The best time to buy fruits and vegetables are when they are in season. Buying out of season fruits and vegetables encourages the consumption of chemically ripened food. Sometimes, it can't be helped, but it's a good fact to know.
Getting adequate fruits and vegetables is crucial to our health and well-being, but it may be easier said than done. Case and point: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report showing that only 1 in 10 Americans eating enough
Save your Fruits and Veggies with the Paper Towel Trick. I learned about wrapping zucchini individually in paper towels, putting a towel in a bag, etc from my Mom. Buy the cheapy towels for veggies and so you don't use up the good ones.
Heart, Hands, Home: Mix recipes Making Mixes 101 (and a brownie mix recipe!) making your own mixes allows you to control the quality and the ingredients making them adaptable to special diets or allergies.
Keep Bananas Fresh Longer - Cut a piece of plastic wrap about the size of your palm. Wrap the plastic tightly at the top/crown of the bananas. Carefully remove and replace the plastic cling wrap each time you get a banana. Enjoy days longer than usual!