Without a doubt, candy is by far the best part about Halloween. As a kid, I loved getting dressed up in my finest princess costume and ringing a series of doorbells, desperately hoping for the good candy bars like Snickers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups or 3 Musketeers.
Ahhhhh, summer. Those lazy days that seem to last forever and go by in the blink of an eye at the same time. Endless summer nights, sunshine, and the delicious smell of barbecue permanently in the air. What better time to throw together a party?
Having kids can mean having a lot of stuff, not all of which is made from eco-friendly materials. However, if you’re like many parents, you want your children to have a clean, healthy planet to live in when they grow up.
The USDA’s Dietary Guidelines recommend adults eat anywhere from five to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. While meeting or exceeding your recommended daily dose is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle, it’s just as important to ensure that you’re consuming produce safely.
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s slogan, “Personalize Your Plate,” highlights that the approach to a healthy lifestyle should be as individualized as the person seeking to make positive nutritional changes.
Mainland Japan’s food culture continues to migrate to Okinawa, and every year new Japanese chain restaurants pop up on the island. Even items that were unique to the mainland like “Ehoumaki,” a sushi roll eaten on the day of Setsubun, are now common on Okinawa.