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Eat your Green Vegetables for St. Patrick’s Day!

March 15, 2016

Eat Green on St. Patrick's Day

March ushers in many things:  Spring, occasionally Easter and Passover, Spring break and of course St. Patrick’s Day. Cabbage paired with corned beef is the traditional dish to mark the day.  Cabbage is rich in Vitamin K and Vitamin C, which promotes healthy immune systems and wards off diseases such... Read More »

Spotlight: Habanero Peppers

January 26, 2016

peppers at Scott Street Tomato House

Since the weather outside is cold, it seems like a good time to talk about something warm. . . , er spicy, . . .er, downright HOT!  Hot is the understated description of the Habanero pepper.  Habanero peppers are at the Very Hot end of the Scoville Scale, with a... Read More »

Vegetables in Soups!

January 11, 2016

Fresh Tomato Soup with Scott Street Tomatoes

Now that the weather is finally feeling like winter, many of us are thinking about a warm bowl of soup for lunch or dinner.  Making your own homemade soup is a lot easier than many people realize, and the taste of homemade soup (such as tomato soup) beats a canned variety... Read More »

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

December 28, 2015

From Thanksgiving to New Years, eating rich tasty treats is a participation sport.  Cakes, cookies and even fruits and vegetables get all dressed up in sauces that are sugary, fattening or both.  In January, health clubs and diet centers are packed with people who over-indulged and are looking to lose... Read More »

Just Desserts!

December 14, 2015

Bananas at Scott Street Tomato House

All vegetables and fruits do not have to be on the savory side.  Many fruits and vegetables can be used in tasty desserts!  Dessert is an excellent pathway to sneak healthy fruits and vegetables into one’s diet.  At Christmas,  with so many unhealthy choices around, it is nice to have... Read More »