Back in 1990, then-president George H.W. Bush declared, "I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more b... Read more
Broccoli is a cool-weather vegetable, prone to expansive flowering when exposed to too much heat. Dense, dark-green heads are full of flavor, which, straight from the garden, is unbeatable!
5-11 (Find your hardiness zone.)
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Prepping and cooking vegetables is among the most daunting tasks in the kitchen for a new cook, but it doesn't have to be. We're sharing 10 easy and delicious ways to serve up healthy, flavorful vegetables.
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Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
The big stems on your broccoli is still usable. A lot of folks don't like to use it because it is tough, but if you take a vegetable peeler and just peel the tough part off, you get the tasty, tender inside to use in soups, sautees and salads.
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Hi everyone: I have 2 boxes of frozen broccoli in my freezer - not a fan of frozen broccoli but our neighbor was moving - gave me different things from her freezer/fridge so I now have these 2 boxes. Any suggestions/recipes/ideas what to do with th... Read more
Broccoli assists the body in producing protective enzymes and is high in fiber which promotes overall health. A British study showed broccoli may reverse complications of diabetes through this process. Additional benefits are the calcium & potassium... Read more
We all know that veggies are good for us: they're great sources of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Scientific research has shown that cruciferous vegetables in particular may reduce the risk of lung, colorectal, stomach, breast, and prostat... Read more
In my free time, I like to read healthy living blogs, and one of my favorites is Healthy Tipping Point, which is written by Caitlin, who also writes OperationBeautiful.com. Caitlin is a vegetarian who eats very balanced meals, so I was surprised to l... Read more
Hello Sparkfamily! How 'bout some pie? Take a look!
1 lb. ground beef
1/4 c chopped onion
2 Tbsp. flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1 1/4 c. milk
3 oz. soft cream cheese
1 beaten egg
10 oz. cooked chop... Read more
This recipe comes from an article titled: 10 Recipes That Can Save Your Life
Broccoli, Walnut Salad
Serves 4 - Prep time 15 min
1 bunch broccoli (about 1 1/2 lbs)
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup golden raisin an... Read more
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