Posts Tagged ‘lettuce’

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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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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Storing Greens – 5 Rules for Lettuce, Cabbage, Other Greens

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Storing greens, after we purchase or grow is something we’re never taught, and there’s nothing more disheartening than opening the produce drawer of your refrigerator to make a salad and find that your lettuce has turned to a soggy mess. Or maybe you’re craving a green smoothie, and the kale is nothing but a shriveled…

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Kohlrabi Kale Beet Salad – Immense Body-Wide Benefits

KOHLRABI KALE BEET SALAD

This Kohlrabi Kale Beet Salad creates a salad rainbow!  The texture and taste of kohlrabi are comparable to those of a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but sweeter and milder, with a higher ratio of flesh to skin. The young stem, in particular, can be as crisp and juicy as an apple, although much less…

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