Topic: vegetables


Jalapeno Peppers

About Jalapeño Peppers

The mighty jalapeño is one of the most popular peppers in the world. Known for being spicy, it’s actually more mild than many other chile peppers. Here, learn more about jalapeños, how they can be used, and their health benefits.

Dehydrated Foods Rev

Dried and Delicious: The Health Benefits of Dehydrated Foods

Even if you never leave the comforts of town, dried vegetables and fruit are in many of the foods you eat, and they can be extremely good for you. With nearly the same nutritional value as fresh food, a longer shelf life, and a lower price tag, dried fruits and veggies could be just the ticket to helping increase the nutritional content of a host of dishes.

Kale Powder Benefits

Super Powder: The Health Benefits of Kale

To be fair, buying kale to add into your diet isn’t a popular choice for many people. But the health benefits are well documented—with lower levels of heart disease, lower cholesterol, improved blood sugar, lower blood pressure, and lower risk of certain types of cancer all on the list of advantages of eating kale.

Getting to Know White Asparagus

Spargel! Getting to Know White Asparagus

Though it is related to the green asparagus we are all familiar with in the United States, white asparagus lacks the bright green color we associate with these thin, fibrous stalks. You might not find the white variety in your local farmers market here in the States, but this European delicacy is growing increasingly popular in America.

Cabbage Benefits for Health

Cabbage vs. Cancer: The Health Benefits of Cabbage

Savoy cabbage, white cabbage and red cabbage are three of the main varieties of what is known as a “cruciferous vegetable;” others include kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. Despite some of these vegetables being less popular, they are some of the healthiest plants you can eat.

Celeriac Explained

The Root of the Matter: Celeriac Explained

Though we all know the green stalks of celery, not as many of us are familiar with celeriac, or celery root. While celeriac (apium graveolens) may not make an appearance as often as celery stalks, the healthy, knobby root of this common vegetable can be an extremely nutritious and flavorful component of many dishes.

Vegetarian Sausage

Missing Links: Keys to Great Vegetarian Sausage

A lot of time, effort, and energy can go into making regular meat sausage. For meat-free patties and links, though, the process is even more involved. With a base of lentils or chickpeas instead of savory, meaty pork, you need to do more work up front to ensure the final product is going to stand out on grocery store shelves and in customers’ minds.

Trendy and Healthy

Trendy and Healthy: Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Cauliflower

Trends show that people are continuing to eat at home even as restaurants are reopening, and other influences of COVID are changing what we are buying and eating at home. The focus on healthy living brought about by the pandemic has only increased trends toward clean labels and more nutritionally dense foods.

2021 Food Trends

A Tasty Disaster: How COVID-19 is Shaping 2021 Food Trends

As we head into 2021 with all the changes the pandemic brought about, new food trends are emerging that show a mixture of old influences and new directions in how people think about food.

Seasoned Rice

Seasoned Rice: The “Choose Your Adventure” Side Dish

By definition, a yummy seasoned rice is going to rely on the ingredients nestled in alongside the strain of rice you start with. After all, choosing your seasonings for that seasoned rice is the real trick.

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