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The History of Maryland’s Silver Queen Corn
The history of Maryland’s famous Silver Queen sweet corn is truly the story of America itself! America was built on the principles of democracy – we scorned and rejected England’s monarchy and vowed to never let one power reign supreme unchecked. But in the realm of sweet corn in Maryland, one lady had ultimate power for 20 years, a respectable dynasty by most first world standards.
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Summer Honey Salmon is a Heart-Healthy Meal
Few foods bring as many health contributions to the table as delicious and juicy as a combination of honey and salmon. Not only is it an excellent source of high quality protein, it's also low in cholesterol and high in nutrients like vitamins A, D, B6 and B2, niacin, riboflavin, calcium, iron, zinc, and phosphorus. Salmon contains an abundance of good fats, and is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids which have been linked to increased heart health and brain function.
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The Health Benefits of Fresh Summer Honey
Honey is a popular addition to many diets, but it’s been shown to have certain effects beyond the culinary. Many might not know that, while it’s not only delicious, fresh honey can be used by many as a treatment for allergies and for its antibacterial properties. In fact, people have been using honey for these very purposes since the ancient times.
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Healthy Recipes for Your Summer Block Party
Summer is the best time of year for a block party, and every host knows that drinks and food turn an event into a party! Serving healthy snacks and treats at your summer block party is a great way to ensure everyone still feels like taking a dip in the pool afterwards, instead of just taking a nap. Here are some of our best ideas for healthy recipes that you can serve at your summer block party.
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Allison Rouse
Corn on the Cob as a Perfect Summer Treat!
With summer in full swing, one of the healthiest and most versatile foods that you can munch on is fresh corn on the cob. Aside from being a perfect side-dish all on its own, the options for preparing different variations are nearly endless.
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Healthy Summer Work Lunches
While you may always make it a point to serve your family and visitors to your home healthy and fun summer fare, once Monday rolls around, it isn’t always as convenient to treat your own personal daily meals with the same care and concern. With that in mind, here are a few ideas to make your own lunches as satisfying and healthy
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Make Your Own Energy-Boosting Trail Mix!
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be incredibly tricky in a world full of fast food, deliciously terrible-for-you options, and overworked people who don’t want to cook after a long day at work. Luckily, trail mix is a healthy option for snacking that can boost your energy and save you time during preparation.
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April Brings More Than Showers: The Best Fresh Foods for Healthy Eating
Spring is the easiest time of year to take stock of your eating habits and to try and include some fresh fare into your favorite meals. As April is around the corner, why not have a look at some of this month’s tastiest fresh produce and kick start a season of healthy eating for you and your family?
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