Saving money is a popular rationale for starting a vegetable garden at home. A commonly cited statistic suggests that home gardeners can expect a return of $8 worth of produce for each $1 they invest in seeds, starts, fertilizers and pest control.
If you haven't had the time or inclination to pack an afternoon (after-school) snack, you'll likely find yourself in front of your dorm or office vending machine, gazing into that treat-filled tower and clutching your one dollar bill until you have finally decided how to spend it.
This juice takes a few minutes to prepare and will keep you energized and full into your mid-morning snack. Get creative and experiment with a vast array of fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables each time.
It's the first of spring. What better time to clear out dusty old myths for the truth... Here are some of the ones I've heard recently about diets and dieting that aren't true. Take a look and let me know the other ones you're wondering about.
Ask a random passerby when was the last time he or she had turnips, and you're likely to get one of the following responses: "Hmm-mm -- 1973?" or "Not since my mother made me eat them when I was six" or -- the most likely -- "Huh?"