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Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

October 18, 2018

Aside from getting to dress up and watch scary movies, we know that the one thing most children (and probably some adults too) look forward to most about Halloween is the candy. But even though we love chocolates, sour candies and other sweets too, we also know that they aren’t ideal for our bodies when consumed in large quantities.

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With that said, we’d like to share some healthier alternatives that you can have in the house as Halloween approaches this year. Take a look below:

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Nutritious Fall Fruits and Vegetables

September 20, 2018

Yes, the end of summer means saying goodbye to your pool, the beach, and your favorite berries. But there’s a lot more to fall than hayrides and Halloween (though we’re certainly looking forward to those). We’re talking, of course, about all of the incredible fruits and vegetables that come along with the changing of the seasons! But our fall favorites are good for a lot more than just getting us in the autumn spirit, they’re also rich in vitamins and minerals — meaning we can all snack guilt-free! Continue Reading…

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Healthy Snacks to Pack for School

August 14, 2018

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t have a ton to look forward to – there’s apple picking, pumpkin picking, sweater weather and so much more in our futures. But before we can get to enjoying all that, there’s one other thing we have to get through first – the beginning of the back-to-school season.

For children, this entails tasks such as preparing school supplies and finishing summer reading reports, and for parents, this includes organizing drop-off and pick-up schedules, as well as finding lunch and snack ideas for their kids to utilize throughout the week.

Today, we’re here to help with the latter – keep reading for some of our favorite healthy snacks for school.

A multi-ehthnic group of elementary age children are sitting together at a table eating their healthy snacks full of apples, carrots, and celery.

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Debunking The Most Common Fruit Myths

April 25, 2018

We’ve all heard a good myth or two in our lives, like that the Great Wall of China is visible from space, or that goldfish only have a 3 second memory (for the record, you unfortunately can’t see the Great Wall of China from space and goldfish are believed to have a memory of about three years!). The world is full of misconceptions — especially when it comes to some of our favorite fruits. Though we may not be able to tell you how they got started, we can tell you that these are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about fruit (and the truth behind them).

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Late Summer Fruit Gardening Tips

August 18, 2017

We hate to say it, but we’ve officially reached the last full month of summer — *cue the communal “awww.”* But alas! There is some good news. As we prepare to say “goodbye” to summer, we say “hello” to a new crop of delicious fall fruits that have been patiently waiting to make their appearance. Keep your crops thriving throughout the fall with a little help from us. Continue Reading…

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Which Grapes Make the Best Wines?

August 17, 2017

It’s a question wine connoisseurs (and those of us who just enjoy a drink at the end of a long day) have been asking for centuries — which grapes make the best wines? While there’s plenty that goes into making a delicious bottle of wine, arguably the most important aspect is how the grapes are grown. Whether your palate leans more red or white, dry or sweet, here’s a little bit of information regarding how and where your favorite grapes are grown. Continue Reading…

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Clever Ways to Keep Your Summer Fruits Fresh

August 14, 2017

With fall just a few weeks away, homes across America are working hard to accomplish one very important thing — prolonging the lives of their favorite summer fruits. Soon, finding perfectly ripe watermelons and berries will become increasingly difficult (if you’re looking anywhere other than Fruit Bouquets, that is). Make your favorite fruits last a bit longer with our tips on the best storage methods for each of these sweet treats. Continue Reading…

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How to Say ‘Fruit’ In 50 Different Languages

July 17, 2017

If you live in Thailand, odds are you love purple mangosteen with your breakfast. If you live in Haiti, you probably prefer gooseberries in the morning. Every country has their own favorite sweet treat, but no matter what your favorite fruit is, one thing is clear: a love of good fruit is universal! So whether you’re just curious, or you want to know how to order fruit on your next international trip, we thought we’d share 50 different ways to say “fruit” around the world.

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Fruits and Flowers That are Safe for Dogs to Eat

June 28, 2017

Pets are pretty curious — especially when it comes to what they can eat. So it’s no surprise that dog owners often find their furry friends snacking on things they shouldn’t be. So the next time you’re sitting in your garden or around the kitchen table, rest assured knowing that your dog is safe around these flowers, fruits, and vegetables.  Continue Reading…

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Best Exotic Fruits & Vegetables to Try in the Spring

March 24, 2017

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Ah spring! Long have we waited for you to arrive. Winter may have stuck around for our friends on the East Coast a bit longer than expected, but warm weather is just around the corner. And along with every new season, we get fresh, new and exotic fruits! If spring cleaning also means trying to clean up the way you eat, start by adding these delicious in season fruits to your diet now: Continue Reading…