Strawberry and Kale.
Two superfoods in a juxtaposition of color.
The health benefits of each of these goes without saying, but did you know that strawberries are one of the foods that can lower your cholesterol?
Delicious with a glass of milk, many of us will be happy to eat more than one.
Make them small and we get double the pleasure without the guilt...
These funny sounding fruits are very tart citrus with all the vitamins you expect to find in them.
Although kumquats taste just like that of other citrus fruits, they are distinguished in a way that they can be eaten completely including the peel.
After giving them a good wash, roll them while gently squeezing them, which will blend the tart and sweet elements in the fruit; then pop it in your mouth whole and chew!
No Mexican meal is complete without a great margarita (allowed for other cuisines, as well).
Of course, the lime is an essential component and it's incredibly healthy!
And, it prevents scurvy on those long sea voyages...
Beautiful tomatoes and delicious pasta can be the start of a great dish.
Pull out your spices and check the refrigerator to see what will be combined for a chef's creation!
And, it's not just for Wednesday.
Healthy and amazing to behold, these organically grown carrots will feature in many a dish.
Pomegranates are a seasonal item and it's a bit of work to extract the seeds. But the effort is well worth it, as they are delicious by themselves or as part of a fresh dish.
Here's a tip: check YouTube for videos on extracting pomegranate seeds and you will learn some great techniques that make the process a lot simpler.
Macaroni and Cheese.
Is there anything that says 'comfort food' more than a great dish of macaroni and cheese?
Of course, every grandma has her own special recipe for making it just her way.
For my taste, make it nice and cheesy with cubed ham and properly baked in the oven and I will be happy to dig in!
A bowl of delicious, fresh plum tomatoes will get the appetite going.
Even better, if you grow your own and share your harvest with friends!
Valentine's Day brings out the sweet tooth in many of us.
Share some candy with a sweetheart!
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