We told you in our welcome post that health is just one of the amazingly diverse benefits of homegrown food. There are real nutrition advantages, to be sure: Organic produce has been shown to be more supercharged with nutrients than conventional fruits and vegetables. But growing at home can also save you money and shrink MORE »
7 ways to give your kids healthy attitudes about food MORE »
Spring is in the air, and summer is around the corner. We have a couple long-standing traditions that involve outdoor grills and potlucked food. Being gluten-free, the rolls and pasta salads that permeate these events can be tough, so over the years I’ve come up with an easy, protein-packed salad that is great as a stand-alone meal or as a side dish.
Whole grain salads make for fast and healthy dinners. Here are 16 fantastic whole grain recipes to make your family dinner a breeze!
Get the low-down on super healthy beet greens, plus an easy recipe for farro salad with beet greens and sun-dried tomatoes.
Avocado toast is a favorite of many. And quite trendy lately! Well add some sunflower goodness to your favorite green snack or lunch dish and add some flavor, nutrients and nuttiness. This easy recipe includes accents of lemon, cayenne, nutty sunflower
Welcome to Grow Your Own. We’re Jeanne and Amanda, and we’re going to explain how everyone, everywhere can grow their own food. We hope to get you fired up about the many benefits (nutrition isn’t the half of it) of homegrown fruits and vegetables, and plug you in to the growing trend in urban farming. In the next few months, as summer sets in, organic fruits, vegetables and herbs will be growing in every American city – in backyard gardens and schoolyards, on rooftops, fire escapes, windowsills, and community plots. This blog will equip you and your family to join the growing ranks of America’s DIY farmers.
When warm weather hits, you will probably be craving a few foods: smoothies, ice cream, sorbet and popsicles. Well one of the yummiest and antioxidant-infused flavors out there is the tropical berry acai.
Thinking of giving a green smoothie a try, but not sure where to start or how to make it taste amazing? This easy green smoothie recipe will impress even the most leafy green-afraid folks out there!