Tag: fall vegetables

Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

A friend tells a story of an especially long and troubled winter several years ago. It seemed like the snow and cold would never end. One day she saw fresh asparagus at the grocery store and she burst into tears. She said, “I’m sure other […]

Autumn’s Amazing Colors

Autumn’s Amazing Colors

Isn’t Autumn amazing? Colors everywhere! (For those of us in the cooler parts of our country.) If the trees of red, gold and orange weren’t enough, every kind of colorful vegetable is being harvested and sold right now. Farm stands and produce departments alike become […]

Green is Your Color

Green is Your Color

No matter what color your favorite football team wears, green is your color nutrition-wise. “Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to improve your health,” says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, author of The Veggie Queen. I remember my mother serving a peach half […]

Fall In Love with Butternut Squash

Fall In Love with Butternut Squash

I love to cook with butternut squash. It is such a versatile vegetable. It has a smooth nutty flavor and looks so bright and inviting. I use it for salads or as an entree. To prepare simply wash the outside of the squash. If dicing is […]