Boiling cabbage would stink and steam up our 70’s galley kitchen. It was complete with a golden- toned fridge, matching range without an exhaust, pine picnic table and bench style seating, and one rather small window overlooking the yard where believe it or not, our small little rescued dog Sheba would jump up and perch, just like a cat.
Frozen vegetables are just as healthy as fresh vegetables. They are also super convenient when you’re too tired to chop fresh vegetables. Now there’s no excuse to skip out on your greens.
Take advantage of the body cleansing antioxidant benefits found in leafy green vegetables. From chopped kale, spinach, and rapini to a couple of green mixed vegetables, Cookin’ Greens is a Canadian success story that will be featured on CBC’s Dragon Den on Sunday, March 24th.
You’d think with that burst of crimson colour and the sweet taste, beets would be the queen of winter vegetables. How many other vegetable can you think of where you can eat the tops and the bottoms? Beet greens can be added to soups or salads or made into a side dish when sautéed with oil and garlic and the beets can be enjoyed in so many ways. It’s like getting two vegetables for the price of one. And apart from the red and golden varieties, you can also get a striped candy cane variety adding more interest and colour to your plate.
Why then, do potatoes get so much real estate on the grocery floor compared to those gorgeous beets? I think it all comes down to not knowing what the heck to do with beets! Learn to love the taste and appreciate the goodness of beets.
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