Eat fresh. Start a garden during the spring months and freeze produce for later use. Pappy hauled his prized vegetables from the garden with tales of his youth usually not far behind. He and Nana stressed that we should avoid pre-packaged foods like canned or bottled sauce. There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own foods. Using homegrown tomatoes with olive oil, and cheese is an amazing light snack before dinner. Remember pazienza!