Did you use your FNS/SNAP benefits to grow a garden of fresh herbs and vegetables this summer? Or did you use your benefits to stock up on summer staples at the farmers’ market?
Summer has come to an end, but your kitchen may still be overflowing with your summer harvest of basil, tomatoes, okra, peaches, and squash! This certainly is a good dilemma to have, but you’ll want to use or preserve these items soon, so they don’t go to waste.
When you want a quick and inexpensive meal, ordering a pizza sounds like a good option. The pizza delivery chain near my house offers a medium 2-topping pizza for $8.99. If you want it delivered that will cost $2 more, and that will usually take about 30-40 minutes.
August is National Peach Month, so it’s the perfect time to celebrate this juicy fruit.
During the summer you can find a wide variety of seasonal produce in the grocery store and at farmers’ markets. One benefit of buying produce while it’s in season is that it often costs you less money. It always seems to taste better too!
It’s that time of year again. Summer is here and the temperatures are rising. When it’s hot outside, staying hydrated is very important. Last year we posted a blog, Beat the Heat, which provided a list of thirst quenching foods that you can eat to help stay hydrated throughout these sweltering summer months.