Tag Archives: vegetables

3 Noodle-Free Recipes to Amp Up Your Spaghetti (Squash) and Meatballs

It might be hard to believe that a big yellow vegetable can be transformed into a bowl of amazing angel-hair-like pasta, but it can in just a few simple steps. All you have to do is take a spaghetti squash,…

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7 Easy (and Delicious!) Dishes You Can Make Using Cauliflower

Let’s be honest: Plain, steamed cauliflower is a dish few people actually look forward to eating. It’s kind of boring and a little bland. But don’t write it off quite yet! Cauliflower is actually an incredibly versatile veggie that can…

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Make Healthy Ranch at Home in Minutes!

Is ranch dressing your guilty pleasure? If so, I have good news for you: it doesn’t have to make you feel guilty anymore. If you’re that person at the dining table who bathes your salads, wings or almost anything you…

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Is Celery the Next “It” Vegetable?

Celery is one of those vegetables that doesn’t get too much buzz around it. Unlike Brussels sprouts or kale, both of which have become superstar veggies lately, celery just keeps going about its business without much fanfare. But the truth…

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Urban Eden: Farming in Detroit

According to the 2010 US Census, about 80 percent of the population lives in what is considered an “urban” area, meaning only approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population lives rurally. Historically, it tends to be more difficult to find fresh fruits and veggies…

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Best By (insert date): Easy Ways to Know if Produce is Expired

Let’s be honest, we all can admit of at least once eating a food that had an expired date. Whether it was the barbecue chips in the back of your car or the apple hiding in the pantry we figured…

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5 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Were Found at the CHASS Mercado Until Now

Just when you thought Southwest Detroit was famous enough for its great food selections, this summer it took its reputation to a whole new level! In case you haven’t already heard,  Community Health and Social Services Center, better known to Metro Detroiters as CHASS, set up shop last month for their…

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Follow these BBQ tips for delicious, healthy grilled meals all summer long

This guest post is from Katie Serbinski (formerly Caputo), a registered dietitian who blogs foodie-inspired recipes at ktcaputo.com and tweets healthy tips and tricks @katieserbinski. She works as a nutrition and health communications consultant for various food industry organizations and small businesses. Nothing…

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Uh Oh, You Might Be Cooking Your Veggies All Wrong

Ask any nutritionist whether you should eat more vegetables and the answer will be yes. But then you have to decide how to cook those veggies. You probably know that deep-frying isn’t encouraged (as delicious as French fries are, they…

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