Bethany Says: Melon

In Bethany Says, Melon On August 11, 2011 0 Comments

Nothing says summer better than a nice crisp, cool melon. Growing solely on vines, melons originate from the same family as squash and cucumber, the Cucurbitaceae family. After… Read More »


Bethany Says: Onion

In Bethany Says, Onion On August 13, 2011 0 Comments

This veggie is one of mankind’s oldest foods. Dating back to prehistoric times, onions have been long consumed by Egypt, Greece and Rome. Some health benefits these pungent… Read More »


Bethany Says: Potatoes

In Bethany Says, Potatoes On August 18, 2011 0 Comments

The potato is often misunderstood and restricted in many fad diets. My opinion is that any diet that restricts a vegetable in its natural form is not a… Read More »

Bethany Says: Bok Choy

In Bethany Says, Bok Choy On June 19, 2011 0 Comments

This subtly sweet vegetable is packed with vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A and C, as well as calcium. As many know, calcium helps maintain healthy bones… Read More »


Bethany Says: Salad Greens

In Arugula, Bethany Says, Speckled Trout Romaine, Spinach On August 15, 2011 0 Comments

Spinach is easily one of the most nutrient packed vegetables around. It is an excellent source of virtually all vitamins, in addition to manganese, magnesium, iron, calcium, and… Read More »

Bethany Says: Sweet Peppers

In Bethany Says, Sweet Pepper On August 11, 2011 0 Comments

Whether it’s a bell, banana, or a cubanelle, sweet peppers are a wise addition to the summer menu. They have a nice crisp, crunchy texture and are full… Read More »

Bethany Says: Summer Squash

In Bethany Says, Zucchini On July 7, 2011 0 Comments

Zucchini is a close relative of the melon and cucumber. With a very high water content (around 95%), this summer squash offers antioxidants such as Vitamin C and… Read More »

Bethany Says: Cabbage

In Bethany Says, Cabbage On July 6, 2011 0 Comments

Cabbage contains a unique substance called S-Methylmethionine, also known as “vitamin U”.  This substance is not recognized as a vitamin by mainstream science but its healing properties are… Read More »

Bethany Says: Broccoli

In Bethany Says, Broccoli On July 6, 2011 0 Comments

These little green trees are packed full of vitamins! With A, K and more vitamin C than citrus fruits, broccoli is great for building immunity. Like other members… Read More »

Bethany Says: Fennel

In Bethany Says, Fennel On July 6, 2011 0 Comments

This crunchy and sweet vegetable is closely related to carrots, parsley, and coriander and is often used in Italian cuisine. It’s flavor and aroma are often mistaken for… Read More »