Archive for August, 2013

Tomato Recipe- Bruschetta!

Tomato Recipe- Bruschetta!

Tomato-basil bruschetta    Italian bruschetta (pronounced “brusketta”) is a wonderful way to capture the flavors of ripe summer tomatoes, fresh garden basil, and garlic. It is my favorite way to eat cherry or grape tomatoes, I truly enjoy the flavors incorporated by the tomatoes in combination with fresh mozzarella cheese, basil and olive oil! This simple dish adds […]

Back to School Nutrition!

EARN AN “A” IN LUNCH Back to School Nutrition With the sound of school bells just around the corner, it’s important to refocus your efforts to ensure your child’s health is top priority when the busy school year begins. Providing healthful meals and encouraging physical activity are essential for your child’s growth and development, and […]

Food for Thought: Tomatoes!

A tomato is the edible, often red fruit from the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. Both the species and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread around the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. The tomato is botanically a fruit, but it is considered a vegetable for culinary purposes. The tomato belongs to the […]