Blog Monthly Archives: July 2016

Garden Ratatouille

Ratatouille (rat-uh-TOO-ee) is a traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish that originated in Nice. It is an easy dish that is best prepared in the late summer when all the seasonal veggies are abundant. This version adds spicy turkey sausage for heat and lean protein, though it can easily be omitted for a vegetarian version. Pairs well over rice or cornbread.   Key Nutrients: Vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, biotin, fiber, copper, manganese, folate   Prep time: 20 minutes plus, 30 … Read More

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, nearly 50 million Americans simply do not have enough to eat. Before you dismiss the phrase “50 million” as just another, incomprehensible number, consider it this way: if you add together the populations of Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia—nearly half of the states in our Union—you would … Read More