Eat Your Veggies for Optimal Metabolic Functioning! by Dr. Eric Westman. We look at carbohydrates in their most nutritious – and benign – form.
Salvaging the Child-Vegetable Relationship by Misty Humphrey in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine. Stop fighting your family and learn ways of Child-Vegetable Détente. Peace at last!
Finding turnips on a restaurant menu is a rare event, but smart chefs are rediscovering this versatile vegetable. Turnips can be baked, stir-fried, mashed, deep fried, stewed, hash browned, au gratined, pickled, roasted, grilled, or used in soups, and the leafy tops prepped like mustard greens. Inexpensive, under-appreciated and often overlooked, this cousin of mustard is fairly easy to grow, and can be found in farmers markets throughout much of the growing season.
As I approached writing this column, I felt a pang of embarrassment. How many times could I admit to you just how often I over-buy fresh produce? (I can’t help it, it’s so tempting!) Would readers be OK with how often I crib recipe ideas from others? But then I realized there is no shame in this.
With the summer season upon us, now is a great time to brush up on some grilling basics. Grilling is so much more than throwing the meat on the grill and letting it cook! For many it is the center of the family get together on Sunday afternoon. For others, it is a place to prepare the “catch of the day” and swap stories about the one that got away.