Carrot is an economical vegetable in addition to being very versatile: it can be enjoyed from starter to dessert and both raw and cooked. It is an excellent source of vitamin A which plays an important role in particular for vision. Carrots are usually sold in large quantities and can be found year round. They […]
The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, spotlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security, as well as urging efforts to improve sustainable production and reduce waste.
Creating a garden on your balcony is an easy, practical, rewarding and accessible project. It’s so nice to have access to fresh herbs as well as your own fruits and vegetables for cooking. Even if you don’t have access to land, it’s possible to design a lush and diverse garden. Follow these tips to start […]
Have you ever heard of jicama? It is a root vegetable native to Central America, and especially from Mexico, whose name is derived from the Aztec word xicamatl meaning “that which has taste”. It looks like a turnip or a round potato but a little bit flattened, like a top. Its flesh is juicy, crunchy […]
It is not easy to eat local in winter in colder climates, since few seasonal vegetables are available. However, every meal doesn’t have to revolve around potatoes and onions, since there are some vitamin-rich cold-weather produce that are absolutely delicious. Get inspired by our TOP 10 winter vegetable recipes, and enjoy fresh veggies with plenty […]
LCHF (Low-carb High-fat) and ketogenic diets are very trendy. They consist of eating few carbohydrates and lots of fat, helping weight loss and/or blood glucose control. We have designed 2 specific meal plans to help you follow them easily. If you are watching carbs, here’s our list of the 10 best vegetables to eat on […]
At the end of the summer, it’s time to bring home large quantities of fresh produce at great prices. In winter, these same foods are scarce and more expensive, but with a little organization, it is possible to savour them all year long. Here we help you discover the 5 best foods to stock up.
You might have heard that if you take an anticoagulant (blood thinner), like Coumadin (warfarin), you should stop eating, or at least eat fewer, green vegetables, because they contain too much Vitamin K. But is this really the case?
Everybody has their own criteria for choosing fruits and vegetables from the produce section. It’s not uncommon to see people pressing, touching, squeezing, smelling produce to try and suss out how ripe it might be. But what is the best method for choosing fruits and vegetables?
Updated: 2020-01-16 Aside from the comment on cauliflower’s price at $ 7.49/ea, this article originally published in January 2016 is unfortunately still current, since the prices of vegetables and fruits always soar at the beginning of the year. In fact, researchers from Dalhousie and Guelph universities, in the 10th edition of their annual food price […]