May 2016 Challenge Calendar - Linwood

May 2016 Produce Challenge Calendar

A new month is here and that means a new #ProduceChallenge! Are you up to the challenge?  Who should take the #ProduceChallenge? People who want to eat more fruits and vegetables. People who are tired of eating the same few fruits and vegetables week after week. People who are looking for new and exciting way to cook & bake with fruits and vegetables. Parents who want strategies to get their children to eat more fruits and veggies. Parents who are looking for kid-friendly recipes. People who want to learn more about where their food comes from and how it’s grown. People who are interested... Read more →

Memorial Day recipes

Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. The best part of this holiday is honoring our country’s heroes. But this holiday weekend also is full of food. If you want to bring an easy dish that won’t spoil at your outdoor celebration, try one of these Memorial Day recipes! Read more →

The Produce Mom celebrates National Salad Month - Hoosier Salad

Celebrating National Salad Month with the Hoosier Salad

Happy National Salad Month! This morning on Indy Style, I celebrated National Salad Month with five unique salads, only two included greens. Lettuce is not required for salads!I Hoosier Salad is full of the flavors grown in Indiana, including greens, cantaloupe, corn, bacon, asparagus, shrimp, blackberries, black walnuts, and feta cheese. It’s topped off with a Dijon vinaigrette. Read more →

How to Select, Store and Serve Cherries | Cherry Recipes

Cherries: How to Select, Store and Serve

Cherries were brought to North America by English colonists in the 1600s, and thank goodness for that! Could you imagine summer without cherries? Is life without cherry pie really life at all?! If you can’t tell, we’re big fans of cherries around here! Rainier, Chelan, Bing...we love them all. And really, what’s not to love? They’re sweet, juicy and provide our bodies with all sorts of nutrients. Read more →

Homemade REAL Fruit Popsicles

Homemade REAL Fruit Popsicles

When you make your own popsicles you can control the ingredients that go into them. It is possible to create wonderful tasting, SWEET popsicles using fresh fruit. No added sugar necessary! Read more →