Have you ever made a decision that you know would affect the people around you? You know deep down that it’s the best thing for you, but the reactions you get from people are mixed. I was apprehensive about telling you, because I was afraid of back-sliding. New Years resolutions typically fade in practice after a few weeks, but I feel more comfortable telling you now, because this change has made my soul happier, my body happier, and I feel it’s the path that is meant for me right now.
Have you ever made your own granola before? Making your own is so much easier than you may think, and you probably have everything in your pantry RIGHT NOW. Mind => BLOWN! Let’s get to it. (Don’t you just want to dive right into that sea of delicious oats, pecans, and cherries?!)
Welcome to the first “Feed Your Brain, Rock Star” of the year! I realize that in the past, this column has been all over the place. The lists contained things that interest me, but may not interest you. I get super excited about tech stuff, metal stuff, and all kinds of other stuff too. Things got a little hap-hazard, and for that, I apologize. There’s nothing wrong with experimenting, and now that I’ve done it, I’ve come to the conclusion that this is a food blog – therefore we need links that relate to food, even if it’s just a little bit!
I have a fortunate relationship with a fantastic produce company – Melissa’s Produce, and was recently invited to their holiday party. They are the leader in specialty produce, and at the party, they revealed their top 10 produce trends for 2016. You’re the first to know besides me, but before we get started, did you know that the USDA recommends 7-13 servings of fruit and vegetables per day? PER DAY! It may sound like quite a bit, but it’s really not, it just takes a little research and determination to get yourself there!
So, without further ado – the top 10 food trends to look out for in 2016!