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2016: Year of the Vegetable

Welcome to 2016, which we’re calling the Year of the Vegetable. If you love eating vegetables, this is your lucky year. And if you (or someone in your family) doesn’t like eating vegetables, this year is going to be the year everything changes…We’re sure of it. “Plants are the new meat,” declares NPR, as it […]

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Restaurant-Style Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have an unfortunate reputation as one of the most dreaded vegetables, and yet they’re actually quite tasty…or at least they should be. The key is in the preparation. If you serve 1970s-style over-cooked, limp, flavorless Brussels sprouts, you’re pretty much guaranteeing that your family members will turn up their noses. But if you […]

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Get Your Kids to Eat Brussels Sprouts

Here’s some food for thought on getting your kids to eat their vegetables: Approach #1: Plop some cooked Brussels sprouts down on their plates. “Here kids, eat this.” (“Eeeewww!”) Approach #2: Pull out a large stalk of fresh Brussels sprouts (Thank you, Trader Joe’s). Ask one kid to help pull the sprouts off the stalks. […]

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