Growing up, my mom always kept a weekly menu in a journal in the kitchen, planning meals for the week on Sundays. I never really appreciated this until I had my own family and was at a complete loss for meal planning. Until one day, it finally clicked that she was onto something -- and it only took 36 years!
It's hard to compete with love and chocolate on Valentine's Day. The health benefits of both a loving partner and dark chocolate are well-documented. But this Valentine's Day, hearts across the country, and especially in our food deserts, will get an extra boost in the form of President Obama's recently signed Farm Bill.