Carrots Are Good For More Than Your Eyes!

Carrots are root vegetables that were first grown in Afghanistan around 900 AD. Orange may be their best-known color, but they also come in other hues, including purple, yellow, red, and white. Early carrots were purple or yellow. Orange carrots…

You Should Bake Today

No yeast, no problem! Quick breads are so easy because they don’t require yeast, kneading, or extra time to rise. Instead of yeast, they use leaveners like baking powder of baking soda to create the bubbles in the batter that makes the…

So Many Reasons to Eat More Beets

Many people have strong feelings about beets (usually in the negative), but learning how to cook beets properly can change minds for good. If you don’t love beets, using one of these methods to prepare beets for roasting, steaming and…

What You Need to Know About Bison

Bison are one of over 100 species of hoofed mammals belonging to the Bovidae family, which also includes cattle. While often grouped with buffalo, their anatomical features slightly differ. Historically, bison has been the second most popular type of red meat, with…

The Impressive Health Benefits of Cabbage

Despite its impressive nutrient content, cabbage is often overlooked. While it may look a lot like lettuce, it actually belongs to the Brassica genus of vegetables, which includes broccoli, cauliflower and kale. There are over 400 different varieties of cabbage grown throughout…