Some call them portobellos, but according to the Mushroom Council, we all should be calling them portabellas. The dark brown portabella mushroom is actually a fully mature cremini mushroom. In the early 1980s, the formerly unglamorous portabella became a bit en vogue and now enjoys a fair amount of space in the fungi spotlight. These […]
I am a huge fan of lentils and wanted to give you some background on why you want to include them in your diet. Lentils are one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world. In the Bible, Jacob tricked Esau into giving up his birthright over a bowl of lentils! Yeah, they’re that good! […]
Mighty Mitochondria Soup is chocked full of veggies–and so is our Just Juiced Veggies! With 7-9 servings of fruit and veggies in every scoop, your nutrient bases are covered.
Shopping for produce can be a bit confusing. There are so many varieties of different items in the produce section of your favorite stores. You also add the battle of finding something that is ripe enough but not too ripe. To be sure you are getting all your nutritional requirements, you might consider a multivitamin or even add in apple cider vinegar to your daily routine.
When shopping for produce the produce section will also ask you to choose between organic and non-organic produce. This can leave you asking, “Is organic or non-organic produce better,” and we have your answer!
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I love purple potatoes. So does my daughter. I remember the first time I made them for her when she was still little–she was delighted! Young children have some of the best reactions to some of the more odd vegetables, though I know a lot of adults that react the same way. If you’ve never […]
Artichokes are actually big thistles, a member of the sunflower family. I bet you didn’t know that, did you? Watch for when they are coming into peak season so you can take advantage of the sales that are going to be out there and enjoy this fun, fiber-filled veggie. Don’t know how? That’s why I’m […]
Such a pretty addition to a gourmet salad, lovely, lacy frisee lettuce is more than just a pretty face! Frisee (pronounced free-zay) is rich in fiber, vitamins A, B, C, and E. Ever wonder why there are so few of those frizzy leaves of pale green that you see in salad mixes? Well, it’s because […]
I’m sure you’ve seen the ubiquitous bean sprout in your grocery store since you were a child. And maybe some alfalfa sprouts. But there’s more to sprouts than what is in your grocery store. There’s radish sprouts, clover sprouts, broccoli sprouts—just to name a few. These wonderful sprouts are all full phytochemicals, massive nutrients and […]
Where’s the beef, was the cry heard ‘round the world over twenty-five years ago, by a little lady named Clara Peller who got a tad upset when there wasn’t enough ground round between the hamburger buns. A lot has changed since 1984. Not only is it hip to beef up the protein in your meals, […]