| Posted On Aug 31, 2011 | By:

You Say Tomato…I Say Superfood

Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about late summer in New England is the abundance of tomatoes in my garden.  While I am usually more of a flower gardener, I like to grow a few tomato plants because there is nothing quite like the taste of a fresh-from-the-vine, warm-from-the-sun tomato.  The problem, as my fellow gardeners know, is that when it rains, it pours, and it’s pouring tomatoes right now!

I’ve already picked more than I can count,

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| Posted On May 10, 2011 | By:

West Roxbury SMArt Kids: “Rainbow Foods”

Our April SMArt Kids session, which focused on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption, could not have come at a better time, as we move into Spring and the warmer, more bountiful months in New England. 

We all enjoyed learning how to make a tasty and satisfying salad using Romaine lettuce (rich in Vitamin A, C, K and folate), strawberries (rich in Vitamin C), walnuts (filled with protein and Vitamin E) and a light raspberry vinaigrette dressing. 

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