Recipe Spotlight

Carefree Cookout

Not-So-Sinful Summer Munchin’ by ANDREA NIKOLAI, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Summertime cookouts are a great way to bring people together but can also put your family in a land mine of high fat and high sugar options. Luckily, you can still get the great tastes of sweet, crunchy and savory foods and feel good about […]

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These Recipes Are Mint to Be

Refreshing Recipes to Pluck Straight From Your Garden by RYAN MILEJCZAK Crisp, refreshing mint is a favorite for both beginner and experienced gardeners alike. It’s super easy to grow, beloved by pollinators, and absolutely thrives in the hot and humid Florida climate. There are different kinds of mint, which are all in the genus Mentha,

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Grab-n-Go Grub

Healthy Snacks Don’t Have to Slow Down Your Kids  By RYAN MILEJCZAK Busy kids need healthy foods to stay active and nourish their growing bodies. Extracurricular activities, from sports to 4-H and FFA, require plenty of fuel in the form of food energy. But if you’re a kid on the go, how can you find

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Need a Pepper Picker-Upper?

Stuffed Pepper Recipes Perfect for Ringing In the New Year by RYAN MILEJCZAK Among the many delicious fruits and vegetables grown in Florida, you might not know that bell peppers are one of our biggest crops. In fact, Florida is the largest producer of bell peppers in the U.S. as of 2022. The Florida bell

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Give Thanks With a Florida Flair

by CAROL CORLEY If you’re planning a Thanksgiving meal in Florida, your Thanksgiving might look a bit different from the one the early Pilgrims shared with the Native American Wampanoag people. Their New England harvest would have failed to include some of the foods we enjoy down South, like naval oranges, kumquats, lemons, grapefruit, eggplant,

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