Tag: fiber

Uncategorized

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables provide fiber, essential vitamins and minerals, and phytonutrients. “Phyto” refers to the Greek word for plant. Phytonutrients, sometimes called phytochemicals, are chemicals produced by the plant to aid in growth and defense against predators, bacteria and fungi, and environmental threats, such as UV light. You can think […]

Basket with spaghetti squash on counter top.
Foods A-Z, Safe Preparation-Handling-Storage

Enjoying Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash has a hearty, noodle-like texture that helps hold   sauces traditionally served with pasta. Not only is this squash is a delicious, low-carb, gluten-free pasta substitute, but it also can be used in lots of other dishes—from soups and casseroles to fritters and pad Thai! Selecting Spaghetti Squash Look for […]