You care about your health, so you eat veggies every day. But are you preparing the same ones over and over again? Time to get out of your cooking rut! Here are six often-neglected vegetables our dietitians recommend trying.
This cool, green and creamy soup is very satisfying and healthy. It’s powered up with spinach and seasoned with fresh herbs. You’ll enjoy the unique, fresh flavors.
This Greek yogurt spinach dip is creamy and delicious but without all the fat of a typical dip. Enjoy the health benefits of yogurt and spinach without any guilt.
This delicious, healthy smoothie features spinach and kale—the cancer-fighting greens that keep you going—as well as sweet grapes, a pear, orange and banana. Ingredients 1 cup cleaned spinach leaves, firmly packed 1 cup cleaned kale, roughly chopped, firmly packed 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 Bartlett pear – core, stem and seeds removed 1 orange … Read More
You may find root vegetables such as beets turning up in the farmers markets and in your community-supported agriculture shares. Beets are a great source of healthful, naturally occurring nitrates, which may help to support healthy blood pressure. And all parts of the plant are edible, from the leafy stems — which can be sautéed like spinach — to … Read More
Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients because they’re leafy greens. To find out if one or the other is better for your heart, we asked Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, and Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD. See the results of our Knockout below — … Read More