Nothing says summer is around the corner like some fresh, juicy papaya, or, better yet, GRILLED papaya! In celebration of Summer and Papaya month, we're giving away 2 months supply of Exclusive Papaya Products to the best of the best papaya-based recipes we receive.
We're looking for a fresh take on papaya. That means something new and different! Leave the highly-processed sugar in the pantry (agave syrup, honey and maple syrup are o.k.) and get creative with seven ingredients or less (don't worry, we won't count basic pantry staples such as oil, salt and pepper).
Maybe try a savory pairing with a hard cheese to create a creamy risotto, or baked into fresh bread for a surprising sandwich, or even grilled up atop your favorite burger (even veggie burgers will do!). Whether you choose to use fresh papaya or dried papaya, your fresh take on summer papaya recipes just might win you lots of Herbal Papaya Products!
Submit your original recipe along with a photo of your dish using the official entry form (click here) by Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 5 PM CST.
Only one entry per person, so make sure you pick your best! Click here to see the complete official rules.
What is the importance of vitamin D in the winter? Well, firstly we need to know what the importance of vitamin D is no matter what the season is, summer, fall, spring. Without the right amount of vitamin D in your body you could struggle to regulate your calcium and phosphorus intake. When this is the case then the maintenance of your healthy teeth and bones decreases. Everyone wants that billion dollar smile, and vitamin D plays a big part in getting there, and maintaining it. Vitamin D does not just help with your outside appearance, it goes deeper into your body too. It supports your immune system, your nervous system and your brain. Seems to be an all rounder, right?!
Let’s face it, there is nothing like snuggling up inside and spoiling yourself with comfort eats when the cold weather blows in. Tempting we know.
These days, the topic of the healthiest oils for cooking is a hot one. And with the wealth of options we have available, there is some confusion surrounding the healthiest oils to use.
The matter has not been helped by new entrants who have joined the healthy oils fray. Coconut oil, for example. Or butter, which is making a comeback after a long absence triggered by claims that the creamy condiment causes diabetes, obesity and is bad for the heart, assertions that have since been refuted.