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Cruciferous What?

Cruciferous. Big word, huh? Not only is it fun to say. I really like how it rolls off the tongue. But my real love of this vegetable family stems from their big cancer fighting potential. I love that fact! The vegetables in this class are also called Brassicaceae. Another big word. So what makes these … Continue Reading ››

TURNIPS

I continually find it interesting when I research a vegetable. I get all excited about the nutritional benefits and am always amazed. Always. No exception with the turnip this time either! The turnip has been a popular staple in the European diet since prehistoric times. I would’ve … Continue Reading ››

Hashed Brussels Sprouts

brussels sproutAre you one of the few that like the taste and texture of Brussels sprouts or do they make your face screw up into that expression we get when disgusted by a food flavor? I love the little guys! Now, don’t get me wrong, I … Continue Reading ››