Photo of farro salad illustrates blog: "What Is Farro?"

What Is Farro?

Another delicious gift from the Mediterranean tradition, farro is a whole grain you should definitely consider adding to your diet. Keep reading to take a closer look at its history and nutrition profile.  What Is Farro? Farro is a type of wheat with a nutty flavor and a chewy consistency once cooked. There are three…

Are onions good for you?

Are Onions Good for You?

Not only are onions a savory addition to many dishes, but they are also packed with essential nutrients. From the vitamins they contain to the antioxidants they provide, here’s why onions are good for you. Onions Are Rich in Antioxidants Onions are high in antioxidants, substances that combat the action of free radicals, which are…

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are a savory and healthy addition to your diet. But how to prepare them? Here are some of the best ways to cook Brussels sprouts. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts Brussels sprouts are a seasonal vegetable easily identifiable because it resembles a miniature cabbage. In addition to their fun appearance, Brussels sprouts also…

Chicken Cacciatore: Everything You Need to Know

Chicken Cacciatore: Everything You Need to Know

Chicken cacciatore is a traditional Italian dish guaranteed to bring some countryside warmth to your plate. From its history to the authentic Italian recipe, here’s everything you need to know about chicken cacciatore. What Is Chicken Cacciatore? Chicken cacciatore (or pollo alla cacciatora, in Italian) is a traditional Italian chicken stew made with tomatoes, onion,…

Can Spinach Really Make You Stronger?

Can Spinach Really Make You Stronger?

It’s an image embedded in our collective subconscious: Popeye eats his spinach and his biceps turn into mountains or engine pistons, allowing him to perform all kinds of awesome strength feats. This is all entertaining and fun, but can spinach actually make you stronger? The answer may surprise you. Can Spinach Actually Make You Stronger?…

Are cucumbers fruits?

Are cucumbers fruits?

Cucumbers are fresh, healthy, and a welcome addition to almost any dish. But are cucumber fruits or vegetables? Today we take on this question, one of the most commonly asked about cucumbers! Are cucumber fruits? Yes, cucumbers are fruits. If this comes as a surprise, check our previous post: What is the difference between fruits…