Sunday , September 22 2019

Healthy Eating

Why Herbs and Spices Matter

By Linda Scotti, RN, BSN, MA I’ve always been interested in nature and plants. Scientists estimate that there are more than 5,000 phytochemicals (naturally occurring plant chemicals). These phytochemicals not only protect the plant from pathogens and cell damage, but they also help us when we ingest the plant. Herbs …

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Hearth & Home – La Primavera Está Aquí! – Saffron and Spring Onions

By Janae Jean After the long winter, spring returns on March 20. Fresh and locally-sourced fruits and vegetables will soon be returning to our markets. Spring (or green) onions are some of the earliest fresh spring produce. In fact, spring onion season is celebrated in Spain. From January until April, …

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