Posts Tagged ‘greens’

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine Greens is an excellent way to add greens to your diet, whether we are talking about dandelion greens, Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, chicory, or kale. We recommended using greens in your dishes at least a couple of times a week. Here’s a great recipe using Dandelion Greens in a…

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Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole for Healthy Diet

Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole

This Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole is filled with plenty of healthy fiber, lean protein, and Cruciferous greens, and beta-carotene.  This is kind of like a new-age version of the old shepherd’s pie if you will.  This dish can also be made ahead which makes it great for the upcoming holidays Fall Harvest Rainbow Casserole Ingredients…

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Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash

dandelion green butternut squash

Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash is a great way to prepare these bitter, but very healthy dark leafy greens. The sweetness of the roasted squash and raisins balances the bitterness, while the nuts add a nice crunch and some healthy fats. Dandelion Greens get their bitterness from phytonutrients called glucosinolates which are great for…

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Vegetables for Breakfast – A Healthy Start

Vegetables for Breakfast

Vegetables for breakfast help us increase the required amount we need each day. According to the US Dietary Guidelines, most adults should eat between 1 ½ to 2 cups of fruit and 2 to 2 ½ cups of vegetables a day. But, most people do not think of eating vegetables first thing in the morning.…

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Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple but healthy meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. The vegetables retain their crispness (and nutrients), offering a nice compliment to the tender chicken. The two essential vegetables here are carrots and bok choy, both of which are excellent sources of the antioxidant…

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30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

30 Minute Dinners

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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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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12 Tips to Make Incredible Green Salads

Green Salads

Green Salads are much more than boring iceberg lettuce with carrot shavings and bottled dressing. There are so many wonderful possibilities for salads, sometimes we just need a little inspiration. Listed below are some tips and suggestions turning that ho-hum pile of greens shoved to the side of the plate into the main attraction. Green…

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Mixed Greens Tart – Fiber, Iron, and Antioxidants

Mixed Greens Tart

This Mixed Greens Tart is perfect for an appetizer or brunch and makes an ideal side dish for lunch or dinner. Leafy dark organic green vegetables are considered one of the most potent cancer-preventing foods. They are loaded with fiber, iron, and antioxidants, with no fat and minimal sodium. Use your favorite greens, or maybe a…

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