The sun is shining, the temps are creeping up, and you can't wait to nosh on some summery eats from the grill. But what if you're not so well-versed in barbecue-ology? Have no fear! We have you covered. Prepared to be schooled in the world of grilled foods.
There's a reason why our activity levels go down in the winter months — we're too busy basking in the comforts of our warm and cozy homes! It's true that braving the cold takes some effort, but the rewards far out-weigh the frost-bite!
Eating in-season can be a pretty big struggle when the ground is frozen and the farmer's markets are closed. Luckily, there are a handful of really great produce options that can help make the long, cold winter much more delicious. Check out these seasonal options while you wait for spring to show up.
I'm going to let you in on a little secret—my favorite part of pumpkin carving isn't picking out the pattern or admiring my handiwork, it's scooping out the pumpkin guts! Why? Well, first of all, it's strangely satisfying to stick your hand in a pumpkin and pull out a big handful of pumpkin goo, isn't it? Secondly, the seeds! Roasting pumpkin seeds after carving is a tradition in our house. Not only is it fun and seasonally-appropriate, but pumpkin seeds are also nutritional rockstars! Pumpkin seeds are an awesome source of zinc, vitamin E, and manganese.
Fall is hands down my favorite season. I’ve come to realize that, as Minnesotans, we spend most of the year either miserably cold or uncomfortably hot so Fall is our one reprieve—a treat from nature that we remember fondly when we’re waist deep in a snow bank. Besides the blissfully perfect weather, Fall offers up some of the most nutritious and versatile produce. A foodie’s dream.
Selecting produce is much like selecting a mate. You want it to look a certain way, encourage you to try new things, and most importantly, leave you feeling satisfied. Are we naïve to think that we can find all of that in one place? If only there were an online match service to help you find that perfect one…
The October Health to-dos are in! These to-dos are full of easy changes that will help you gain perspective on long-term goals for your health and well-being. Last month, we tasked you with a daily walk, getting organized, and treating yourself. Let's see what healthy challenges lie ahead for October...
As fall rolls in (and it has been rolling in here in Minnesota), I can't help but notice how dry my skin is. I usually have an oily complexion, but now I catch myself reaching for my moisturizer during the day. Creating a structured skin regimen is crucial in order to keep your skin looking healthy this fall. Here’s how to get a smooth, healthy fall complexion in just 7- minutes per day! Let's get started!
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