Category Archives: Vegetables

Farmers’ Market Shopping

This is the time of year to visit a Farmers’ Market.  Here is a rough schedule of some of what is ripe and available at different times in the summer. May: Oranges, Summer squash, Broccoli, Broccollini, Kale, Swiss Chard, Onions, … Continue reading

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Protein Quality of Foods

The quality of a protein refers to its amino acid content. Specifically, how well will a protein source meet my needs for essential amino acids, the ones that my body cannot make itself. When we eat the muscle, tissue, eggs … Continue reading

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