If your garden is overflowing with tomatoes and you're looking for some cooking inspiration, try this recipe for Tomato Mostarda.
If you want to go blueberry picking in Maine this summer, you're in luck! Check out the Catching Health list of where you can pick blueberries in Maine.
I helped my daughter pick up her family's farm share this week. Their bounty was so plentiful we've been using it in meals all week. You have to try some of our recipes.
How about some strawberry rhubarb pie made with Nona Mac's southern pastry, vegan style!
What's more delicious than freshly picked strawberries? Here's the 2016 Catching Health list of where you can pick strawberries in Maine.
It's asparagus season and thanks to my husband Barry, this wonderful vegetable grows right in our backyard. Learn how to cook it to perfection.
Have you heard of the Mediterranean Diet? It's not really a diet, but a healthy way of eating. Catching Health has some easy and delicious recipes to share.
How many of you have eaten a rutabaga? Do you know what it is? How to cook one? How about roasted rutabagas? I've got a good recipe for you.
Imagine a roomful of people flinging food at each other. It's a food fight! There wasn't too much, if any, flinging at the food fight I was in.
No matter how they are presented to me, I like the taste of almonds and that they're good for me. Here's a recipe to try — for almond biscotti.
If you're looking for something that doesn't take long to make and is good for you, try this recipe for chicken with white beans.
Want to improve your health? Eat kale. I tried it once and didn't like it. Turns out it wasn't cooked properly. We've got the skinny on how to do it right.
Today, we're cooking up some sweet potatoes. So good tasting. And as a source of nutrition, they pack a wallop.
Every week, Catching Health offers up a new healthy food and a recipe. How about spinach feta frittata? Learn how to make it and why spinach is good for you.
Source: Pond5 Guest post by registered dietitian Dave Seddon, MBA RD LD. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association. Winter may be upon us but we don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables—even in climates where you might think it just can’t be done. […]
Want to connect in your kitchen with a prehistoric human ancestor from the Neolithic period? Cook up some lentils! They cheap to buy and full of protein.
Chiles are low in calories and high in nutrients. All that heat is also good for you. See why and try a delicious recipe for roasted cauliflower.
stevepb / Pixabay John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland Branch of the YMCA of Southern Maine wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try (or retry) nine new healthy foods. We’re on number five — mangoes. […]
John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland YMCA, wants us to try a new healthy food every week. Up next — avocados. We even have a recipe.
John Turrell, from the YMCA of Southern Maine, wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try nine new healthy foods.
John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland Branch of the YMCA of Southern Maine, wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try (or retry) nine new healthy foods. Last week was his first recommendation — sardines. They’re rich in protein, calcium, vitamin D, and omega-3 unsaturated fatty acid. This week, it’s quinoa. […]
lola56 / Pixabay Guest post by John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator, Greater Portland Branch, YMCA of Southern Maine. The start of a new year marks the perfect opportunity to revisit familiar menu routines and jump-start healthy eating patterns. Adding a variety of healthy foods to your plate will not only boost overall nutrition in your diet but also broaden your culinary horizons. Instead of trying to find new recipes for the same familiar ingredients, try expanding your palate by incorporating some foods you don’t routinely eat. […]
Courtesy Maine-ly Apples Some people consider apples a superfood, so one a day just might help you stay healthy. There are thousands of varieties to choose from, many of them right here in Maine. I’ve put together a list of some Maine orchards that let you pick your own apples — a great way to spend a late summer/early fall afternoon. […]
Adding nuts to your diet is a smart move for your health. We have some nutty ideas to get you started.
Source: Kath Bartlett Guest post by Kath Bartlett, LAc. Chinese dietary principles stress the importance of eating according to the seasons, as well as our individual constitution. During the warm months of the year, we eat cooling foods; during the cooler months, we eat warming foods. Here are some tips for a beneficial diet for the winter season. […]