Carrots often get short shrift in the veggie world, but they’re actually healthy superstars! Learn the health benefits of carrots and get some awesome carrot recipes.
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For those cold and windy early spring days, there’s no better antidote than hearty hot lentil stew! White wine, garlic, poultry seasoning, lemon juice, and fennel work together to transform simple rustic ingredients into a delicious cure for chilly-day blahs. As a bonus, this one-pot vegan meal comes together fairly quickly and lets the slow cooker do most of the work!
Red, black, yellow, white, purple, green—these were the colors that wild carrots (also known as Queen Anne’s Lace) started out being – pretty much every color but orange! First cultivated in Afghanistan in the 7th century, the original domesticated carrot was purple outside and yellow inside, similar to the Purple Dragon carrots you see at local farmers markets.
Whether these are THE most nutritious vegetables is up for debate, but they are clearly health winners. Here’s how Colleen Vanderlinden recommends growing them.
This recipe should be called, “shake hands with turnips” because turnips are the only vegetable that I’ve yet to make friends with. In fact, I don’t think I’d ever eaten a turnip until my husband and I joined a CSA. Now they show up in our baskets all the time, mocking us. I’ve tried them in dozens of recipes, but this is by far my favorite.
Sneak more veggies into your diet without even knowing it.
If you’re tired of tomato-based pasta sauces, try this gingery carrot miso sauce. It’s perfect on winter pastas or any cooked grain.
These muffins are one of my favorite recipes for sweet winter carrots.
These ethnic vegetarian and vegan dishes are certain to spice up your Thanksgiving menu.
Here’s a list of fruits and vegetables that store well over the winter. Be sure to stock up at your final local farmers market!
Halloween isn’t even here yet and I’m already thinking about the winter vegetables that I can’t wait to cook up. Something about these hearty vegetables makes me want to stay indoors, make copious amounts of delicious food, and enjoy the winter season. Here are 5 winter vegetable recipes to keep you satiated through the long winter months ahead.
Easy, healthy vegan lunches that can be made on Sunday for the work week. They freeze well and can be eaten cold if you do not have access to a microwave.
Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties are also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler temperatures of spring. These cool-weather crops are typically planted in the early spring for a late spring/early summer harvest and again in the late summer […]