Coleslaw with Apple Vinaigrette

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When trying to decide what to make for this month’s post, I was very much drawn to the salad section of Catherine’s blog… probably because it’s been 90+ degrees here in New England for what feels like forever.  Needless to say, I had no desire to turn the oven on, and I think many readers out there would agree! So which salad did I choose? I’m glad you asked. The Coleslaw with apple vinaigrette! Coleslaw is typically very heavy because it’s smothered in mayonnaise, so when I saw that Catherine made hers with vinaigrette I was intrigued! And she also […]

Cruciferous…. Dinosaur Vegetables?

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Cruciferous…. Sounds like a period of Earth’s timeline doesn’t it? Mesozoic, Cretaceous, Cruciferous… Or like a vegetable the T-Rex would eat…..Dinosaurs need fiber too! Okay, i digress… these vegetables are alive and well today and you can find them right down the street at your local grocery store! Arugula Broccoli Bok Choy Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Cauliflower Collard Greens Horseradish Kale Radishes Rutabaga Turnips and greens Watercress Wasabi This family is known for its health benefits pretty far and wide. Your mom always yelled at you to eat your broccoli right? Well, here’s why! These vegetables are packed with all sorts […]

Fight Cancer with Vitamin C!

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“You’ve got a cold? Drink a glass of OJ and you’re good to go.” We’ve all heard this at one point in our lives, especially the colder months. Humans are one of the few species in the world that does not produce its own Vitamin C. This nutrient is essential for immune health, especially when it comes to preventing cancer. That’s why it’s SUPER important to seek out foods that are high in Vitamin C. Our immediate go-to is citrus, and that’s a great place to start! You could go with a classic: the orange. But you can also spread […]