It’s no coincidence that Summer squash and zucchini are watery hydrating foods that are low in calories, while winter squash varieties are more nourishing and dense. Eating seasonally ensures a varied diet and it makes sense: our bodies need different types of nourishment during different seasons. When it comes to nutrition, nature knows best. Photo by bhamsandwich. Winter squash come in many sizes and shapes.  Look for butternut, acorn, spaghetti, hubbarb, turban, and pumpkin.  These hardy...
by on December 14th, 2009 at 08:12 am

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  • Superfood of the Week: Winter Squash
    It’s no coincidence that Summer squash and zucchini are watery hydrating foods that are low in calories, while winter squash varieties are more nourishing and dense. Eating seasonally ensures a varied diet and it...
    by at December 14th, 2009 at 08:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Almonds
    Used as a substitute for conventional flour, almond flour can be a blessing to diabetics and people with celiac disease. There are lots of ways to enjoy almonds: spread some almond butter on a cracker or send your kids off...
    by at December 1st, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Chestnuts
    Although I have no childhood memories of roasting them over an open fire after a long day of sledding, I still feel quite nostalgic when it comes to chestnuts. In England, I was a big fan of schoolyard conker fights (if you...
    by at November 23rd, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Leeks
    A hot bowl of leek soup on a chilly autumn day is a great way to warm the belly. Like most of nature’s edible goodies, this week’s superfood is loaded with nutrients that nourish your body including vitamin C, manganese,...
    by at November 9th, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Raspberries
      As soon as I think of raspberries I’m transported to a late summer day lying inside a raspberry patch in my old garden in Portland, Oregon. I think the best berries come from the Pacific Northwest, which makes me...
    by at September 21st, 2009 at 05:09 am