NEW! The Benefits of Eating Seasonally

Finding Peak Flavor

Finding Peak Flavor

Better-tasting food isn’t the only benefit of eating seasonally in Arkansas. Fresh fruit and veggies are higher in vitamins and minerals than their shelf-tired or frozen counterparts. You’ll need less salt and sugar to make meals taste great. And if you buy locally grown food, you’ll also support the local economy. You’ll spend less, too—making seasonal eating one of those things that just makes good sense. Watch for more surprising reasons to shop seasonally. watch

LATEST! Recipe Demo

Gazpacho Galore

Gazpacho Galore

Nothing says summer better than the fresh taste and bright red color of gazpacho. It’s fun and easy to prepare and chock-full of a rainbow of nutrients. Here, we show you how to make it—plus some great ways to repurpose the leftovers. watch

Well-Fed You Guides

Summer Salad Guide

Construct hearty summer salads using a seemingly endless combination of ingredients that go great together. Pick in-season fruit, veggies, and fresh herbs for peak flavor. Print this out and take it to the farmer’s market or local grocer, then get creative. Download Guide

Healthy Kitchen Basics

Freezer Fan

Your freezer operates as an extension of the grocery store, making it easy to cook up a great meal in minutes—just thaw, heat, and serve. Buy fruits and veggies in-season and stock your freezer—chop broccoli and toss it in a Ziploc bag; freeze pureed basil in ice cube trays; freeze overly ripe, peeled bananas for smoothies and baking. It makes meal-planning a breeze and saves money, too. watch

THIS MONTH'S RECIPES

Gazpacho Galore

Gazpacho Galore

Simply prepare this soup in advance, refrigerate it, and it’s ready to serve. Yogurt, avocado, and shrimp garnishes make it a satisfying meal. You can also use it as the base for other dishes—drizzle a few tablespoons on a plate and layer with sliced mozzarella and tomatoes, or use the leftover ingredients to make a chopped salad. Gazpacho also freezes well; just heat and serve under grilled fish. read more

BLT Club Salad

BLT Club Salad

We’ve created a salad inspired by your favorite sandwich that you can enjoy anytime. There’s plenty of protein in the turkey breast and turkey bacon, lots of fiber in the mixed greens and garbanzos, and good-for-you fats in the avocado. Enjoy guilt-free! read more

Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

This is a stand-out salad with a generous amount of mixed fresh herbs and a light dressing that enhances the beans and tomatoes. Make this salad once a week for the basis of any lunch or dinner and you’ll be on the road to healthy eating. read more

Gazpacho Galore

Gazpacho Galore

Simply prepare this soup in advance, refrigerate it, and it’s ready to serve. Yogurt, avocado, and shrimp garnishes make it a satisfying meal. You can also use it as the base for other dishes—drizzle a few tablespoons on a plate and layer with sliced mozzarella and tomatoes, or use the leftover ingredients to make a chopped salad. Gazpacho also freezes well; just heat and serve under grilled fish. Continue Reading

BLT Club Salad

BLT Club Salad

We’ve created a salad inspired by your favorite sandwich that you can enjoy anytime. There’s plenty of protein in the turkey breast and turkey bacon, lots of fiber in the mixed greens and garbanzos, and good-for-you fats in the avocado. Enjoy guilt-free! Continue Reading

Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

This is a stand-out salad with a generous amount of mixed fresh herbs and a light dressing that enhances the beans and tomatoes. Make this salad once a week for the basis of any lunch or dinner and you’ll be on the road to healthy eating. Continue Reading