Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Quinoa Swap this protein-packed grain for others to get a balanced meat-free meal and heart-healthy antioxidants Now recognized as the world’s most nutritious grain, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has been cultivated in the Andes Mountains for more than 5,000 years. As a whole grain, this seed-like South American fruit…

Healing foods – Kale

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Kale Warding off cancer, vascular disease, and eye disorders, spinach’s curly edged cousin is a low-calorie antioxidant heavyweight Chock-full of essential nutrients, such as calcium, folate, potassium, fiber, iron, and vitamins A (in the form of beta-carotene), C, and K, kale provides more nutritional value from fewer calories…

Nutritious Fall Salads

Brought to us by VT Orange Beet Salad w/ Fennel & Radicchio Serves 8 Arrange this salad on a shallow platter rather than in a deep bowl to show off the colorful toppings. ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cracked black pepper ½ tsp. ground fennel seed 3…