Category: 9 A Day

What’s In the Bag?

What’s In the Bag? One of the things I love about Hometown Harvest is the seasonal bag. I find it a challenge to work the seasonal items into my weekly menu. So, what am I going to do with this week’s produce? Well, the Rapini recipe looks tasty, and my bag includes carrots, so that’s […]

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What’s a Serving?

So now that we are all convinced that we really should be eating more fruits and vegetables for lower cholesterol levels and higher fiber intake, but you may still be wondering what counts as a serving? And how do I eat 9 of them every day? Today, I’m going to address what. What is a […]

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Game Day Eating!

Yeah, the Big Game is still several days away …. doesn’t mean I’m not already thinking about it. Not about the game, or about the million-dollar commercials, no—the best part of a Super Bowl party is the food!  However, I am still intent upon sticking to my 9 A Day. And with all the great […]

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9 Reasons to Eat 9 a Day: Pt. 2

So we learned last week that there are some nice indirect benefits to eating more fruits and veggies, like saving money, being a good influence on your kids, and help with quitting smoking. We’ve been told that more fruits and vegetables in your diet will make you healthier. But let’s explore how this works. 6. […]

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9 Reasons to Eat 9 A Day: Pt. 1

Yes, we know we should all eat more fruits and vegetables. Because it’s “good for us.”  But, I need more concrete reasons than that. How about 9 reasons? Let’s count them down: 1. Save Green by Going Green Eating healthy can be inexpensive. Snack Food Fruits & Vegetables 1 pound cookies 2 pounds apples 2 […]

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New Year, New Numbers!

Hello VeggieHeads!  My name is Anna and I am a South Mountain Veggies customer. Like many of you, my resolution this year is to “Eat Healthier in 2013.” As I get underway, and I’ve been invited by SMV to blog about my  journey. I’m sharing my resolution with the SMV community in the hopes of keeping myself accountable […]

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