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What does it mean to ‘eat healthy?’

By Jennifer Dorsett For many of us, healthy eating was one of our top New Year’s resolutions. But what does that really mean? To me, it’s nutrition and moderation and not based on a trendy label. Now, I’m not a dietitian or a nutritionist. But I do know that most foods are good in moderation. [...]

January 16, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

No ‘yolking’ around: It’s National Egg Month

By Jessica Domel Feeling a little fried? Scrambling for something to cook today? This month, we’re celebrating an eggcellent source of protein that is sure to please both your family and their taste buds. Whether you like them brown, white or even green, eggs are a versatile part of a balanced diet. At about 19 [...]

Choosing balance. Ditching crazy resolutions.

By Jessica Domel We talk a lot about eating healthy–especially this time of the year. We start off a new year with a renewed spirit and a greater desire to be better than we’ve ever been. New year. New you. It’s wonderful to wake up one day with this great sense of hope surging through [...]

Why I like organic

By Julie Tomascik Organic foods. I sure do like them. A trip to the farmers market is a delight. The sights, smells and tastes abound. Farmers, food and fellowship. What more could you want? But I don’t like organic foods because they’re better for me. Studies show that organic and conventional are the same when [...]

Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

By Julie Tomascik You pick. I pick. We eat together. It’s a mindset that seems to work if you want your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. And gardens, u-pick farms and community supported agricultural operations are great avenues. Because they offer the chance to get dirty, sweaty and a little smelly. It’s the [...]