All Posts In In Season

Katie's Healthy Bites: Glorious Brussels Sprouts

by in In Season, November 8, 2009

brussels sprouts
I refuse to believe my clients when they tell me they don’t like Brussels sprouts. My response is always to ask two questions:

1. Have you ever tried them?
2. Have you ever tried them properly prepared? That is, not out of a can or overcooked!

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In Season: Sweet Potatoes

by in In Season, November 3, 2009

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Don’t confuse these holiday favorites with yams. Loaded with vitamins, they’re a sweeter alternative to a plain old potato. Here are 12 ways to try them.

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In Season: Pumpkins

by in In Season, October 27, 2009

Pumpkin Pie
Have you made a trip to the local pumpkin patch and started carving your jack o’ lantern yet? If the answer is no, what are you waiting for? It’s pumpkin season!

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In Season: Pears

by in In Season, October 13, 2009

pears
Perk up your salads, appetizers or just a simple cheese-and-cracker plate. You can do a lot more with pears than just snacking (but that’s a good way to eat them, too).

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In Season: Pomegranates

by in In Season, October 5, 2009

pomegranate seeds
Pomegranates have become the poster fruit for healthy eating and not without reason — they’re beautiful, delicious and full of vitamins. Here are some fun pomegranate facts and creative ways to prep this luscious fruit.

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In Season: Leeks

by in In Season, September 29, 2009

leeks
Leeks might not be something you experiment much with. I didn’t know what to do with them for the longest time, but a little research turned up some endless possibilities. Take a step beyond the same old onions and try these instead.

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Market Watch: Pick Your Own

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 23, 2009

apples and pears
This is best time of year to visit a local farm and harvest some of your own fall favorites — apples, pears and pumpkins. Collect your bounty (and you’ll have tons) and transform them into seasonal dishes, including my easy Pear and Apple Muffins.

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In Season: Apples

by in In Season, September 21, 2009

apple
A few years ago I started a new family tradition: apple picking. My son loves climbing the apple trees and my daughters giggle as they munch the freshly picked ones. Get ideas for adding more apples to your fall menu, and learn just how good an apple a day can really be.

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Market Watch: Celery Root

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 16, 2009

celery root
Celery root might not look appealing, but don’t let that scare you away from giving it a chance. This veggie (a.k.a. celeriac) is a delicious early fall treat.

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In Season: Carrots

by in In Season, September 14, 2009

Baby Carrots
Carrots have a bad rep as “rabbit food,” but there’s nothing boring about them. With all their flavor and health benefits, they’re worth celebrating this time of year, and we’ve got recipes for the occasion — plus, the story behind baby carrots.

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