I AM AN… ASPARAGUS

Hi there. My name is Alexander – you know, as in Alexander the Great, or Alexander Graham Bell – and I am proud to say, I’m an asparagus. It’s hard to believe that anyone with as much class as me could possibly be related to the lowly onion or leek, but I’m afraid it’s true…

CHRISTMAS AND CRANBERRIES

Well, you just never know what you’re going to find by accident when you are looking for interesting articles to write about. I was looking for Christmas stuff for our December Issue and also looking for wonderful Christmas Recipes because we get the greatest number of comments about our jokes (good and bad) and our…

I AM AN… APPLE

Remember the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Well, like many sayings, this one happens to be mostly true. We are, in fact, very, very good for you. Researchers have said we may reduce the risk of colon, prostate, and lung cancer. We’re a rich source of antioxidant compounds. We may also help combat heart disease, promote weight loss, and our fiber can assist in controlling cholesterol.

I AM AN ONION

These days most people’s minds do not wander to greatness when they think of the onion. Ah, but that was not always the case. There have been many times through the course of time that we have been viewed as a very important vegetable indeed.

I AM A……….GINGER

I may be a little strange looking to some with my knobby arms and legs but don’t let that fool you. Looks aren’t everything, remember don’t judge a book by its cover! You are going to be very surprised to find out how healthy I am for you and then you may look at me in a different light. I am so good for you I’m not even sure where to start.