Okra is most commonly grown in warmer climates like Africa and South Asia. This allows for longer harvest times as the plants can’t survive in the cold. While it’s biologically classified as a fruit, its flavor isn’t sweet and okra used more like a vegetable in cooking. Perhaps its most common and well-known use is […]
Nothing can set the mood for chilly winter nights like a heartwarming soup can. Make it even healthier and opt for a good vegetable soup. With usually just a few ingredients and spices for vegetable soup, they’re super easy to prepare. What’s even great about some soup dishes is you can prepare them ahead of […]
The idea of alkaline rich foods was once almost unheard of, but the topic has become increasingly popular in recent years. The idea is that the food that you eat may influence the acidity or alkalinity of your body, which then leads to impacts on your health. And, notably, relying on alkaline foods may have more […]
I don’t know what it is about me that I love to list things. After the massive list of 66 exotic fruits from around the world, I had to take on the next thing and list as many weird/cool vegetables I could find. Many of these I’ve actually seen and tried in my travels through […]
Vegetable of the month clubs provide the chance to enjoy a variety of fresh produce delivered straight to your door. Many will also give you the chance to try out new vegetable varieties that you might not have seen before. But, before we get into the clubs, let’s talk a little about vegetables themselves. Vegetables […]
For this list, we’ve rounded up the best anti-inflammatory foods, ones that should be in your diet regularly. At the same time, cutting down on sugar, ultra-processed foods, and dairy products may also help to lower your inflammation and protect your health.
Most of us know that we should be eating more dark leafy greens. Swiss chard, spinach, kale, and all the other examples are packed with nutrients that are good for our mental and physical health, but the greens aren’t always appealing. Finding good ways to eat dark leafy greens is essential.
Fruits and vegetables tend to come in familiar colors, like orange carrots and red tomatoes, but those colors aren’t your only choice. There are many weird colored fruits, vegetables and spices out there too. Don’t worry, we’re not talking about genetically modified food. We’re simply talking about different varieties or cultivars of foods that you […]