Tag: swiss chard

Market Watch: Winter Produce

by in Farmers' Market Finds, February 21, 2012

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands on local produce. Eating locally year round is easier if you live in California or Florida but here’s how I do it in Connecticut. Farmers Markets Finds Farmers are extra good at holding on to their harvests. If you didn’t turn your own summerRead more

Weekly Bits: Eat Your Greens

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 15, 2010

Spring is in full bloom, and grocery stores and farmer’s markets are teeming with fresh produce. It’s the perfect time to try something new. This week’s list of reader comments includes some tasty ideas for an uncommon pick. Plus, a cool yogurt trick.

Market Watch: Rainbow Chard

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 10, 2010

My CSA box is erupting with gigantic bunches of this leafy green veggie. This variety of Swiss chard has fluffy, tender green leaves and edible stems bursting with color and flavor.

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

by in Healthy Tips, April 15, 2010

While there isn’t a cure-all food to magically erase stress, you can get some stress relief with a combination of exercising, eating small meals throughout the day and getting more of these 10 fresh foods.

Spotlight Recipes: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 11, 2009

Turkey may be the main attraction at your Thanksgiving feast, but everyone expects it. Add some surprise to your spread with a colorful array of veggie sides — plus, more diversity means more vitamins and minerals.