Easy to Grow Cold Season Vegetables

As many of us will not have had the summers we planned for this year, it seems a little hard to be thinking about the winter. But one of the best things about the colder seasons is that they allow us to feast on steaming bowls of soup, chill-blasting casseroles and warming stews. Vegetables are essential to these comforting dishes. And they might be easier to grow than you think! Here is a selection of some hardy vegetables that you can still pick in the winter to make the freshest of winter dishes.

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What You Crave May Tell You Something

When you are looking for a snack, what do you usually reach for? Does your food craving change if you are at the movie theater, in the middle of a tough work day, or settling into a comfortable chair or couch after a big meal?

While the scientific literature is not conclusive as to whether individual food cravings can be causally linked to nutrient insufficiencies, an individual’s relationship with food cravings clearly represents a unique biopsychosocial matrix. Like anything, it can be complicated.

“Our bodies are our gardens our will are our gardeners.”

William Shakespeare

“The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.”

Tom Vilsack