Nutrition · Recipes

Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

Artichokes rank high on my list of favorite superfoods. Not only are they delicious, just look at some of the nutritional benefits below: Artichokes are rich in antioxidants, even greater than dark chocolate, blueberries, and red wine. Their fiber content averages around 10 grams per one prepared artichoke, making them even more fibrous than lima… Continue reading Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

Recipes

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts rank high among my favorite vegetables, especially when they are oven roasted like this. They make a crunchy, savory side dish that pairs well with just about any kind of protein. What's so great about them? These "mini cabbages" are high in Vitamins C, A, and K (USDA), and contain a phytochemical called sulphoraphane which… Continue reading Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

garden · summer

How to Plant a Container Veggie/Herb Garden

Living in the comforts of modern day suburbia, life can become detached from reality. We take our weekly run to the grocery store to purchase much needed essentials… milk, eggs, meat, fruits, and veggies. We pull them down from refrigerated shelves giving practically no thought to how they got there in the first place. We… Continue reading How to Plant a Container Veggie/Herb Garden