Tag Archives: vegetables

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
Easy (And Vegan!) Baked Zucchini Fries

Easy (And Vegan!) Baked Zucchini Fries

They’re the ultimate comfort food. Golden, crisp, hot, greasy fries dunked in a puddle of ketchup. Your taste buds couldn’t ask for more. But your body deserves better. The next time your burger calls for a side, try these easy, oven-baked, breaded z ...
Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

They look like potatoes, they cook like potatoes, but turnips trump your usual spuds in more ways than one. Compare a single cup of cubes: potatoes pack in 13.5 grams of carbs. Turnips? Only 4.2. Counting calories? You get 58 with potatoes, while tur ...
Creamy Turkey & Vegetable Pot Pie

Creamy Turkey & Vegetable Pot Pie

You know the drill: it’s the day after Thanksgiving, and that platter of leftovers is pulled from the fridge, along with the mayo, lettuce and loaf of bread. Turkey sandwiches taste great, for maybe a day. But when there’s enough for a week’s worth, ...