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!
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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
Are you using slim fast or any type of meal replacement? If so how is it working for you? and how much weight have you lost? I've lost 12 lbs replacing 2 meals a day. Thanks for sharing. 223... Read more
I've committed to clean eating this month and made a really yummy ground turkey salsa meatloaf for dinner. My aim is to cut out all artificial/processed foods, and I was happy that I found a meatloaf recipe that didn't call for any of that junk (even... Read more
I see a lot of recipes I would like to use on sparkrecipes. I am a 'planner'. I like to plan what I am going to eat for the next week. I would love to be able to choose from a list, or favorites or something while I am doing the planning to I can... Read more
I get a weekly produce bin and this week I've gotten a few things I don't normally use (which is the point). I'm hoping you guys can help me figure out how to prepare them. I have brussel sprouts, which I've NEVER had but am excited to try, red chard... 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
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
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
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