Posts Tagged ‘kohlrabi’

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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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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BBQ Chicken Burgers with Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw

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These mouthwatering chicken burgers only take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Most of the ingredients you probably have on hand. And the crunchy Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw topping is super easy to make in a short time. The Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw is an excellent addition to burgers and your summer meals. This super easy recipe…

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Kohlrabi – A Nutrient-Packed 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 to…

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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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Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw – A Low-Carb Alternative

Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw

This Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw is a fabulous addition to your summer meals that everyone will enjoy. Kohlrabi was selectively bred from cabbage to have a thicker stem so it could withstand colder climates. It is high in potassium (lower blood pressure), vitamin C (a powerful antioxidant), and phytonutrients like glucosinolates, (may have anti-cancer, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and antibacterial…

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Carrot Kohlrabi Soup – Perfect for Cold Winter Nights

Carrot Kohlrabi Soup

This Carrot Kohlrabi Soup is a healthy vegetarian soup perfect for cold winter nights. Cooking the vegetables in the olive oil for 7-8 minutes before adding the broth helps roast the vegetables bringing out their sweetness. Save the fennel stalks for another recipe (like homemade stock), use the white part in the soup and top…

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Five Creative Ways to Use Kohlrabi

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Kohlrabi (pronounced “cole-rah-bee”) is actually a cabbage, selectively bred by farmers over 500 years ago for its thick stem. Use kohlrabi cooked as well as raw. Edible preparations are made with both the stem and the leaves.  The texture and taste of this vegetable are comparable to those of a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but…

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Kohlrabi Apple Slaw Simple and Healthy

kohlrabi apple slaw

This Kohlrabi Apple Slaw is a simple and healthy side dish. Especially relevant is, kohlrabi is a good source of Thiamin, Folate, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. And its also a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, and Manganese. Pair it with sweet apples (such as red delicious, gala, or honey crisp).…

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