Cauliflower offers significant vegetable protein along with Vitamins A, B-complex, C and E, as well as a variety of minerals. Refrigerate fresh cauliflower in a plastic bag for up to 2 weeks. To prepare, soak the head upside down in cold water to clean thoroughly. Remove tough outer leaves. Trim off any blemishes. Cauliflower is excellent served […]
Zucchini is one of the many varieties of summer squash. It is excellent in replacing lost fluids on hot summer days as it is approximately 94 percent water. Low in calories and a great source of vitamins A, C, potassium and calcium, zucchini is easily digested and very nourishing. Keep in mind that summer squash dehydrates […]
Broccoli is one of those versatile vegetables that is excellent on a veggie tray, used in salads, or lightly steamed. A very low calorie vegetable, it contains just 34 calories per 100 grams. Broccoli is high in vitamins A, C, calcium, potassium, and iron. It is rich in dietary fiber, and is also a rich source of vitamin […]
Beets are one of the most colorful, sweet and delicious vegetables to use, and they are so versatile! Use them either cooked or raw, and in your favorite recipes. They contain generous portions of vitamin C, A, and the carotenes. Using beet greens will also give you high amounts of vitamin C, calcium, and iron. Beet greens are best used fresh. When storing for a […]
We all know what wonderful flavor enhancers onions are. Their versatility is unequalled. They also have a long storage life. Store in a cool dry ventilated place. Before cutting, chill onions in the refrigerator or cut them under cold running water to subdue fumes that cause tears. Add chopped or diced onion to any of your […]
A close relative of the turnip, rutabagas are sweeter, larger, and more tan in color. Also known as Swedes or Swedish turnips, they were one of the first vegetables grown by the early settlers. They are high in carbohydrates, vitamins A and C, and some minerals, especially calcium. Store at room temperature for up to […]
Perfect for toast and sandwiches, High-5 Fiber bread from Great Harvest contains 5 grams of fiber in a 1-3/4 ounce slice. Containing wheat bran, oat bran, roasted sunflower seeds and lots of flax seeds, this 100% whole grain bread tastes absolutely amazing!
Eaten in almost every country in the world, cabbage is one of the most versatile vegetables available. It adapts to many climates and altitudes. Composed of 90% water, it holds a significant amount of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins A and C, calcium, potassium and manganese. Low in calories, cabbage offers only 15 calories […]