The Mediterranean Secret to Phenomenal Vegetables

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  Written by Diana Bauman, Contributing Writer Growing up, my family ate a lot of vegetables.  It comes as no surprise being that my mother is from Sevilla, Spain where vegetables are a staple of the Mediterranean diet. When I was younger I never understood why so many of my friends complained about eating their vegetables. “They’re gross”, some would say.  Others, “they have no flavor!” I remember asking my mami why so many people disliked colorful, seasonal vegetables at their peak of freshness.  I […]

How to Cook Vegetables: Steaming, Pan Cooking and Lots of Tasty Recipes

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“I know we should eat more vegetables, but…” This is a common refrain. I bet you’ve even said it yourself. Vegetables tend to be one of the most under-appreciated parts of the food kingdom, and sadly, one that very few people have learned to truly incorporate into their regular eating habits. The video above is a clip from a recent episode of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (one of the few things worth watching on tv!). Watch this brief segment to see that today’s children are […]