Steel Cut Irish Oats

If you’re used to opening a packet to “make” your oatmeal, you’ll need to learn the basics of cooking oats. But don’t worry. It’s easy! Know Your Oats There are four different kinds of oatmeal each undergoing a different level of processing: Instant oatmeal is packaged in envelopes with sweeteners & flavorings. It takes only […]

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Eat a Rainbow

Eat a Rainbow of Foods Every Day for Health Eating a variety of foods is one of the best ways to ensure that you are getting the fullest range of nutrients in your diet. A fun way to help you and your family choose the right foods is to Eat a Rainbow – choose fresh […]

Potential Nutrient Deficiencies

image credit: ASU Poorly planned vegetarian diets can be relatively low in protein, iron, zinc, vitamin B12, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, retinol (vitamin A), vitamin D, riboflavin (vitamin B2) and iodine. Vegans may have particularly low intakes of vitamin B12 and calcium. Nonetheless, well-balanced vegetarian and vegan diets can meet all these nutrient requirements and […]

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