Raw Summer Grape Tomato Salsa

Looking for a fresh summer snack?  We love this quick and delicious salsa as a refreshing dip to serve up on a hot day. Raw Grape Tomato Salsa Ingredients: 2 pints organic grape tomatoes 2 green onions 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup each of parsley and cilantro  1 tbl raw apple cider vinegar  1 tbl […]

Ripe & Juicy: Making the Most of Summer Fruit

Summer time is fruit time! Berries are bursting, peaches are perfect, and melons are mouthwatering. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or planning a picnic, summer fruit tastes good and is good for you. Bonus point: compared to tropical fruits like bananas and mangos, summer fruits have less sugar and a lower glycemic impact. […]

Outdoor Fun in the Sun

  Summer is fleeting, so get outside while you can! From participating in community activities to polishing off your to-do list, it’s easy to feel fit and fresh. Here are some ideas to get you and your family out and about these last few days of summer:   Set up some fun games on your […]

Even Better Barbecues

The best kind of party is an outdoor party, and that means a BBQ. Time to fire up the grill and get out the lawn chairs! And with these handy tips, you and your guests can enjoy summer favorites that are delicious and healthy. A mix-and-match beverage buffet? Check. DIY ketchup that tastes fresher than […]

Tips for the Best Summer Picnics Ever

After a long, cold winter, we have earned the right to picnic with abandon! ‘Tis the season to get outside, play, eat, and enjoy that vitamin-D-boosting sun. And when it comes to having fun in the great outdoors—which can be as simple as spending time in a nearby park—a little foresight can make the day […]