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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.
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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 […]

Crispy brussel sprouts in bowl with spoon.
Vegetable Recipes

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Honey

This recipe roasts Brussels sprouts to a crispy perfection and offers a sweet/tangy flavor through the use of balsamic vinegar and honey.  Serves: 6 – 8  Ingredients:   2 pounds Brussels sprouts 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt Pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons honey Directions:  Arrange […]