Vegetables

Hot Tips: Summer Eating Made Easy

Hot Tips: Summer Eating Made Easy Drop the ice cream! Summer isn’t the time to sabotage your healthy eating routine. Keep reading for simple tips, tricks and techniques to get the most out of your summertime fare. Work in the vegetables. Summer is the greatest time of year for vegetable lovers. There are so many…

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Baby it’s cold out, time for a one pot meals

  One pot meals have been around forever.  With winter lingering and no sign of spring in site, why not prepare easy meals so they can be ready when you arrive home. I am all about comfort food. It’s time to get the family back to the dinner table to enjoy conversations and feeding the body…

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Cauliflower, the versatility of this white vegetable

Cauliflower is a vegetable that has shown to have a huge potential over the last few years. It has very few carbohydrates and contains the mineral boron that helps the endocrine system to keep viruses at bay. It can be easily digested and with the fiber it contains it helps aid the digestive tract. It…

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Heart health, what you eat does keep you healthier

Heart health, what you eat does keep you healthier   Heart Health is my topic today. On the face book page the Ultimate blog challenge we were asked write about something that comes in a group of 4’s. Since my website is all about eating and feeding the body to stay healthy I decided to write about the heart.  The heart is an organ…

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Spring has sprung and so will the delicious Asparagus

  Spring has sprung and so will the delicious Asparagus Asparagus arrives when the weather begins warming up and this veggie will begin popping out of the ground.   Usually this veggie is bought in batches at the home or garden centers.  There are many new varieties being offered now. Besides the green colored ones, there is now purple and white. I don’t really incorporate the white…

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Zucchini, why not embrace this summertime veggie

Zucchini, why not embrace this summertime veggie Zucchini seems to be one garden vegetable that is always in abundance.  They are in season from May to August. Sometimes you haven’t a clue on what to do with it. Many folks will make bread or just sautee the vegetable as a side dish. Why not try…

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Potatoes, you just have to love the versatility

  Potatoes, you just have to love the versatility Potatoes are America’s most used and favorite vegetable The Potato:  Is a perennial plant and comes in 200 different varieties. First of all, they are a highly nutritious vegetable. Hence being rich in vitamin B and C. They contain a great source of minerals and are an excellent source of fiber. They probably make the perfect veggie since they…

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Cucumbers, adding them to your diet gives you many health benefits

Cucumbers and all their health benefits     The health benefits within cucumbers start by adding a cucumber to your diet. It adds vitamins that you can use every day. Just by eating a cucumber you receive so many vitamins and minerals just in this one vegetable. This veggie has a good source of carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours. It is…

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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, the power foods of summer

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, the power foods of summer             Power foods of summer, incorporating them into your diet. Summer starts in a couple of days and many of the supermarkets begin to carry more local fresh fruits and vegetables rather than being imported from other countries. Are you implementing…

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