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No, it isn’t a funny looking cucumber. It’s zucchini. Zucchini is a simple food that takes on flavor well, and can be a surprising substitute in meals to add variety and nutritional value. Let’s explore this vegetable. So what’s so good about zucchini? Zucchini is good for hydration, with its Read More


What in the world is the purple plant? You don’t see a lot of purple foods. Maybe grapes, figs, and plums, but what about vegetables. You’d be surprised. There are purple peppers, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, and carrots! We all know it is important to eat a variety of fruits and Read More


Who hasn’t heard about how healthy leafy greens are for you? Well, kale is no exception. With its crisp texture, bright color, and savory taste, this nutrient packed vegetable is well worth your time. So what’s so good about kale? Kale is very nutritious, providing several vitamins, including vitamins E, Read More


What a sweet treat! Cherries are one of my favorite fruits. Even those “so-called” cherries that they put on an ice cream sundae. I love them. I have to admit, I can never find much to do with them, but they do pretty well on their own. On top of Read More


Who wants to eat fungus? If it is mushrooms, then count me in. During my brief stent as a vegetarian, mushrooms were a staple in my diet. Though I am back to my meat eating ways, I still enjoy mushrooms as a regular part of a balanced diet. Just so Read More


I would like to start off by saying that yogurt and I have had a love hate relationship, similar to my relationship with bananas. I enjoy yogurt, but for some reason, I have this habit of buying it and letting it sit in the refrigerator. I buy it because I Read More


I love onions! Maybe it is from my mother. She liked onions, too. I remember her making this 7 layer sandwich thing for a party. When the party was over, the family had the opportunity to eat the leftovers. I remember my dad saying, “you put enough onions on here Read More


What an interesting vegetable. I was introduced to beets at a party with one of my friends from work. I must admit that culturally, beets are not prevalent in the Southern cooking that I am used to. When I say Southern, I mean the southern United States. If you ask Read More

Cooking with Cece: Prepping Avocados

As you know, I love to eat. When I came across avocados, I thought they were just good for eating with nachos. I loved the smooth and creamy texture of avocados in guacamole. It was such a delight that I knew it couldn’t possibly be good for me. Imagine my Read More

Much Ado about Peanut Butter

I’m trying out a natural (NPB) versus regular (RPB) peanut butter. I selected two brands to compare. When compared to the RPB, the NPB has: 6% less sodium, 1g less sugar, 2g or 3% more fat, 20 more calories per, and 1g more of protein. RPB has sugar, salt, and Read More