Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi – Great Low-carb Substitute

Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi

Parmesan Roasted Kohlrabi is a flavorful, easy way to prepare kohlrabi. It makes a great low-carb substitute for similar dishes with potatoes. Kohlrabi is another cultivar of the same species as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, and collard greens. It was developed in colder climates, so there was more root than leaves enabling it…

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Avocado Yogurt Dip – Loaded with Nutrients

Avocado Yogurt Dip

This Avocado Yogurt Dip recipe combines a few simple ingredients for a healthy dip. You can use it for vegetables or chips, use it as a spread for sandwiches, or thin it a little and use it as a salad dressing. Avocados are loaded with goodness, starting with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. They also have vitamin…

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Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes – The Difference

Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes

What is the difference between potatoes vs. sweet potatoes? Is one healthier than the other? And what about yams? Potatoes vs. sweet potatoes have one thing in common. they are tuberous root vegetables. However, they are from different plant families, have other nutritional profiles, and affect the body differently. Potatoes are from the nightshade family…

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Carrot Radish Salad – Loads of Nutrients

carrot radish salad

Carrot Radish Salad is a crunchy, colorful salad with a refreshing mix of flavors and loads of nutrients. The phytonutrients that give carrots and radishes their vibrant colors also provide us with protection against chronic diseases. Lutein and alpha and beta carotenes in the carrots protect our eyes. Simultaneously, the radishes get their color from…

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Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U

Meal Planning Tips for Harvest2U

Here are Meal Planning Tips with Harvest2U. Meal Planning is a great way to eat healthier, save money, and simplify your life. Here are a few tips to help you get started making a weekly meal plan with Harvest2U. Start with “This Week’s Harvest” for Your Meal Planning You will find this link on Harvest2U’s…

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Fiber – A Critical Component of a Healthy Diet

fiber rich foods

Fiber is a plant-based substance that humans cannot digest. Even though it passes through our digestive systems without providing any nutrients, it is a critical component of a healthy diet. Dietary fiber has been shown to benefit us in many ways, such as: normalize bowel movements maintain bowel and colon health lower cholesterol and blood…

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Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust – Low Carb Plus

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust lets you have your pizza while maintaining a low carb lifestyle. Most of us think of spaghetti squash as a replacement for pasta, but it can be used to replace bready pizza crust as well. Low carb plus extra vegetable servings. Win-Win! As with other winter squashes, spaghetti squash is a…

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Eat Your Colors – A Diet to Protect Your Health

Eat Your Colors

“Eat Your Colors” has become a mantra among health experts lately, but do you know what it means and why is it important? Plants are made up of a multitude of components: Macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein, and fat Vitamins and minerals: A, C, E, K, potassium, copper, zinc, etc. Phytonutrients: plant compounds responsible for the plant’s…

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5 Health Facts About Carrots You Should Know

Health Facts About Carrots

Here are a few health facts about carrots you may not have known. Carrots are one of the most commonly known and eaten vegetables in the world today. They are enjoyed in everything from juices to salads to desserts. 1. Carrots Help Your Vision and A Bunch of Other Things Too. Carrots are a great…

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Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad – Quick, Delicious and Healthy

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad is as quick and delicious as it is healthy. Just a few simple ingredients pack a powerful punch. The salad starts with spinach, a dark leafy green loaded with vitamins K, A, and C, plus manganese, potassium, calcium, and other goodness. The apple and cranberries (or raisins) add some sweetness and…

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