Eat the Rainbow

As mentioned in our recent post, the recommendation to eat more vegetables is a popular one–and for good reason. Vegetables are an excellent source of fiber, water, vitamins, and minerals. They also come in many different colors, which makes them not only visually pleasing, but health-promoting too.  How is that colors can promote health? Phytochemicals, or phytonutrients, are the compounds responsible for the vibrant colors and…

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RECIPE: Buffalo Cauliflower

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and whether or not you’re a Tom Brady fan, you’re likely to be participating in the American tradition of celebrating the day with lots of food.   This year, try out this crowd-pleasing recipe for Buffalo Cauliflower. It’s tasty and perfectly festive, as well as good for you. It’s a touchdown, regardless of the outcome of the game.  …

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Vegetables: Tried, True, and Always Good-for-You

Keto, Paleo, and Vegan, oh my! The holiday season came and went, and no matter what diet you are or aren’t following in 2019, your plate probably welcomes a variety of vegetables. It’s no secret that nutrition advice is often confusing and contradictory, and it’s also no secret that the latest and greatest diet seems to always be right around the corner. After all, as…

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Thanksgiving: On Gratefulness and Greenery

The holiday season is upon us, and Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. (Seriously, where does the time go?!) Here are some things to consider to make this Thanksgiving the best yet. Thanksgiving is generally filled with good food and fellowship, but too often it leaves people feeling uncomfortably full, guilty about what and how much they’ve eaten, and with a sense of dread…

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