August is one of my favorite months at the farmers’ market. Summer vegetables are at their peak. Look for tomatoes, green beans, bell peppers (including loads of ripe red peppers), hot peppers, summer squash, eggplant, cucumbers, and potatoes. Get loads of basil to make pesto for now and to freeze for the winter. If you’re […]
How many vegetables do I need a day? How much fruit?
Research shows that eating 10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day can significantly improve your health. A new meta-analysis published in the International Journal of Epidemiology looked at up to 2 million people in 95 studies worldwide and found that: approximately 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide could be potentially prevented every year if people ate […]