Have you ever taken a walk down some aisles in the grocery store or at a Farmer’s Market and seen dried fruits inside cereal boxes, inside pre-packaged salads, or in individual packages? We’ll be talking about dried fruit and how to incorporate dried fruit in your diet.
Let us be real, we all snack. And actually, snacking is not bad for you if you do it in moderation and make healthy choices. We as adults and kids alike need snacks to meet our daily basic nutrient needs. For healthier snacks think mini meals made with the same whole or minimally processed food that you can make or purchase. Here you will find healthy snack ideas for busy days that work great for on-the-go or to enjoy yourself while at home.
Salads are such a versatile food category. Warm. Cold. Side dish. Main dish. Colorful and bright with fresh ingredients, crunchy textures, and vibrant dressings. Seasonally rotated depending on ingredient availability or simply to keep things interesting and new, a salad, can go well beyond the classic simple pairing of crisp Iceberg lettuce with a few juicy vine ripened, red tomatoes (although there is absolutely nothing wrong with a classic).