Archive for the 'Vegetables' Category

Eat Broccoli

Posted on November 19, 2011 - Filed Under Nutrition, Vegetables, family | Leave a Comment

My girl just can’t get enough broccoli. It’s pretty awesome. She likes it steamed straight-up.
Reasons to eat more broccoli:
Potential Cancer Prevention
It’s Just Good For You
Enjoy!

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Sunday Dinner

Posted on June 12, 2011 - Filed Under Nutrition, Vegetables, food | Leave a Comment

This was the Sunday Dinner I prepared for the wife and I tonight. So good.
No need to add a bunch of crap to veggies to “make them taste good.” That’s weak. All I did was add spinach to a bowl. Then I added cherry tomatoes (sliced in half), steamed broccoli and sauteed zucchini (sauteed in [...]

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Vitamins

Posted on April 28, 2011 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables, healthy lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Eating a well-balanced, healthy diet that includes plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you get enough vitamins each day.
Medline Plus has a list of essential vitamins, what they do in your body and where to get them. Might be worth knowing.
Sources:
Medline Plus: Vitamins
Medline Plus: Fruits and Vegetables

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Fruits and Veggies Still Matter

Posted on April 8, 2011 - Filed Under Fruit, Vegetables, healthy lifestyle | 2 Comments

Good advice from @Fruits_Veggies. Here is the link from the tweet about why you should fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables.
I’m not perfect at it but I’m trying to make sure I get more in. Can you?

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National Nutrition Month

Posted on March 9, 2011 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables | 4 Comments

March is National Nutrition Month and the theme is “Eat Right with Color.”

“Adding a splash of colorful seasonal foods to your plate makes for more than just a festive meal. A rainbow of foods creates a palette of nutrients, each with a different bundle of potential benefits for a healthful eating plan.”

– Karen Ansel, RD [...]

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More Fruits and Veggies?

Posted on December 6, 2010 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Interesting graph showing fruit and vegetable intake. Today may be a good day for all of us to try and regularly get more.

[Click image to enlarge].
Source: State of the Plate: 2010 Study on America’s Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables

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Broccoli Much?

Posted on October 13, 2010 - Filed Under Random, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Nothing like a mouth full of broccoli. : ) She loves the stuff:

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Random Thursday Post?

Posted on September 2, 2010 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables, food | 4 Comments

Avocado can make anything taste really good.  Just thought you should know.

This was dinner a couple of nights ago.

And this is my 18-month-old cutie.  Just want everyone to know that she’s awesome.  : )

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Potassium

Posted on September 1, 2010 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables | 4 Comments

Been reading about potassium lately.  It’s good stuff.
“Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular function, too.”
Most people need about 2,000 mg each day.  If you’re eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, you shouldn’t have a problem getting [...]

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Zucchini, Mushroom, Garlic and Spinach Salad

Posted on June 3, 2010 - Filed Under Nutrition, Vegetables, food, healthy lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Had this last night w/ grilled chicken.  Few cloves of finely chopped garlic sauteed in olive oil.  Add chopped zucchini and mushrooms.  Let it all cook together for a bit.  Add some feta cheese and then add some chopped spinach.  It was really good on top of the chicken.
I think I’ve posted this before but [...]

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