Broccoli is a good source of dietary fiber, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), potassium and copper. Broccoli is also a good source of vitamin B1, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc, calcium, iron, niacin and selenium. This recipe from EatingWell is perfect for […]

Why add broccoli to your plate? Well, it’s a nutrition powerhouse: broccoli is low in calories and rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including fiber. One cup of cooked broccoli offers as much vitamin C as an orange, and is a good source of beta-carotene. Broccoli contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Cauliflower is […]

Butternut squash is one of the best sources of four carotenoids: alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Butternut-Apple Crisp Bars 9 3cupsbutternut squash, peeled and sliced 3cupstart apples, sliced 1/2cupall-purpose flour 1/2cupwhole wheat flour 1cupbrown sugar or honey 1/3cupchopped nuts 6Tbspunsalted butter, softened 2tspfresh lemon juice 1/2tspsalt 1/8tspground cloves Preheat oven to 350˚F and grease a […]

Apples are a fantastic healthy snack, full of soluble fiber and immune-boosting vitamin C (providing 14% of the Daily Value). Cook up this delicious fall treat for a healthier sweet! Apple Crisp 8 8tart apples 1/3cuphoney or maple syrup 1tsplemon juice 1tspcinnamon 1/2tspvanilla extract 1/4tspnutmeg 1/2cupall-purpose flour 1/2cupwhole wheat flour 1/2cupbrown sugar 1stick unsalted butter, softened 1tspcinnamon […]

Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. Applesauce 3 cups 8medium-sized Vermont apples 1/2cupwater 1Tbspfresh lemon juice or orange juice 1/2tspcinnamon maple syrup or brown sugar, to taste Core and dice apples. Place in […]

Before summer officially ends, get this delicious recipe on your table! Summer squash is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium and Vitamin B6. In addition, it is high in manganese, a mineral which helps the body process fats, carbohydrates, and glucose. Summer Squash Gratin 4 1large onion, thinly sliced […]

If you want a versatile vegetable, look no further than zucchini. Whether eaten raw or cooked, there are many ways to enjoy it and still get the vitamins and minerals you need. Zucchini falls under the umbrella of summer squash, which are harvested before their rinds harden—unlike, say, pumpkins and butternut squash. Zucchini has a good amount […]