The Benefits of Having a Home Garden

Now that the weather is starting to get warmer, you may be thinking about planting a garden this year.  If you’re still on the fence, you should know that there are many benefits to growing your own food. Food Safety –When you grow your own food, you know exactly what you’re eating.  Store-bought produce may…

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Chicken Riggies

Chicken Riggies is a family favorite Ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 to 1″ cubes 2 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Cubanelle peppers (preferably) or Green bell peppers, diced 1/4 cup dry sherry (optional) 1 Jar MEESH’S® Marinara S&P to taste 1/2 cup light cream Fresh Parsley and Parmesan cheese for sprinkling…

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The Declining Bee Population and What it Means for Us

There has been a lot of discussion over the past several years about the reduction of the honey bee population.  Called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), millions of bees have died or disappeared from their hives.  Large amounts of dead honey bees have been found in areas where corn crops have been planted, leading scientists to…

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Know Your Food Labels! March is Nutrition Awareness Month!

March is Nutrition Awareness Month!  One of the best ways to learn about what you’re eating is to read nutrition labels.  How well do you know your food labels?  Here are a few things to look for: Calories – Depending on your current weight, height, sex, level of activity, weight loss goals (if any), and…

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5 Fun Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone wants to be Irish!  Drinking green beer, wearing green clothes, and attending parades are all part of our American St. Patrick’s Day traditions.  Read on to learn some fun facts about the holiday and its traditions. According to legend, St. Patrick used the shamrock as a symbol for the Holy…

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6 Gluten Free Alternatives to Pasta

6 Gluten Free Alternatives to Pasta

Here are Gluten Free Alternatives to Pasta Many people have opted to go gluten free either due to health concerns or to improve their diets.  Are you looking for a healthy alternative to traditional pasta?  There are several gluten-free options out there.  Here are six of our favorites: Brown rice pasta.  This option is similar in…

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