We polled our staff to find out everyone’s favorite vegetable and how they like to eat it. Turns out, lots of us are into brussels sprouts. Here are a few ways we like to make them (hint: bacon and sriracha are involved).
Whether you’re vegan, paleo, or somewhere in between, the one thing nearly everyone can agree on is the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. The benefits are too numerous to list- and include longer life expectancy and lower blood pressure.
Vegetables are so important that nutrition experts recommend adults aim for five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily. But what counts as a serving? How do you know if you’re getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet to reap the benefits? Continue reading →
Experts recommend that adults aim for five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Getting the recommended serving can help maintain a healthy weight and improve cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health.
In fact, eating more fruits and vegetables has been shown to extend life expectancy. A Swedish study completed in 2013 found that people who ate at least three servings of vegetables lived two and a half years longer than those who reporting eating little to no fruits and vegetables.
For individuals who are chronically ill, fruits and vegetables can also have a big impact on health and financial well-being. Continue reading →
I came upon this technique by accident a few years ago when I was searching for a different way to cook root vegetables and was immediately intrigued. No different than salt-baking a fish, crusting a beet, or any root vegetable for that matter, in a mixture of egg whites and salt creates a flavor unlike any other roasting method. The salt and egg whites completely surround the vegetable, trapping all of the sweetness and nutrients inside. Continue reading →