Tag: lettuce

Why You Should Love Those Weird Lettuces

by in Robin's Healthy Take, July 15, 2013

These days, there are more than 100 varieties of lettuce available, giving us an endless assortment of colors, textures and shapes to adorn our plates — and countless ways to work more healthy greens into our diets. (Read more here about creative uses for leafy greens.) In addition to traditional lettuces, unique, heirloom varieties areRead more

What’s in the Box? Garlic Scapes, Salad Turnips and More

by in In Season, June 10, 2010

I look forward to Tuesday nights like it’s my birthday, only instead of traditional presents I get fruits and vegetables and it happens every week for 6 months and not just once a year. I’m having trouble getting anyone to sing to me each week, but honestly, I don’t really miss it.

Keeping Seasonal Salads Healthy

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, May 6, 2009

Spring is in the air and fresh spring produce is in your market. What better way to celebrate National Salad Month by creating crunchy and refreshing seasonal salads? Here are some ideas and tips to keep in mind when preparing your next masterpiece.