Superfood: Spaghetti Squash

This time of year, you’ll find plenty of squash varieties to choose from, but spaghetti squash should be at the top of your shopping list! With the start of a new year, we’re guessing a lot of you are planning to eat healthier and lose weight in 2014. Lucky you, foods like the spaghetti squash […]

Superfood: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are abundant this time of year. They have experienced a surge in popularity over the past few years, and as a result, there are now many ways to enjoy them that you may never have tried! Since they are so common in the fall and winter months, you may have even served or […]

Three Foods for Yoga Lovers

Yoga may seem like an easy activity, but all yoga lovers are fully aware that it’s not as easy as it looks. When you do yoga, a variety of vitamins and minerals in your diet can help you be your best. With that in mind, here are three foods that are perfect for yoga lovers. […]

Recipe: 3 Ways to Use Mashed Sweet Potatoes

There are hundreds of recipes out there for sweet potatoes, but mashed sweet potatoes are so easy to make and they can be used in so many recipes, we wanted to share a few fun, new ways to use them. You may even have some left over from the holidays already! 1. Spread Take your […]

Recipe: Tomato Caprese Sandwich

It’s that time of year when tomatoes are in abundance. If you’re lucky, you may not even need to stock up – your neighbors may have already shown up with a couple dozen for you! With so many tomatoes, it’s time to get creative so they don’t go to waste. This is a really easy […]

Recipe: Tapenade Cauliflower-Cashew Crostini

Hello Cultivaters! Today we have a guest post and recipe from Linda Rosario! Check out this tasty new recipe! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Some mothers probably feel guilty about feeding their families too much meat daily or weekly. Aside from the flavor, most meats such as pork and beef have the ability to satisfy […]

Superfood of the Week: Arugula

Funny name, super food. Arugula, much like the broccoli rabe, has a slightly bitter flavor, but with its spiciness, it’s a fun way to change up your summer meals! You can find arugula as mature, baby, or wild leaves, each with a different texture and degree of flavor. With more iron, calcium, and vitamins than […]

Superfood of the Week: Cucumbers

Cucumbers are one of those veggies that is often available year-round, but summer is when they start coming in by the truckload! If you’ve ever grown cucumbers, you know how fruitful the plant can be, so get ‘em while they’re fresh! High water content means perfect hydration during the summer months! The potassium and magnesium […]

Eat Your Vitamins: Part 1

Since the dawn of the space age, getting your nutrition and vitamins in pill form has been a dream. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if we got all our calcium, vitamin C, omega 3s, and all the other nutrients the health professionals tell us we need in pill form? It’s expensive to buy all […]

Recipe: Roasted Wax Beans with Peanuts and Cilantro

With a little bit of every kind of flavor, this side dish is sure to be a hit next time at dinner. Serve it with an Asian-style meal, noodles, or even a roast! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 lb Wax beans 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tsp soy sauce ¼ tsp fresh ginger ¾ tsp lemon […]