Veggie of the Month

Where’s The Beef? Vegan Chili

Let the record show that our family is not vegan and we could not stop eating this chili!  The Romanesco gives this chili such a meaty texture that you’ll never miss the beef!

…continue reading for a great chili recipe!

Butternut Squash

Did you know that most commercial pumpkin pies are actually made from butternut squash? It’s true! This superfood has a much milder squash taste than pumpkin and is more nutrient dense, too! This soup recipe highlights this power-packed veggie and is the perfect dish for a crisp, Fall day.

…continue reading for a great butternut squash recipe!

Purple Cabbage

Purple cabbage is packed with nutrition!  It’s packed with Vitamin A, C, folate and Vitamin K!  It’s also super high in antioxidants!!  Purple cabbage is most nutrient dense when eaten raw (in a slaw, salad, etc.), however, it’s actually easier for the body to digest the antioxidants when it’s cooked!  So win-win either way!

…continue reading for a great purple cabbage recipe!

Carrots

Carrots are super high in Vitamin A, antioxidants (Beta Carotene) and fiber.  They are great raw, steamed, roasted and even in smoothies!  Their natural sweetness makes it easy to sneak in some extra vitamins and fiber into your smoothies. 

…continue reading for my favorite carrot cake recipe!