Month: July 2016

How Healthy are those Strawberries?

Who doesn’t love a fresh picked strawberry?  Maybe you bought them from a local farm stand or farmer’s market. Better yet, maybe you picked them yourself at a strawberry farm. Not only are strawberries delicious, they are packed full of antioxidants, high in fiber, and contain vitamin C, […]

Organic Blueberry Preserves

I just recently planted two blueberry bushes in the backyard.  Imagine my excitement of having fresh, juicy blueberries at my beck and call.  Thoughts of all the different ways I could use my bounty started racing through my brain.  Blueberry muffins, blueberry bread, blueberry pie, blueberry smoothies, YES..my […]

Regular Produce vs Organic

Recently I posted a blog called, Summer Veggies and Fruit – The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen.  I received feedback concerning the use of pesticides on fruit and vegetables and the expense of buying organic. There are many good reasons why organic produce is more expensive than non-organic. […]