Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

This week’s autumn harvest item is sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are at their peak in the fall. The dark orange color gives away their high vitamin A content. Partnered with vitamin C, potassium and fiber, sweet potatoes are a star of autumn vegetables. Baked or...
This week’s autumn harvest item is beets!

This week’s autumn harvest item is beets!

This week’s autumn harvest item is beets! Beets – Best in the fall and bursting with either dark purple or golden hues, you can feel confident about the nutritional quality of beets. Delicious when roasted, beets contain compounds that may reduce the likelihood of...

Brussels Sprouts

This week’s autumn harvest item is Brussels sprouts! Brussels sprouts and cabbage are full of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other cancer-fighting nutrients. Roasted with a little bit of olive oil and sea salt, Brussels are nutritious and delicious. What is your...

Move over Summer, Autumn is here!

This week’s Autumn harvest vegetable: Turnips – An unassuming root vegetable, turnips (and their greens) lend fiber and calcium among their impressive list of nutrition facts, and health claims that include helping to reduce the risk of some cancers. What is your...

Let’s talk about FAT!

“Healthy fat” usually refers to monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. What makes them healthy is that, among other heart-health benefits, they help reduce LDL cholesterol, the kind that clogs your arteries. Research also shows they can benefit insulin and blood...