Posts Tagged by vegetables

7 Ways To Make Vegetables Taste Better

  The topic of vegetables came up yesterday while I was at school. I always bring my lunch and, since there is no microwave, I bring stuff that I can eat cold. Or at least lukewarm since my thermos never keeps anything hot. My free time between classes is spent in one of the study rooms on campus. The topic of my lunch often comes up since people figure that a nutrition student will be eating […] read more

Farmer’s Market Season About To Begin

For the past couple of years I’ve been visiting the Braintree Farmer’s Market. This year’s market season will begin the weekend of June 15th. I can’t wait for it to open! If you had asked me about going to a farmer’s market in the years before I had WLS I would have laughed. Vegetables were the enemy and a sure sign that you were depriving yourself in order to lose a few pounds. In the […] read more

Vegetable Hash

It seems the price of vegetables is going through the roof these days. One way to save money is to stop throwing out food. When small amounts of vegetables are leftover from different meals one way to use them up is to freeze them for use in a future batch of vegetable soup. If I find I have a larger amount of one type of vegetable making a family sized frittata. If there are only […] read more

Homemade Vegetable and Fruit Wash

I haven’t been able to visit the local farmers market, and probably won’t, for the next couple of weeks. I work shifts as they come available and, during the summer, this is frequently weekends and Fridays. Those are the days that everyone wants to take off so those are the days I end up working. Which means no farmer’s market for me. Since I’m not purchasing veggies there I do the next best thing. I […] read more

Recipe Remake – Low Carb Cole Slaw

I love coleslaw! The slight sweet but tangy dressing goes so well with the crunchy texture of the cabbage and carrots. What I don’t like about store bought coleslaw is the amount of sugar in their dressing. I made due with store bought because I always thought that making it myself would be a pain. Since I’m trying to avoid added sugars whenever possible I thought perhaps I should give this at least one try. […] read more

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