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September 2013

September Recipe: Jalapenos


Peppers are plentiful in Colorado, especially in the Pueblo area where they are celebrated each year during the Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival, which will occur September 20-22, 2013. In addition to adding a spicy flare to recipes, jalapeƱos are also nutritious. They are low fat, sodium free and are an excellent source of Vitamin […]



August 2013

August Recipe: Peaches


Warm summer days and cool nights help create the sweet and juicy peaches Coloradans crave. The state produced 24 million pounds of peaches in 2011. Select peaches that are slightly soft to the touch are free of bruises and have a fragrant smell. Peaches are low fat, sodium free and a good source of Vitamin […]



July 2013

July Recipe: Watermelon Salsa


Each month the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown in the state. For the month of July, we are featuring watermelon. Here are a few fun facts for you: Watermelon is 92% water and is a cousin to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash. The first […]



April 2013

April Recipe: Eggs

There are 3.8 million hens in Colorado producing more than 1 billion eggs every year. Eggs are a nutrient dense food, containing every major vitamin and mineral except vitamin C. The surface of an egg shell has over 10,000 pores, and there is no nutritional difference between a brown and a white egg.* Look for […]