TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Opal Apples

[1] Opal apples: golden beauties (both photos courtesy Golden Sun Marketing). [2] Slice it and enjoy it, without any browning. [2] Growing in the sunshine.   The most food excitement we’ve had recently in our house is…an apple. Not just any apple, but The Opal® apple, a relatively new breed that has finely made its…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Look For Functional Foods

This rice mix adds high-nutrition chia seed to deliver more “functionality” with each bite. Photo courtesy RiceSelect.   The first functional food we remember, long before the term existed, was Tropicana Orange Juice fortified with calcium and vitamin D. We quickly understood the benefit: Just by eating a particular food that had been fortified, we’d…
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