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Seasonal Recipe: Asparagus

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Seasonal Recipe: Asparagus

Asparagus is a nutrient packed spring vegetable that is showing up again on our grocery shelves. They are high in folic acid and are a good source of Vitamin A, B6, C, Thiamin (B1) potassium, and fiber!

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Seasonal Recipe: Pomegranate

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Seasonal Recipe: Pomegranate

It’s Pomegranate season!  

Pomegranate is a beautiful and delicious fruit that has many uses and health benefits. Pomegranates are unusually used in baking, cooking, juice blends, garnishes, and smoothies. They are a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid and also contain antioxidant, antiviral, and antitumor properties.

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

As we get ready to put our winter clothes away, and prepare for spring, its always exciting to learn about the seasons freshest produce. There are many delicious fruits and vegetables that are “spring friendly”, but one that is both tastes and looks good is beets.

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December Seasonal Recipe: Grapefruits

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December Seasonal Recipe: Grapefruits

Grapefruits are a cross between a pomelo and an orange, but their name came from the fact that they grew in clusters similar to grapes. They vary in hue from white or yellow, to pink and red, and can also range in taste of acidic, sweet, bitter, or sugary. Grapefruits are available throughout the year, but peak between the months of November and June.

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August Seasonal Recipe

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August Seasonal Recipe

Zucchini is a type of summer squash, which can be found at your local farmers market or at the grocery store. It is mostly water and has a tender texture with a slightly sweet flavor. 

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