September 20, 2016

This week, Ivy cooked up three distinct recipes: Raspberry Corn Muffins, Roasted Corn & Edamame Salad with Goat Cheese, and White Cheddar Pimento Cheese with Sausage.

Corn has gathered a diverse reputation in the U.S. For some people, corn is a “staple” food that provides the foundation for tortillas, burritos, or polenta. For others, corn is a “snack” food that comes in the form of popcorn and corn chips. For still others, corn is a “special summertime food” that is essential at barbecues and cookouts. But regardless of its reputation, corn is seldom considered in the U.S. as a unique source of health benefits. Yet that’s exactly what research results are telling us about this amazing grain.

Some interesting facts about corn include:

  • You can get health-supportive antioxidant benefits from all varieties of corn, but recent research has shown the antioxidant benefits from different varieties of corn actually come from different combinations of phytonutrients.

  • At 4.6 grams of fiber per cup, corn is a good fiber source.

  • The first domestication of maize in Mesoamerica actually dates back even further, to 9000-8000 BC.

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Missed the cooking demonstration with Ivy Taylor?! Well at least you can still get the recipes:

Muffins, Corn Salad, and Pimento Cheese 


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