The fall season brings along beautiful warm colored leaves, cozy flannel, trips to apple orchards and of course – pumpkins. Belonging to the same family as squashes, pumpkins pack in a plethora of nutrients. A single cup of pumpkin provides 7 grams of fiber to aid in digestion and a third of the daily need for vitamin K. Its bright… Read More »The Benefits of Pumpkins with Four Recipes
As we head further into the Autumn, a fresh harvest of in-season produce is calling. In the fall, Michiganders can take advantage of grapes, green beans, corn zucchini, cabbage and of course – apples. A family trip to the apple orchard is a great way to teach kids about healthy produce while packing in some steps. Sometimes known as nature’s… Read More »Michigan In-Season Produce: Apples
Tailgating food is doesn’t have to be unhealthy, enter – taco bar. Hosting a taco bar for a tailgate can mean a mix of purchasing pre-prepared ingredients and making a few easy recipes at home. The key to a successful healthy taco bar is to offer a variety of lean proteins and vegetables in a tasty way. The size of… Read More »Healthy Tailgating at Home – Taco Bar
This refreshing but earth appetizer or salad loads up on vitamin C and plenty of antioxidants. Pro tip: wear gloves and avoid white clothing when preparing beets as their bright pigment is known to stain skin and clothing. Serves 2 Ingredients For the salad 4 beets 4 navel oranges 2 blood or raspberry oranges 1/8 cup goat cheese, crumbled 1/4… Read More »Braised Beet and Orange Salad
It’s fall and you know what that means…pumpkin-flavored everything! If you’re not a pumpkin fan, there’s a plentiful variety of fall produce that is also in season. Based on traditional Michigan crop harvest calendars, here are some of the best fruits and veggies to select in the fall: Apples – with varieties like Macintosh and Honeycrisp available as early as September, apples are great… Read More »Avoid Pumpkin Overload With These 6 Michigan Fall Fruits and Veggies
Upland Hills Farm Fall Harvest Festival is a great place for families to sit back, relax, and enjoy the country on a real working farm.
It’s almost fall and you know what that means…pumpkin flavored everything! If you’re not a pumpkin fan though, fear not, a plentiful variety of fall produce are also in season.
What if it rains on Halloween? We have you covered with these fun indoor Metro Detroit Halloween Events for 2019! Candy Land Ferndale They are located at Ferndale Free Methodist Church 1950 Woodward Heights, Ferndale, MI 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm We hope you’ll join us at this year’s Candy Land event. It’s a fun, safe event where kids from our… Read More »Indoor Metro Detroit Halloween Events 2019
Halloween is creeping up, which means that soon your little ones will be running around your neighborhood, decked out in costumes and collecting as much candy as possible! While you probably don’t need to cook anything super sweet this week—trick-or-treating will keep your little ones stocked with sugary goodies—you may want something a little healthier to enjoy that’s still in… Read More »Need Quick, Healthy Halloween Treats? We’ve Got Spooky, Fun Recipes Here!
Halloween is a chance for kids to put on creative costumes and pretend to be something else for the night. But whether your little one is dressing up as a pretty princess or frightening ghost, you’ll want to make sure they stay safe. And that’s where these tips come in. They’ll ensure your kids trick-or-treat without putting themselves at risk.… Read More »Halloween Costumes: Dress Up For Spooky-Yet-Safe Fun