Posts Tagged ‘bell peppers’

Easy No-Fuss Gazpacho – The Perfect Summer Soup

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Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup, using fresh seasonal ingredients with no cooking required. Some recipes blanch the peel off the tomato and others puree each vegetable individually. Neither step is necessary, in my opinion. Traditionally it is served with croutons or toast points (cut bread into triangles, butter, and toast). No-Fuss Gazpacho Ingredients 24…

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Bell Peppers – Long List of Health Benefits

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Bell peppers are technically a fruit but are often used and treated as a vegetable. They belong to the nightshade family (Tomato, Eggplant, Potatoes). There are variations in taste and color, ranging from deep green to bright red and orange in color, and from slightly hot to sweet in taste. They have a long list…

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Sausage and Pepper Hash – An Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage and Pepper Hash

Sausage and Pepper Hash is a healthy one-pan dish that cooks up in under 30 minutes. This Sausage and Pepper Hash is perfect for hot summer nights when bell peppers are at their best. Bell peppers are loaded with vitamin C, with 159% of the RDI in one serving. They also contain different amounts of…

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Keep Hydrated with These 8 Summer Produce Superstars

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It is essential to keep hydrated during the hot summer months. Water is vital to keep your body functioning correctly. When it is hot and humid outside, you need to replace the water that is lost to sweating. Luckily, much of the produce that is in peak during those months are high in water content,…

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Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille is a peasant dish with origins in the Provence region of France. It is a simple but flavorful combination of summer produce like eggplant, zucchini (or other summer squash), and tomatoes. Toss in some onions and garlic plus fresh herbs for extra flavor, and you have a delicious vegetable dish. In the movie of…

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Sunrise Mix Juice – A Full Sweet Potato Meal

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The ingredients in this Sunrise Mix Juice make for a full meal. Try it early, afternoon or in the evening. Sweet potatoes, sometimes called yams, are excellent sources of plant proteins with meager calories. Sweet potatoes (not related to white potatoes), or sometimes called yams, contain high amounts of carotenes. Also, vitamin A in a…

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