Here are two new treats that I am adding to my holiday favorites, and while they aren't totally guilt-free (they are after all treats,) I can feel good indulging and sharing holiday cheer with my family. Read More
“Why bother using white onions?”
Many thanks to my brother-in-law who asked this question. He is following my blog series on the importance of eating a variety of colorful vegetables and fruits every day. If color in our produce signifies health benefits for us, what could these colorless vegetables possibly offer?
Seems he’s not the only one asking this question. In 2012, Purdue University convened a scientific roundtable, “White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients,” in Chicago, to address the contributions of white vegetables, specifically potatoes, cauliflowers, turnips, onions, parsnips, mushrooms, corn, and kohlrabi. With so much attention, white veggies must have something to offer us. Right?
Turns out they do! Read on for more information. Read More