For years, I’ve been an enthusiastic advocate of participating in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, but until this summer, I had never personally participated. Community Supported Agriculture is a model of food distribution in which you pay a lump sum of money at the beginning of the growing season in exchange for a weekly share … Continue reading Chopped!

One more thing your mom was right about.

As a dietitian, I am constantly talking about the benefits of eating vegetables: “They have fiber! And antioxidants! And vitamins! And minerals! And they’re delicious!” I tend to get overly enthusiastic in my attempts to convince people to eat their veggies. They’re just so good for you. To most people, this isn’t news. However, a … Continue reading One more thing your mom was right about.

Challenge of the Month: May!

Montana Meals May Challenge: Fruitopia & Veggilicious! MyPlate dietary guidelines recommend that half of our meal plates are filled with vegetables and/or fruit. With springtime here, it’s easier to make that guideline a reality as delicious, in-season, fresh produce is becoming more available. The May Challenge of the Month is to eat 3 servings of fruit … Continue reading Challenge of the Month: May!