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5 White Vegetables You Should Eat More Of (And Why)

Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN Everyone knows that once spring is in the air, we can welcome back our white wardrobes. Why wait till Memorial Day...

Climate Change This Week: The Ultimate Reality Series, Zombie Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...

How Zoodles And Spirals Will Change The Way You Eat Veggies

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste

Meet your new favorite kitchen tool.

Fruits and Vegetables: This Is What Your Grandma Never Taught You

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Fruits and vegetables' vibrant colors tell the story of their "super powers." You see, it's their "phytonutrients," or plant nutrients, that help us fight disease and stay stronger for longer.

The Case for Produce

Melody Moezzi | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Melody Moezzi

I never had to say nectarine, so I knew it -- and quince and honeydew and eggplant and persimmon and cucumber and more -- only in Farsi. I just didn't have to use those words often enough in the presence of Americans to notice I hadn't learned them.

Surprising Ways Countries Eat Avocados Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You'll be pleasantly surprised by the versatility of the avocado.

The Oldest Nutrition Advice May Be The Wisest

Julie Upton | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

There's more nutrition information available to all of us than ever before, but consumers seem more confused about what to eat.

5 Foods You Didn't Know Were Fruits

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.03.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You may want to brush up on your scientific definitions of what makes a fruit a fruit.

8 Underrated Vegetables With Extraordinary Health Benefits

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deborah Long | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your grandmother probably told you the same thing you tell your own grandchildren: Eat your vegetables; they’re goo...

Vibrant Vegetable Biryani

Food Fanatic | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

It may sound like a lot of work, but the end result is well worth the effort. You will know this just from the wonderful aromas coming from your kitchen as you make it.

Why Are We Calling Cauliflower 'Steak?'

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste

What's the deal with cauliflower steaks?

Baby Artichokes: What Are They Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.27.2014 | Taste

They're not what you think.

Bibimbap: A Fresh Take On A Korean Classic

Erin Clarke | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste
Erin Clarke

Shine up your dancin' shoes because this vegetarian Bibimbap has a beat, and we're swingin'.

The Bookshelf: Vedge

James Beard Foundation | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

If there's anyone who knows his vegetables, it's chef Richard Landau.

How To Make Root Vegetable Hash Browns With Scallions

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Serve these hash browns as a side dish, or for breakfast or brunch with poached or fried eggs -- they're most satisfying!

Valuing Vegetables When Dining Out

James Beard Foundation | Posted 03.20.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

Fast-forward directly to 2014 and vegetable menus aren't just for vegetarians anymore.

Lent: Falling in Love With the Ordinary Is Subversive

Jeremy John | Posted 03.18.2014 | Religion
Jeremy John

Lent is an extraordinary time to establish our joys in the everyday. We give those things up so we can focus on the ordinary and make our lives more consistent with our Gospel call to love ourselves and what we do. Falling in love with the ordinary is subversive.

Open-faced Avocado Hummus Sandwich With Pickled Shallots and Baby Spinach

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Here's a sandwich that's easy to assemble, healthy and quite spunky!

What's Worse: Eating No Veggies Or Eating Cheesy, Buttery Veggies?

Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Even the best health advice can leave us with some enduring conundrums. We know how important sleep is, so do we get up early to go to the gym or cap...

How To Make Avocado Hummus With Toasted Coriander and Avocado Oil

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 03.13.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

This version of hummus, made with ripe avocados, is the creamiest hummus ever!

The Farmer's Market Cookbook: Parsnips Tips and Recipes

Nina Planck | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

Sadly, the colonists did not eat the parsnip with the same enthusiasm, and it is still under-appreciated in America, although in Jamestown, in the early seventeenth century, the settlers made a wedding cake with parsnip flour.

Narcissa, Upon Reflection

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

A pierced poached farm egg poured by our server into a bowl of earthy forest mushrooms and wonderful clean chayote became a rich potage; with toast points, I'd happily eat this every day for breakfast.

You Won't Believe the Must-Have Item Sold at This Convenience Store

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

How did these-naturally grown items that have been around forever suddenly become "the thing" at Rozek's store? It began as a pilot program as part of the Pitt County Healthy Corner Stores Initiative, and it's still going strong nearly three years later.

The Best Parts Of Fruits And Veggies You're Not Eating (But Should Be)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Most adults would benefit from one and a half to two cups of fruit and two to three cups of vegetables each day. But it might be easier to reach our r...

How To Make Portobello Mushroom Wraps

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Piquillos make a perfect pantry item -- livening up sauces, dips or tapas to your heart's content.