How To Eat More Vegetables

How to Eat More Vegetables

No matter your philosophy or school when it comes to nutrition, most people agree that eating more vegetables is a way to support your overall health, manage weight, and prevent chronic disease. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and fiber that support good digestion and health of our gut bacteria. I often notice that…

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Red Cabbage Slaw with Pecans

This recipe came about by accident. I needed to bring a dish to a party and was short on time. I really love red cabbage and thought I’d try adding candied pecans (lightly coated in maple syrup). I dressed it quickly with olive oil and lemon juice and to my surprise, it was a hit!…

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Red Cabbage Slaw

This antioxidant-rich salad is a refreshing alternative to lettuce-based salads and tastes great dressed simply with lemon juice. It’s light crispness pairs well with meat, fish, or Mexican food. I use the food processor to quickly shred the cabbage and carrots, but you can also chop the cabbage and use a hand grater for the…

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15 Super-Simple Recipes to Help You Eat More Greens

Eating more greens is an important for a variety of reasons. Greens are loaded with antioxidants and many contain beneficial nutrients like calcium, folate, and vitamin K. Read my recent article from MindBodyGreen on ways to eat more greens! Leafy greens are some of the healthiest foods you can eat, since they’re loaded with beneficial…

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Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

This is one of my favorite side dishes. In my family, we have it on Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it’s a dish my Dad enjoyed growing up in Germany. The apples provide a gentle sweetness that makes this dish pair nicely with a more savory meat dish. I like to pair red cabbage with pulled…

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