How to Roast Red Peppers

When you end up with too many red peppers at home, roast them! It is a great way to bring out the flavor of your peppers, whether you grew them yourself or bought them at the farmers market.

Every fall I end up with a surplus of red peppers in my fridge due to a combination of good deals at the farmers market (usually $1 per pepper) and a good harvest from my garden. Important note here; if you’re buying farmers market peppers early in the season (July or August in the mid west) they likely be $2 or more per pepper. Wait! At some point in September there be a weekend where there will be a great deal on peppers; be ready to stock up!

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How to Shop for Seafood

Shopping for seafood doesn’t have to be difficult. I created an easy to read guide to help you pick the best seafood and get what you are paying for.

You should eat salmon and other healthy, fatty fish every week. Use this guide to help you purchase the best seafood

As a dietitian I talk to a lot of people about their eating habits. I tend to see and hear the same thing over and over again both in individual counseling sessions and in my group classes; I know what I should be doing, it’s hard to actually do it. The difference between the easy choice and the healthy one is often not in the knowledge of what to do but how to do it consistently and most importantly how to make it easy.

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