Power Food this week is Carrots! The carrot is a root vegetable with the most commonly eaten part being the taproot.They are usually orange in color although purple, red, white, and yellow varieties also exist. The vegetable is often pulped, mashed, boiled, puréed, grated, fried,...

This week’s Power Food is Corn! Corn can be eaten fresh, cooked, and popped. An ear or cob of corn is actually part of the flower and an individual kernel is a seed. Corn will always have an even number of rows on each cob. As well...

This week’s Power Food is Pineapples! Pineapples are eaten fresh, juiced, cooked, and preserved and their leaves are even used for insulation in your homes. Believe it or not, Pineapples are a composed of many berries whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core. Individual pineapple...

Start your week with this week's Power Food, Broccoli! Thomas Jefferson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, was a fan of broccoli, importing the seeds from Italy to plant at Monticello. He recorded planting the vegetable there as early as May of...

This week’s Power Food is Apples! Most apples are still picked by hand during autumn. A bushel of apples weighs 42 pounds and will yield 20-24 quarts of applesauce. Eating an apple can help cleanse your teeth and is said to be able to whiten your teeth. Apples are...

This week’s Power Food is Oranges! The word “Orange” was first used for the color and not for the fruit. Oranges can be consumed raw, in the form of juices, marmalade or as a part of various desserts. 85% of globally produced oranges are converted...