Archive for May, 2013

Broccoli and Cauliflower

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Broccoli and Cauliflower

FACTS – Broccoli contains high levels of fiber (both soluble & insoluble) and is a rich source of vitamin C. In fact just 100grams serving of broccoli will provide you with more than 150% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C, which in large doses can potentially shorten the duration of the common cold. […]

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Garlic

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Garlic

FACTS – Garlic is a wonderful seasoning to add aroma, taste, and added nutrition to your dishes. Garlic is rich in a variety of powerful sulfur-containing compounds. Store fresh garlic in an open container in a cool, dark place. Garlic can be prepared in the crushed form, chopped, pressed, pureed, minced or roasted. Garlic pairs […]

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Jams

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Jams

Try our own homemade jams. Ingredients are fresh fruit, sugar, lemon juice, pectin and a trace of butter. Flavours include: strawberry, strawberry-rhubarb, raspberry, cherry and peach. Great on waffles, ice cream or right out of the jar!!!

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Rhubarb

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Rhubarb

FACTS – is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which is important to help support a healthy immune system. High in dietary fiber that helps to maintain regularity within the digestive system, and has a good source of Calcium that is essential for strong bones and teeth. Rhubarb is low in Sodium and saturated fat, […]

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Raspberries

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Raspberries

FACTS – Raspberries prevents irritable bowel syndrome and protects against vision loss due to aging.

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Radishes

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Radishes

FACTS – Radishes are a naturally cooling food, with the ability to decrease excess heat in the body. Soothes sore throats- Radishes can help clear the sinuses and soothes a sore throat. Aids digestion- Radishes are a natural cleansing agent for the digestive system, helping to break down and eliminate stagnant food and toxins built […]

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Cantaloupe

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Cantaloupe

Cantaloupes- have a great taste and are juicy and sweet. They can come with their own serving bowl, you can cut them in half through the middle and scoop out each half with a spoon. Cantaloupes are actually muskmelons. The aroma of the cantaloupe should have a sweet smell about it, especially around the stem […]

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Kale: Red & Green

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Kale: Red & Green

FACTS – Anti-inflammatory, low calories, antioxidants, low carb, Vitamin K C A, Calcium, Potassium, Lutein. Kale is a vital vegetable that is rich in nutrients, health benefits and delicious flavor. Per calorie, Kale has more iron than beef, more calcium than milk, 10% more Vitamin C than spinach. Kale is good for the eyes, skin […]

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Beets

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Beets

FACTS – highly nutritious and “cardiovascular health” friendly root vegetable. The antioxidants found in this root and the top-greens have found to offer protection against coronary artery disease and strokes, and lowers the cholesterol levels within the body, and has anti-aging effects. Its nutritional benefits come from fiber, vitamins, minerals and unique plant derived anti-oxidants. […]

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Zucchini : Yellow and Green

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Zucchini : Yellow and Green

FACTS – Zucchini contain Lutein and Vitamin C, good for the eyes and help ward off cardiovascular problems, zucchini has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce and eliminate asthma attacks, high in phosphorus, magnesium that promotes strong bones, teeth and capillary networks, reduces your risk of colon cancer and multiple sclerosis, can lower cholesterol and […]

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