Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Summer Soups for Hot Days – A Healthy Way to Cool Off

summer soups

Cold summer soups can be a great way to cool off and stay hydrated when the temperatures hit triple digits. Most of us don’t start thinking of soups until the weather begins to chill in Autumn. And most summer soups require minimal cooking (if any) because who wants to heat up the kitchen cooking. Here…

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Organic Leaf Celery is too good to waste!

organic leaf celery

Organic Leaf Celery is a great vegetable similar to the more common stalk celery that adds flavor and nutrition to many dishes. Most people are unaware of the goodness of all parts celery and inadvertently throw out some of the best parts. Types of Celery There are three basic types of celery with similar taste…

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Walnut Celery Salad – Healthy and flavor-filled

celery walnut salad

Walnut Celery Salad is a crunchy flavor-filled way to get plenty of fiber, antioxidants, and other nutrients your body craves. In this recipe, you want to add the celery leaves as well as the stalks. The leaves are a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, plus folate and potassium. The stalks will provide…

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Vegan Braised Collard Greens- a Host of Antioxidants

Vegan Braised Collard Greens

Vegan Braised Collard Greens is a tender and flavorful way to prepare these healthy greens without loading them down with unhealthy bacon.  Braising is cooking low and slow in liquid, vegetable (or chicken) stock in this case. The result is super tender greens. Don’t skip the hit of lemon at the end of the cooking.…

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Spinach Shrimp Frittata – A Quick One-pan Meal

Spinach Shrimp Frittata

Spinach Shrimp Frittata is a quick one-pan meal that is delicious for breakfast, brunch, or a vegetarian dinner. This recipe uses tender Spring organic spinach, but you can swap other greens such as kale, turnip, or mustard greens. Dark green leafy vegetables are a vital part of a healthy diet. They are loaded with fiber,…

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Organic Spinach – Superfood, Healthy, and Versatile

organic spinach

Organic Spinach is a superfood, low in calories and loaded with nutrients. It can be enjoyed raw or just lightly cooked in a few minutes and added to any meal from breakfast to dessert with its tender mild-tasting leaves. Popeye was onto something with the health benefits of spinach. But skip the canned stuff and…

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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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