April 1st, 2013 at 12:01pm |
This post was written by Kimberly Wolfer, an UNL Dietetic Intern: I hope everyone had an EGGcellent Easter! I spent the day with family and friends. As expected, we participated in all of the customary activities typical of Easter Sunday. We ate too much candy and dyed too many eggs. But now the egg hunt [...]
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March 31st, 2013 at 4:31pm |
Guest blog by Molly Hofker, for Wenninghoff Farm. Last year, we participated in a local CSA with Wenninghoff Farm. It was a wonderful experience, and we blogged about it all summer. We received over 30,000 hits for these blogs alone! Well–spring is here, and we are joining again this year. We thought you might be [...]
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March 29th, 2013 at 10:32am |
A sure sign of spring, is the emergence of fresh asparagus. Asparagus is an excellent source of folacin and vitamin C, thiamine and vitamin B-6. It is also low in calories, and is a source of fiber and potassium. A cup of asparagus only contains 35 calories. When you buy asparagus choose spears with firm, green stalks [...]
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March 8th, 2013 at 12:33pm |
Chickpeas which are also known as garbanzo beans are gaining popularity in the U.S. India is the largest producer of chickpeas, with the U.S. being the 11th leading producer. Leading producers in the U.S. is Idaho, Washington, California and North Dakota. In Nebraska, there is a concentrated area of growers in Alliance, Box Butte County. [...]
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