I personally enjoy eating sweet potatoes whether they are baked, fried, or in a casserole. I have to admit though that when I was a kid, sweet potatoes were not my favorite.
Written by Kylie Smith, SNAP-Ed Extension Assistant With spring upon us, you will start seeing asparagus pop up in the produce section. Asparagus is a long, tree-looking vegetable that can add lots of nutrients and flavor to any meal. Spring is a great time to try new fruits and vegetables, since they are coming into… Continue reading What’s that Veggie? Asparagus
Written by Brie Frickenstein, SNAP-Ed Assistant Oh Brussel sprouts…many people turn their nose up to these mini-cabbage looking vegetables, but they can pack in a lot of different flavors when you pair them with different spices. No more do you need to think of Brussel sprouts as mushy, stinky green vegetables that nobody in your… Continue reading What’s that Veggie? Brussels Sprouts!
Written By Jessica Meuleners, MS, RD, LMNT, SNAP-Ed Assistant Extension Educator Have you ever found yourself staring at the winter squash in the grocery store wondering, “What is that and how do I even cook it or eat it?” If you have, you’re not alone! Winter squash looks very intimidating. They are heavy, awkwardly shaped,… Continue reading What’s That Veggie? Spaghetti Squash
Written by Laura DeWitt, RD As we ring in a New Year, many of us will resolve to eat healthier. This fresh start of the new year often motivates us to make changes to our lifestyle for improved health and wellness. However, motivation can come and go. For a change to occur and to stick… Continue reading Nutritional Goal Setting
Written by Morgan Hartline MS, RD, LMNT I love the fall season. Cooler weather means warm, comforting meals. When I prepare any sort of beef dish, Brussels sprouts are the vegetable my husband requests. Yes, I said request. Neither my husband nor I were Brussels sprouts eaters growing up; not many people are. It’s too bad… Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Brussels Sprouts