Kale gets a lot of cred as a superfood, but that humble bunch of collard greens is actually a nutritional powerhouse, too!
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Do you like to grow your own food? Looking for an easy gardening project that delivers results fast? Ever considered trying your hand at homegrown microgreens?
Summer’s in full swing now: ’tis well and truly the Season of the Salad! This pretty, filling dish makes a cool and easy lunch, or an elegant pot-luck contribution — without overheating your healthy vegan kitchen. Use freshly-snipped herbs for best flavor, and rejoice in how satisfying summer salads can be!
I was excited when the publisher sent over my review copy of the new cookbook Kale: I absolutely love the stuff, and love finding new ways to incorporate it into my kitchen plans! But when I started cooking with this book, I admit it wasn’t exactly what I expected.
A recent report from the CDC shows that leafy greens are the primary source of foodborne illness.
Gourds get a lot of the glory in the fall, but my favorite part of fall food is dark leafy greens. Let the greens roll in! My favorite dark and leafy is kale, and I’d love to hear from you guys! What’s your favorite leafy green? Let us know in our poll!
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.
According to a new survey, the top food and beverage trends to watch for in the coming year include a relatively exotic choice of meat for American palates: goat; as well as efficient, nutrient-packed vegetables: greens.
In case last week’s post on vegan Caribbean dishes wasn’t enough to make you forget about winter, here’s one more recipe to beat those winter doldrums.
This healthful winter pasta has vibrant color and a sweet-sour flavor sure to boost your mood on a gloomy day.
Kale is a cold-weather green that is at its peak late fall through early spring. Make the most of this year’s kale bounty with some delicious kale recipes.
After reading Victoria Boutenko’s Green for Life book, I decided to challenge myself to drink green smoothies daily, as she recommends. Here is how it’s going so far.I have been drinking the smoothies for about 10 days now. I have only tried two smoothie recipes so far, but have created four different smoothies (mostly on […]
The following is a book review of Green for Life, The Updated Classic on Green Smoothie Nutrition by Victoria Boutenko. As a nutrition professional I frequently discover new diets and eating habits. Many claim to offer optimal health or weight loss, disease control or the next thing. I find myself reading diet books with a […]