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Winter Vegetables

Broccoli & Collard Greens are Power Greens

Broccoli Broccoli is a superfood. It is low in calories but contains a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants that support many aspects of human health. Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable, alongside kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga, and turnips. Broccoli is a good source of fiber and protein and contains iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, and magnesium […]

Winter Vegetables

Cinnamon Roasted Japanese Sweet Potato Chips

Click here to see original recipe. Japanese sweet potatoes are delicious no matter how you prepare them. But this recipe looked too good to pass up! Ingredients -1 large Japanese sweet potato-1 Tbsp coconut oil or olive oil-1 tsp ground cinnamon Directions 1.Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Wash and scrub the sweet potato well. Cut the sweet potato into rounds […]

Winter Vegetables

Roasted Squash with Onions, Spinach, Potatoes & Black Spinach

Inspiration for this recipe came from this website. Ingredients -3 cups diced Butternut Squash-1 cup Fingerling potatoes-1 yellow onion-1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil-1 teaspoon kosher salt-1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper-1 1/2 cups fresh spinach-1/2 cup dried cranberries Directions 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2.In a large bowl, toss the squash, potatoes, onion, olive oil, salt, and […]

Winter Vegetables

Red Beets

Why Eat Beets? Beets provide some excellent health benefits. They are also low in calories and a great source of nutrients, including fiber, folate, and vitamin C. Beets also contain nitrates and pigments that may help lower blood pressure and improve athletic performance. The pigments that give red beets their beautiful tint are called betalains. These betalains are also […]

Winter Vegetables

Scallions

Scallions are vegetables derived from various species in the genus Allium. Scallions have a milder taste than most onions. Their close relatives include garlic, shallots, leeks, chives, and Chinese onions. Scallions grow in clumps and develop dark green, hollow tube-like leaves. Although the term scallion is used for several different types of onions, the white […]

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