blueberries can help you do both. They’re very flavorful, but they’re […]

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SMART SNACKING: Create A Great Guacamole Dip
By April 26, 2017 Read More →

SMART SNACKING: Create A Great Guacamole Dip

(NAPSI)—Here’s a treat just about everyone is sure to adore. Loaded with fresh herbs, it’s a guacamole that’s a nutritious snack anytime of the day. Green Goddess Guacamole With Harvest Stone® Organic Crackers Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted ¼ cup light sour cream 2 […]

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By April 20, 2017 Read More →

USDA Provides Food Safety Tips for Kitchen Confidence ……….

WASHINGTON — With spring renewal upon us, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service invites home cooks to gain kitchen confidence by refreshing their perspectives on food safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year approximately 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations […]

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