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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Parmesan Basil Dip

Be honest. You saw the headline above and said this recipe’s got failure written all over it because my kids hate Brussels Sprouts. No big surprise there. At the risk of sounding like Captain Obvious, a dim view of sprouts is pretty much a universal consensus among all those picky diners in the pre-grownup stage. [...]

Two-Cheese & Rosemary Mashed Potato Casserole

If any vegetable has received a bad rap over the past decade or so, it’s the potato. In rapid fashion, the humble spud has been vilified as a high-carb, starchy side dish that should be banned from the plates of health seekers everywhere. But here’s the thing, all these charges against the potato can be [...]

Try our Artichoke, Mushroom and Pasta Toss Recipe

Ah, the artichoke. Such an interesting-looking vegetable, one that dates back to Ethiopia and is recognized as one of the oldest-known cultivated foods. It was considered to be a reliable digestive aid by ancient Greeks and Romans, but due to its scarcity, was only available to royalty with big bucks in those Mediterranean countries. This [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Artichokes

Did you know that artichokes – the super food of the Mediterranean – can assist in detoxing your liver and gallbladder, which in turn can lead to overall health and vitality? That’s right, you can count the artichoke as among your liver’s best friends. In fact, artichokes contain such potent amounts of the phytonutrients cynarin [...]

Cauliflower and Mushroom Bake Recipe

Everybody knows that carrots are good for your eyes, but did you know that cauliflower contains even greater amounts of the Vitamin A and Vitamin C responsible for cataract prevention and optical health? Sometimes referred to as the “blander broccoli,” cauliflower is often overlooked as one of the best choices for a fiber-rich, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Spinach

Sometimes a little knowledge is just confusing. For instance, many of us know by now that spinach is incredibly anti-carcinogenic. With more than 13 distinct flavinoids in every serving, spinach helps counter free radicals in our bodies. Guess who never cared a lick about free radicals in his body? Guess who can’t even pronounce flavinoids? [...]

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Think kale is the only super food you need to include in your diet to optimize your health? Think again! Green Giant® Fresh Brussels Sprouts have more phyto-nutrients and anti-inflammatory agents than nearly any other vegetable readily available to you and can kick your diet and health into high-gear just in time for warmer weather. [...]