Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Broccoli Carrot Salad – Loaded with Fiber and Antioxidants

Broccoli Carrot salad

Raw Broccoli Carrot Salad is full of crunch, color, and flavor. This salad is loaded with fiber and antioxidants: vitamin A from the carrots, vitamin C from the broccoli, and vitamin E from the walnuts. Plus fiber, potassium, vitamin K and host of other nutrients in these raw ingredients. If your broccoli stems are a bit…

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Blueberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Fresh and Healthy

Blueberry Vinaigrette

This Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette whips up in minutes and packs a colorful, sweet and slightly acidic punch to your salads. Blueberries are low in calorie, and high in water content and fiber as well as vitamin C and K. They get their blue color from anthocyanins, a powerful antioxidant which helps protect your body from…

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Kohlrabi – A Nutrient Powerhouse

kohlrabi

You open your Harvest2U delivery and are greeted by an alien: a softball sized bulb with long leaves growing like a punk rocker’s hair on the top. That, my friends, is Kohlrabi, a nutrient-packed vegetable that is slowly gaining popularity in the United States. It is a cultivar of cabbage developed centuries ago in Europe…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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15 Radish Recipes to Break Out of the Salad Rut

Radish Recipes

Radishes are wonderful in salads. But with these Radish recipes, I show that there are so many tasty ways to enjoy these healthy little roots that it’s time to free them from the salad bowl, at least for a while. Most people think of radishes as small round red balls, but there are hundreds of…

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Benefits of Beets – Elevated to Superfood Status

benefits of beets

Because of the Benefits of Beets, this humble vegetable has been elevated to superfood status with good reason. This root vegetable is not only nutrient dense, but it can also be incorporated into your meal plan in a vast variety of ways. True confessions: I hated beets as a child. Probably because the only time…

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Vitamin C – A Critical Component for Your Body

vitamin c

Vitamin C is one of the most crucial components of good health. The body does not store it, so it is critical to take enough daily through food or supplementation. Luckily there are plenty of wonderful vegetables and fruits available to help your body get the nutrition it needs. Vitamin C Deficiency Chronically denying your…

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