Tag: vegetables

Thanksgiving Tasty Tips

Thanksgiving Tasty Tips

Enjoy more vegetables more than starchy foods Enjoy more water than wine or pop Enjoy time with family and friends Help out and appreciate your host(s)  Happy Thanksgiving from my kitchen to yours

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 […]

Eat Your Carrots!

Eat Your Carrots!

Eating carrots. They are pretty, orange, sweet and crunchy. The carrot has a lot more going for it than meets the eye or the taste buds. Before I launch into a few words about the science of the carrot, let me begin by simply saying, […]

Sidekicks—Dinner Co-Stars

Sidekicks—Dinner Co-Stars

We can always think of the SUPERHEROS or STARS at dinner time. You know, the proteins. So, what about the SIDEKICKS or CO-STARS? Without these side dishes, our meals would never be balanced. While protein is an important food group that has many lovely members […]

Veganism

Veganism

Veganism, which is a plant-based diet is different than a vegetarian diet. Vegetarians don’t eat meat, fish or poultry. Vegans are not so well known, but more is being published about their diet and their philosophy these days. Vegans are also vegetarians, but in addition […]

Eating Locally Produced Foods

Eating Locally Produced Foods

Eating locally produced foods is available in so many places. Closest of all, of course, is your own garden. If you are growing your own lettuce, carrots and tomatoes, you are tasting the freshest food of all. However, you don’t need to be a gardener to […]

True Steaming

True Steaming

Could it be that people who say they don’t like cooked vegetables have only had boiled vegetables? Putting broccoli or green beans or carrots or any vegetable, really, into a pot of boiling water is absolutely the worst thing you can do to it. I […]