On Wednesday of next week I will be celebrating Healthy Kids Day with Sage Fruit! As you know, Sage Fruit is one of the produce industry’s leading brands for Washington Apples, Pears & Cherries. They are based out of Yakima, Washington & I just learned today that temps can reach well over 100 during the [...]
We are approaching Earth Day – it’s in just 1 week! I have joined forces with Earthbound Farm & our celebrations for April 22nd start NOW. I’m encouraging each & every one of you to SHOP LIKE THE EARTH DEPENDS ON IT…. every cart at the grocery store counts! Simple modifications are highly-effective & that’s [...]
Well, ladies & gents… we are almost 1 week into our “New Year, New You” promotion with Sage Fruit’s Biggest Loser Apples. I started tracking my calories 2 weeks ago & am down 4 inches. Yes. I am measuring myself. I’m also weighing in before my Friday morning bootcamp, using My Fitness Pal & gaining [...]
2012 will forever be remembered as the “Year of the Produce Mom” in my household. I have enjoyed reminiscing on this incredible venture as we approach The Produce Mom’s 1 year anniversary & the beginning of 2013. One of the top highlights of 2012 was my trip to Disneyland in Anaheim, California! The Produce Marketing [...]
My personal network has been instrumental in the growth of The Produce Mom. This has been a true grassroots process. My friend’s husband designed the logo. My co-workers’ cousin manages this website. My Aunt Jean proudly carries her Produce Mom tote during her weekly shopping trips to Kohl’s & CVS. From the local media, to [...]
I recently did a news segment on serving fresh, healthy foods to young children at birthday parties. I made trays based off my favorite Sesame Street characters.
We had peas for dinner Wednesday night. Mac enjoyed a nice meal outside on the patio with his buddy, Molly.
I’ve been The Produce Mom for 211 days. I’ve grown so much. I’ve worked harder in the last 7 months than I have worked in the last 31 years of my life.
Watermelons & Tomatoes… Summertime superstars. Most people know that tomatoes are a great source of lycopene – did you know that watermelons are also a great source of this phytochemical?
I have been spoiled the last few months – every Thursday has been spent in the test kitchen preparing for the Solstice menu change. I spend Thursdays with Chef Concetta.