Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Acorn Squash

ACORN SQUASH A few weeks ago we wrote about how much we love butternut squash, but it’s time to share the love with another one of our favorite winter squashes: acorn squash!  Acorn squash is loaded with vitamins and minerals and has many of the same nutritional benefits as butternut squash. One cup of cooked [...]

2017-05-06T16:51:12-04:00November 19th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Garlic

GARLIC Garlic may not have the best reputation: whether it’s keeping vampires at bay, or stinking up your breath, garlic has been the butt of many a joke.  But all jokes aside, garlic is a close relative to the onion that is actually a healthy, delicious ingredient!  And it has its fair share of fans.  [...]

2017-05-06T16:14:54-04:00November 12th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Apples

APPLES Apples are one of the most recognizable fruits to kids, and typically a favorite!  Little ones (especially those who have lost their two front teeth!) may appreciate them cut into wedges, and some kids prefer the skin peeled off, but no matter how you slice it, kids love apples.  They come in a seemingly [...]

2017-05-06T16:03:16-04:00November 5th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Butternut Squash

BUTTERNUT SQUASH Butternut squash are popular for their sweet, creamy flesh We are in the thick of autumn, and pumpkin patches are crowded with families choosing all shapes and sizes of pumpkins and gourds to take home for decoration and cooking.  This week we wanted to feature one of our favorite members of [...]

2017-05-06T15:58:40-04:00October 29th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Pumpkin

PUMPKIN What’s that?  You thought pumpkins were just for decoration?!  Couldn’t be farther from the truth!  Halloween tradition may have us carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, but you’re missing out if you’ve never eaten a fresh pumpkin.  This super fruit is loaded with good nutrition to keep your immune system in fighting form.  One cup of [...]

2017-05-06T15:52:53-04:00October 22nd, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Broccoli

photo from www.thedailygreen.com BROCCOLI Broccoli is a well known vegetable, but few people realize that it is actually a member of the cabbage family.  This veggie, which looks a lot like a little tree, is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, and a good source of vitamin A, folate (which helps [...]

2017-05-06T15:47:49-04:00October 15th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Carrots

Carrots galore, in a rainbow of colors! CARROTS Carrots are truly a parent’s best friend!  Kids typically love munching on carrots, making them an easy way to get your kids to eat their veggies.  They’re sweet, crunchy, and easily packed in a lunchbox.  And better yet, they’re nutrient-dense.  1 cup of chopped carrots [...]

2017-05-06T15:32:39-04:00October 8th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Raspberries

RASPBERRIES It’s raspberry season at HealthBarn USA!  Our bushes are spotted with the beautiful red color of fresh raspberries, and the kids are happily picking and eating away.  These little berries may seem light and delicate, but they are actually packed with tons of good nutrition.  Raspberries are an excellent source of dietary fiber, the [...]

2017-05-06T15:26:38-04:00October 1st, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Kale

Farm fresh kale gets double thumbs up! Kale is growing in popularity, but for quite a while it was an under-appreciated green.  It’s a member of the cabbage family, but unlike other cabbages, it doesn’t grow as a head; rather, the leaves spread outward.  Plus, the flavor is less pungent than cabbage can [...]

2017-05-06T15:23:48-04:00September 24th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|

Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Green Beans

Congratulations to last week’s stinging nettle contest winner: Amanda from Hoboken, NJ!  Her recipe for Cheesy Nettles Pasta got double thumbs up.  A HealthBarn USA magnet is on its way, Amanda! Green string beans are such a wonderful snack to find in the garden.  They grow on a tall, twisty vine, and HealthBarn kids love plucking [...]

2017-05-06T15:18:22-04:00September 17th, 2012|Weekly Seasonal Recipe|
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