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Food & Beverage TrendWatch: Blue Hill Savory Vegetable Yogurt

FoodNavigator-USA recently picked its list of 10 food and beverage entrepreneurs to watch in 2014 and some of the entrepreneurs are finding profit in healthful, innovative, inspiring food trends. This is the third in a series highlighting the best of FoodNavigator-USA’s list of 10 food and beverage entrepreneurs to watch in 2014. Food Navigator’s third F&B entrepreneur is none […]

March 3rd

7 Ways to Enjoy Bell Peppers

With peppers, along with many other vegetables, in season now it can be a daunting task to use everything in your garden before it starts to go bad. Try these 7 ways to use your bell peppers so you don’t waste your yield this year!

August 23rd

Are Vegetables as Good for You as They Used to Be?

According to research published in The Journal of HortScience, produce now lacks not only the taste, but also the amount of nutrients it had just 50 years ago. Vegetables today are larger, but contain more “dry matter” which dilutes the concentrations of minerals.  This results in 5% to 40% less magnesium, iron, calcium, and zinc. […]

March 15th

8 Easy Nutrition Tips to Combat Stress

Stress… it’s something we deal with on a daily basis.  Some of us take it all in stride, others let it build up to the breaking point. When we experience stress too often, our autonomic nervous system rarely has a chance to activate the relaxation response.  This can eventually lead to physical or emotional illnesses […]

January 28th

It’s a Parsnip, it’s a Carrot – No, it’s Parsley Root

My choice for this weeks unusual vegetable is Parsley Root (Petroselinum crispum variety tuberosum), also known as Rooted parsley, Turnip-Rooted Parsley, Dutch Parsley, Hamburg Parsley or Heimischer. It’s a winter root that has been used for centuries for soups and stews in the “Old World” but is fairly unknown and underutilized everywhere else – at […]

October 23rd