10 Fun Facts About Sweet Potatoes

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While kale is queen of the vegetable superfoods (how did you celebrate National Kale Day?), the sweet potato may be the most royal root at the Greenmarket. I love to load up on them as we transition into the cooler months, especially because they pair well with warming spices, like allspice and cinnamon. Below are […]

Recipes of the Week: Warm Winter Favorites

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Upgrading the Classic Tuna Salad Want a tastier, healthier substitute for commercial mayo? Try using plain whole-milk Greek yogurt whenever you’d normally reach for the mayo. If you want to give it even more of that mayo-like tang, just stir a squirt of fresh lemon juice and a small spoonful of mustard into the yogurt. […]

Super Snacks for Super Bowl and Sundays

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Super-Savory Snacking Call it a snack or a condiment; enjoy it by the spoonful or use it as a topping on everything from chicken to soup. This herb-spiced, lemony olive-and-walnut sauté is simple to make, yet is remarkably savory. I like to use Aleppo pepper when I make this, but you can swap out Aleppo […]

Recipes of the Week: Yummy Fall Finds

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Autumn Fruit Jam Blueberry-Cranberry Cider Jam It’s cranberry time! Although fresh cranberries are ultra-tart, they pair beautifully with sweeter fruits in desserts, jams, and ice cream. (Note: 100% cranberry juice is also incredibly tart. It’s a safe bet that any cranberry drink you order at a bar or restaurant is mostly high-fructose corn syrup with […]

Make This Appetizer Today – Hummus

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This tasty and healthy bean spread has gained in popularity over the past few years. Our version has all the benefits of a more traditional recipe, but with less olive oil. The combination of garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), tahini, lemon juice, cumin and garlic is a show-stopper. This recipe is very versatile – use […]

Snappy, Sweet, and 100% Vegetable!

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I’m not an early-morning person, especially not on weekends, but I have found something at the farmer’s market that is absolutely worth getting up early for on a Saturday: sugar snap peas.  They’re the most crisp, sweet, and pleasantly pea-ish pea I’ve ever had.  And to think I might have missed the cute little guys […]

Feel Good About SWEET PALMS, Healthy Breakfasts

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Nut, Seed & Fruit Granola with Palm Sugar I’m always on the prowl for new unrefined sweeteners – not only are they a healthier alternative to heavily processed white sugar, unrefined sweeteners like maple syrup and honey have flavor instead of just being super-sweet. It’s fun to play with flavor pairings to see which sweetener […]