Red Apple with Heart Cut-outEat Healthy Be Active LogoAn apple a day…it is a good source of fiber, vitamin C and contains no fat! Visit/like the Eat Healthy Be Active Facebook page for some simple recipes.

Jars of preserved foodsLas Vegas is not known for home gardening but recently there have been quiet changes in backyards across the valley. Shade tree and shrub sales are down but sales of fruit tree and vegetable transplants are up. Las Vegans have been converting parts of their desert landscapes to local food production and liking it! What to do with all those apricots, grapes and zucchinis? Preserve them as jams, jellies, pickles and relishes. For more information about the Master Food Preserver class, click here!