1. Get out and get some exercise when you do see the sun. It doesn’t rain all the time in the Pacific Northwest. We do see the sun on occasion. Take advantage of it and go for a walk. Get out your bike and go for a spin. Lace up those rollerblades and hit the park. As an added bonus, exercise helps fight those carb carvings and wards off depression.
You don't have to spend your winter eating canned soup and frozen dinners. There are plenty of delicious fruits and vegetables in season right now all across the northwest. February is actually the last month that you'll find some of these tasty items, so act fast if you don't want to miss them. If you don't have time to eat them right away, freeze them and enjoy them at a later date. Grab your pen and write down the best seasonal foods to grab at your grocer or farmer's market this month. Here they are: