The leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping, and the grocery store shelves are full of Holiday candy. This means the fall harvest is in full swing. Virginia has much to offer for the fall produce season. Besides the classic pumpkin, you can find fresh broccoli, pears, beets, kale, spinach, peppers, sweet potatoes, and much more.… Continue Reading Fall Harvest: Shopping and Eating In-Season
As we approach the upcoming holiday season, you may be preparing for travel, getting ready to enjoy quality time with loved ones, as well as planning your family’s traditional holiday meals. You may even look forward to preparing and enjoying these comfort dishes every year! The holidays can be a costly time of year for… Continue Reading Shopping Smart This Holiday Season
In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day. Read more to learn about these holidays and observances and get tips for how to celebrate. Valentine’s Day On February 14th of each year, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. We have all seen the modern love-themed cards, pink hearts, and candy… Continue Reading Celebrating February: Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day!
September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. First introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown in 1968, this month serves as a recognition for the many roles that Hispanic individuals have played in our communities around the country. The dates are significant because these they represent the Independence Day celebrations of five Hispanic… Continue Reading Hispanic Heritage Month
Desde el 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, es el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. En 1968, el congresista de California George E. Brown presentó por primera vez, este mes como un reconocimiento a los muchos roles que los hispanos han desempeñado en nuestras comunidades en todo el país. Las fechas son significativas porque… Continue Reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana
The New Year is usually the perfect time to make changes toward a healthier lifestyle. However, this last year was anything but ordinary, and we’re not quite close to getting back to normal. So many of us are facing challenges that make every day more difficult, so it’s understandable if making a resolution to eat… Continue Reading Healthy Resolutions for Your Body and Mind
Did you know that citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruits are best during the winter months? Make the most of bright flavors with these smart winter recipes!
The holiday season is a great time to enjoy great food and great company. Our gatherings might look a little different this year, keeping celebrations to only those you live with, so it’s even more important than ever to prioritize your health during these times.
We could all move more during the Thanksgiving holiday! Get your heart rate up and try this 20-minute, at-home workout. Better yet, invite those you live with to join you!
Running, jogging, or walking a Thanksgiving turkey trot or fun run is a popular tradition for families all over Virginia. For others, it may be the last thing they’d want to do on Thanksgiving morning. Whether your Thanksgiving plans include the same race every year or this is your first wobble across the finish line,… Continue Reading 2020 Turkey Trots