PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Mango

I used to think that “healthy” and “low calorie” meant “less than delicious.” I thought that “sweet” was a synonym of “fattening.” Then I met The Mango.

PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Arugula

This delicious green is nutrient-dense, high in fiber and phytochemicals. Arugula is low in sugar, calories, carbohydrates, and fat while high in calcium, potassium, folate, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Eggplant

Eggplants, also known as aubergines, belong to the nightshade family of plants and are used in many different dishes around the world. They are usually considered a vegetable but because they contain seeds and grow from a flowering plant, they are actually a fruit. There are many varieties. Eggplants with a deep purple skin are…

PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Brussels Sprout

The brussels sprout (espaƱol: coles de bruselas) is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages (Brassica oleracea), grown for its edible buds. The leaf vegetables are typically half and inch to one-and-a-half inches in diameter and look like miniature cabbages. They have long been popular in Brussels, Belgium, and may have gained their name…