How to Grow Sprouts
Growing sprouts is a relatively easy gardening project. Indeed, it requires very little material and space, and green shoots have a short growth period and can be grown year-round!
TOP 10 Eggplant Recipes You’ll Want to Eat Every Day
Eggplant season is finally back! Rich in fiber and antioxidants, this purple-colored “fruit” is the star of summer vegetables. The name “eggplant”, which is commonly used in North America and in Australia, was originally applied to white cultivars, that look very much like hen’s eggs.
TOP 10 Water-Rich Foods
Water is the most important element of our body. It accounts for 60 to 65 % of the weight of adults. This proportion varies according to age and decreases over the years. In order to compensate for the losses (about 2 liters per day), we must drink daily. Some of this hydration can come from […]
Green Shoots and Sprouts: Benefits and Risks
Green shoots and sprouts are seeds of vegetables, legumes, cereals, grasses, or nuts and seeds that are germinated and picked a few days/weeks after they have germinated, before they become plants in their own right.
7 Tips to Better Store Fruits and Vegetables
Do you know how to store fruits and vegetables to extend their life? Whether you already know or do not know how to keep your veggies, these 7 tips will help you reduce waste and save money.
TOP 10: Cabbage Recipes to Fill up with Vitamins
Vitamins are essential nutrients to keep us healthy. While it’s important to get them all year round, it’s more important in the winter season because the body experiences more stress during this period which hence makes it more susceptible to colds, flu, and other health problems. Luckily winter is also cabbage season. Do you think […]
TOP 15 Low-FODMAP Vegetables
The low-FODMAP diet provides relief to long-time sufferers of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)*. It consists of a phase of temporary elimination of FODMAP carbohydrates, followed by a phase of reintroduction and a phase of long-term maintenance. Since FODMAPs are found in many fruits, vegetables, nuts, dairy and grain products, the person starting this diet may […]
TOP 10 Creative Bell Pepper Recipes
Bell peppers are available year-round, but they’re at their best in late summer, when they’re more likely to come from a local farm! Delicious and versatile, they beautifully color our dishes, whether they are eaten raw or cooked, grilled or roasted. To make the most of them, here are ten succulent recipes with brightly colored […]
Are Nightshades Dangerous for Your Health?
In nutrition, it is not uncommon to hear everything and its opposite. So how do you find your way around when one day you hear that you have to eliminate a certain food from your diet, and then the next day it’s the one that you absolutely have to have on your plate? You may have […]
Garlic Scapes, a Fragrant Stem
Have you ever tried garlic scapes, those spiral stems that appear in public markets and specialty stores around mid-June? If the answer is no, I invite you to try out this tasty delight.
TOP 10: Simple and Easy Carrot Recipes
Carrot is an economical vegetable in addition to being very versatile: it can be enjoyed from starter to dessert and both raw and cooked. It is an excellent source of vitamin A which plays an important role in particular for vision. Carrots are usually sold in large quantities and can be found year round. They […]
2021: International Year of Fruits and Vegetables
The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, spotlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security, as well as urging efforts to improve sustainable production and reduce waste.