Posts Tagged "Berries"

Blueberries – A Small but Mighty Fruit

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Blueberries – A Small but Mighty Fruit

Don’t let the tiny size fool you, blueberries are jam packed with health benefits. This powerful fruit is actually categorized as a super food. Therefore, there’s no better way to showcase all that blueberries have to offer than by celebrating National Blueberry Month this July!   For years the North American Blueberry Council (NABC) worked with the USDA to have the month of July proclaimed as National Blueberry Month. In July 2003, the NABC was successful in their...

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Get Berry Excited this July

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Get Berry Excited this July

July is National Berry Month, so what better way to celebrate than learn all about the benefits of berries and different ways to incorporate them into your daily eating pattern?   Berries, like blueberries, strawberries and raspberries contain a wide variety of antioxidants, which can help in preventing cancer. They are very nutrient dense without being high in calories and contain natural sugars so they are a healthy alternative to sugary treats.   Berries can be very versatile so...

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Give Your Salad a Makeover

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Give Your Salad a Makeover

May is National Salad Month and while this may not excite many people, I am a huge salad fan, especially this month. I feel like this year the weather went from snow days to beach days practically overnight. During these warm days I notice my appetite changes my body wants more cold dishes than hot ones. Cue the salads!   I truly believe that salads only get a bad reputation because you have not yet made yourself a great salad. We aren’t talking a wedge of iceberg lettuce and some...

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A Juicy Bite at Health

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

A Juicy Bite at Health

Strawberries are among the most eaten fresh fruits enjoyed in the United States, so it is no wonder why today, February 27, is National Strawberry Day. While strawberries are available for fresh picking across the country, most of the strawberries you will buy from a grocery store will be from California or Florida due to their warm climates. This means that strawberries are available in stores throughout the whole year, although peak season runs April through June. Depending where you live,...

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Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Flip Out for Blueberry Pancakes

As the month is coming to a close and the weather is getting even colder, take some time on January 28th to celebrate National Blueberry Pancake Day! I have searched for any reason that this special day is dedicated to a certain type of pancake to no avail, so I’ve put together my own list of reasons Blueberry Pancake Day is worth celebrating.   First, pancakes are a traditional breakfast food, and we have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After a night of...

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