I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add...
 
Cooking

Usually we just see fresh cranberries in the fall around Thanksgiving time. If you cook with fresh cranberries, you know that they are very tart and recipes usually call for added sugar to offset this flavor. Of all the fruits, cranberries have one of the lowest levels of natural...
Cooking, Food and Health

Providing our kids with nutritious options is important for their growth, but finding something tasty that’s also easy to prepare can be a challenge. The new trend of making and eating energy bites is a perfect solution to this snacking dilemma.
Food and Health, Prevention

A trip to a Vietnamese market yielded surprising health and nutrition lessons, along with plenty of shopping inspiration!
Kids

Check out this collection of fun ways to feature pears during Pear Month this December!