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10 Ways to Get Your Kids Off Junk Food and Demanding Vegetables

Maia James | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Maia James

The snack aisle at the health food store is full of products loaded with sugar, salt and white flour -- really not health food at all!

Eat Your Veggies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Everyone who talks, writes, or preaches about nutrition puts fruits and vegetables at the pinnacle of goodness. Most people have heard the message. But we're still not eating enough.

Get Down & Dirty With Kohlrabi

Food52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

We might as well just say it: kohlrabi is a little weird.

50 Shades of Vegetables: Are You Having the Most Important Relationship in Your Life?

Lorraine Giordano | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Giordano

Are you resisting the rewarding relationship that vegetables can stimulate in your life and ignoring the attractive -- and possibly life-saving -- health benefits they offer? Here are some ideas to help you engage with vegetables and create a more intoxicating bond.

10 Ways To Glam Up Onions

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

Any time we're in the kitchen, we're usually chopping onions for something: as the base for a soup, to perk up a salad, to darken for a braise, to melt into a stew.

Get Down & Dirty With Brussels Sprouts

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

There's a lingering stereotype about brussels sprouts that says they're mushy, funky, and to be avoided. Not so!

Dear Rutabagas, WTF Are You?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste

You've definitely seen a rutabaga before, but you might have mistaken it for a turnip.

Taco Bell Pulls Controversial Ad

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Taco Bell is pulling a TV ad after receiving complaints that it discouraged people from eating vegetables. The ad by the fast-food chain ...

Get Down & Dirty With Sweet Potatoes And Yams

Food52 | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Food52

Native to Central and South America, sweet potatoes are one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world -- going as far back as 8000 BC!

Get Down & Dirty With Dark Leafy Greens

Food52 | Posted 03.19.2013 | Taste
Food52

We're taking a nose dive into the salad bowl with a half-dozen varieties of dark leafy greens.

Honey Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Amie Valpone | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; gently toss to combine. Transfer to a large baking sheet; bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.

Get Down And Dirty With Celeriac

Food52 | Posted 03.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

Covered in hairy roots and clods of dirt, it's like the hobbit of the vegetable world. Give it some time, though, and it'll pay you back: celeriac has all the mellow, vegetal flavor of celery and none of the stringy wateriness.

Easy Winter Ratatouille

Laura Kumin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I love ratatouille, a French vegetable stew typically made with garlic, yellow summer squash and/or zucchini, onions, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes.

Looking for Admiration? Serve Some Veggies!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new argument that can certainly appeal to moms, dads and any other food provider who wants to be a hero: Putting veggies on the plate gives the perception of a loving, capable cook.

7 Stunning Cabbage Recipes

Food52 | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Food52

This winter, cabbage is shrugging off that sheepskin coat and stepping out of those muddy boots: it's peasant food no more. It's sexy. It's seductive.

16 Ways To Shake Up Your Broccoli Routine

Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Go forth into this brave, grown-up world of broccoli and enjoy.

Get Down & Dirty With Parsnips

Food52 | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Food52

In the kitchen, you can certainly replace parsnips for carrots in many recipes for a milder, more subtle result. For roasting and mashing, however, parsnips are interchangeable with root vegetables from the Brassica family like turnips and rutabagas. But enough about substitution -- it's the parsnip's turn to shine.

Save Money And Pride: Bake Your Own Kale Chips

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste

We care about you guys, so we need to have a quick minute of real talk.

Veggies for Carnivores

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Over Thanksgiving, I was invited to dinner at the home of a friend. At least two of my fellow guests were vegetarians, so could I "bring some vegetarian sides?" I turned to the Internet for help and purchased a copy of Veggies for Carnivores by Lora Krulak.

Eat THESE Vegetables And Fruits, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When it comes to fruits and veggies, more color is always better! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer listed her favorite vegetables -- berries, kal...

The Best Way To Cook With Celery

Food52 | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Food52

No Thanksgiving stuffing is complete without those half-moons of stalk. The leaves look festive poking out a pitcher of Bloody Marys, or you can make homemade celery salt.

Meatless Monday: Friends With Benefits

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

What does produce have going for it? Everything. But it's saddled with the geeky rep of being good for you. We've shown time and time again we just don't care. Considering how eager vegetables are to make friends and get along well with others, though, it seems kind of cruel to keep dismissing them.

20 Things You Didn't Know About Baby Carrots

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Thanks, Grimmway Farms, for teaching me 20 interesting facts about one of my favorite snacks to pair with hummus, vegan ranch dressing and almond butter: baby carrots.

Get Down & Dirty With Broccoli

Food52 | Posted 01.15.2013 | Taste
Food52

Broccoli and cauliflower are vegetables that are easy to malign when cooked poorly.

Veg Out! Families Rate Meals Higher With Produce On The Plate

Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser Your children might tell you that they hate vegetables, but a new study shows they rate your meal higher when veggies are on the ...