Kale is delicious and also offers a lot of nutrients.

Kale, a Nutrient Powerhouse

Kale is a vegetable that belongs to the species brassica oleracea, that includes other famous relatives such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbages. This vegetable has always been popular in Northern Europe and it is a well-documented fact that Thomas Jefferson experimented with some varieties of Kale during the 19th century. However, the popularity of…

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Tacos are a very important part of everyday life in Mexico.

A Brief History of Tacos

In addition to being tasty, tacos are almost as ancient as civilization in Mexico. This versatile, apparently uncomplicated dish has many stories to tell. Let’s discover some of them! Who Invented Tacos? So, who invented tacos? We don’t know for sure. We do know, however, that they were a staple in the diet of the…

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Chicken offers many interesting health benefits.

5 Health Benefits of Chicken

Chicken is popular all over the world, and for good reason. In addition to being tasty and versatile, chicken offers many interesting health benefits. Read on to learn more about them! A Great Source of Protein Chicken is a good source of protein with relatively little fat, at least in comparison to other sources of…

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Brussels sprouts have an interesting history and an amazing nutrient profile.

5 Delicious Facts About Brussels Sprouts

While Brussels sprouts are not exactly the most popular food among children, they have an interesting history and an amazing nutrient profile. Read on to discover five fast and delicious facts about this interesting vegetable. The Reason Why They Look Like Miniature Cabbages Brussels Sprouts are part of the Brassica oleracea family of cruciferous vegetables,…

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Pasta names are an interesting part of the heritage of Italian cuisine.

The Amusing Stories Behind Pasta Names

Who doesn’t love pasta? Pasta is a global dish appreciated everywhere. But how many of us know the interesting stories behind pasta names? From “feathers” to “little ears” and “small tongues”, these names reflect the originality and passion that make Italian cuisine such an exciting adventure. Penne Penne means “feathers” in Italian. This is one…

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Our Gourmet Prep Meals are delightful and nutritious.

4 Reasons to Order Our Gourmet Prep Meals

It’s no secret: Great food is our passion at Chef Gourmet. Our Gourmet Prepared Meals display the imagination and skill of our Executive Chef Cyndi Garces. Gluten free, sugar free, packing a lot of proteins and prepared with natural ingredients, our menus will amaze you with creative combinations that are both delightful and nutritious. Our…

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Spinach is rich in nutrients, as Popeye knew.

4 Health Benefits of Spinach

For those familiar with Popeye, spinach is the quintessential healthy food. In reality, while this vegetable won’t make your biceps grow instantly, it does offer many interesting health benefits you should keep in mind. Spinach is High in Antioxidants Spinach is notoriously rich in antioxidants. These compounds neutralize unstable molecules called free radicals that cause…

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