It’s National Avocado Day! Did you know that avocados contain more potassium than bananas, are loaded with fiber and can help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels? We are thrilled to share our favorite (and simplest) guacamole recipe with you.
Exercise is essential for people of all ages. Just because you pass a certain age doesn’t mean regular physical activity becomes any less important. In fact, seniors need exercise as much as ever, perhaps more given the gradual decline in physical strength and mobility that accompanies the aging process.
It is early July, and peak strawberry season in Connecticut is winding down. Farm markets have been bursting with baskets of fragile red berries, this being the only time of year when it is really worth eating these little delicacies.
Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic spring time combination, and a gorgeous execution of this was found recently on the seasonal tasting menu at Gramercy Tavern http://www.gramercytavern.com , a ceviche of tiny scallops made with rhubarb juice and perfect, sweet red strawberry chunks.
Nothing says summer like homemade pesto...and fortuitously our first batch of fresh basil is ready to be harvested. Today we are pairing our favorite pesto with angel hair pasta. It requires just a few ingredients with very little prep time. Give this easy weekend dinner recipe a try and let us know how you like it!