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Top 10 Root Vegetables to Replace Grains

Root vegetables have been a staple in many South American and Asian diets for thousands of years. In fact, records show that certain root veggies like sweet potatoes were an important ingredient in folk medicine over 5,000 years ago, and they’ve supported undernourished populations around the world ever since. Starchy veggies provide vital nutrients like vitamin…

What Are Chives? How to Grow, Harvest & Use This Beneficial Vegetable

Although most people associate chives as a simple garnish for baked potatoes, egg dishes and salads, there are so many more potential benefits and uses of this versatile vegetable. In fact, like other veggies in the same family, they are packed with important nutrients and health-promoting compounds that have been shown to fight cancer cell…

Scallions: The Immune-Boosting, Disease-Fighting Powerhouses

Frequently used as a garnish to throw in a bit of color to a dish, scallions are often overlooked and overshadowed by other ingredients. Believe it or not, though, this vegetable has a whole lot more to offer than some added color. In fact, scallions are low in calories, rich in nutrients and boast some…

Liver Failure (+ 5 Natural Tips to Manage Liver Failure Symptoms)

Liver failure occurs when your liver, a vital producer of proteins for the body and an important filter of wastes, slows or stops working because of disease, malnutrition, infection or harmful chemicals, including drugs. The liver makes bile (fluid that aids in breaking down fats), stores fat and sugar as energy for the body and changes harmful…

27 Healthy Grilling Recipes for Year-Round Deliciousness

With the dog days of summer upon us, it's a perfect time to get outside and fire up the grill. Whether you're confident in the kitchen or just starting out, cooking on the grill has plenty of benefits: Recipes tend to be simpler, grilling lets flavors shine through, and of course, it keeps the house cool during those…

What Are Fructans? Signs of Fructan Intolerance & How to Overcome It

Found in abundance throughout the food supply — both in natural food sources and added into processed foods — most of us get a hearty dose of fructans in our daily diets without even realizing it. Not only is fructan plentiful in grains and wheat products, but it’s also present in many types of fruits,…

Hungarian Chicken Paprikash Recipe

This chicken paprikash recipe is my healthy take on a classic Hungarian favorite. If you haven't had this delicious chicken dish before, then you are really in for a treat! Most chicken paprikash recipes don't include many vegetables and definitely not leafy greens, but what's a main course without some antioxidant-rich greens? I'm taking this…

Béarnaise Sauce Recipe for Steaks, Eggs and More

I’m always looking for ways to liven up foods. You know the deal: you have a go-to steak recipe or favorite roasted veggies, but they can use a little oomph. If that sounds familiar, I’ve got you covered. I’ve just perfected my béarnaise sauce recipe, and it is good. This is the sauce you’re going…

Calabacitas Recipe: A Flavorful New Mexican Zucchini Dish

Have you ever tried calabacitas? It's commonly served as a side dish in New Mexico, but when you add plenty of veggies, beans and a source of high-quality protein, this dish becomes a healthy and fulfilling meal. I absolutely love preparing my own Mexican and New Mexican dishes because they contain healthy fats, plenty of…

19 Health-Packed Rhubarb Recipes

Have you tried rhubarb before? The bright red vegetable is a favorite ingredient for experienced cooks, but it’s time that novice chefs embrace it, too. While it’s technically a veggie, rhubarb is often used like a fruit, thanks to its tangy flavor – it’s often found in muffins and pies, which counteract the tartness and…