Tag: vegetables

7 Ideas to Reduce Food Waste

As a food enthusiasts, it breaks my heart to know food goes to waste.  According to Feeding America, a non-profit organization aimed at ending hunger, an estimated 40% of food grown, processed and transported in the United States will never be consumed. More food reaches our landfills than plastic, paper or any other type of

End of Summer Salad

Although the calendar indicates it is the end of summer, Mother Nature in South Carolina is not paying attention. Yesterday it was 92º and today it will be the same, nevertheless, most farmers markets are closing down or will be in the next two weeks.  This end of summer celebration, because I hate the hot

Burlington, North Carolina Approves Produce Stands

As an avid supporter of sustainable living, I try to frequent my local Travelers Rest Farmer’s Market  to buy locally grown vegetables and products made by other local residents.  This not only helps the local community but also provides a healthier meal plan for my family. Burlington, North Carolina has realized these benefits and has

Top 5: Fiber Options To Remedy Your Deficiency

The United States Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have written, the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet and improve their overall eating habits.  It offers key recommendations with specific nutritional targets and dietary limits.  Americans’ social and economical culture has precipitated unhealthy eating