More Papayas Please!

With summer here and the weather getting warmer each day, it’s time to stock up on fruits that offer great taste as well as keeping you cool and refreshed. What fruits come to mind? What fruits do you crave the most on those hot summer days?   You may typically think of watermelon, honeydew, melons,…

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Produce That Has Sprung

Do you find yourself eating the same fruits and vegetables each week? Every time you go to the grocery store, you want to try that new produce you spot, but shy away from it because you just don’t know what it is. So instead, you pick up spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, strawberries once again.   Let’s…

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June Monthly Morsels

The Powerful Papaya By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern When I think of papaya, its bright orange hue reminds me of the sunshine, which tells me that summer is on its way. How fitting is it then, that papaya, an early summer fruit, is the food of the month of June. These long sphere shaped fruits…

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Refreshing Papaya Strawberry Soup with Ginger and Lime

This soup is a great appetizer or dessert for a spring or summer meal. The papaya makes for an extremely soft buttery consistency and sweet, but mellow taste. The small amount of ginger and lime add an extra dimension of flavor and freshness to the dish.

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Papaya Peach Salsa

This salsa makes a great addition to any fish or poultry dish. It has a great balance of sweet, tangy and hot. It can stay in the fridge for a few days, so it can be made in the beginning of the week, and then used throughout the week for various dishes.

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Poppin’ Papayas

What better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than with National Papaya Month!   Papayas are easily the most underrated food; it’s not every day you add this tropical plant to your fruit bowl. Unbeknownst to most, papayas are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants that combat a countless number of diseases. Not to mention,…

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Summer 2011: To Your Health

In this Issue: Healthy BBQ Options this Summer Season • Men’s Health Week – June 13th-19th • Nutritious Tips for a Healthy Camping Experience • Embracing Eye Safety this Summer • The Sweet Nutrition Power of Summer Fruits • Feature Food of the Season: Papaya •Recipe of the Season: Chicken Papaya Salad

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Fall 2006: To Your Health

In this Issue: Lower Your Cholesterol Level NOW! Drink Up…Green Tea for Good Health Growing Old Gracefully Increased Vitamin D Intake May Help Prevent Breast Cancer Helpful Hints for a Healthier Family Decreasing Diabetes Related Complications Enjoy a Nutritious Thanksgiving this Year Feature Food of the Month: Papaya Healthy Recipe: Papaya, Jicama, and Avocado Salad…

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