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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is another recipe found on Pinterest.  The author is Jen Nikolaus, who adapted it from Everyday Food Magazine.  It’s an excellent side dish to serve with a chicken breast, steak, or pork chops. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 (1-lb each) acorn squash, halved crosswise and seeded 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 8-oz package sliced button […]

Watermelon Radish

watermelon radish

Watermelon radishes are an heirloom variety of daikon radishes. They’re a root vegetable and member of the Brassica family, which also includes arugula, broccoli, and cabbage.  Watermelon radishes are edible globular roots attached to thin stems and wavy green leaves.  The fruit, root, and leaves of the watermelon radish provide an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, […]

Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash

Acorn squash is an old standby in winter squash and for many people, their first introduction to squash in general.  Containing significant levels of vitamins A and C, thiamin, pantothenic acid and other B-family vitamins, acorn squash also provides many minerals.  Some of these are potassium, manganese, phosphorus and calcium.  Acorn squash is also a […]

Carrots

Carrots

High in vitamin A and beta carotene, which is the substance responsible for its beautiful orange color, carrots are a favorite raw snack for many children and adults.  The carrot is also high in fiber, calcium, potassium, and other trace minerals.  To receive the most nutrients, eat carrots raw.  They should be scrubbed with a […]

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