Archive for December 2018

Give Turnips a Turn

Let’s kick off the New Year by highlighting a much-underused vegetable great for winter soups and stews, salads and dips. Turnips look like a root vegetable but are actually members of the cruciferous or cabbage family. Like its family members broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and kale, it contains sulforaphane, a compound found to be protective against cancer. These beauties are also high in fiber and vitamin C and the greens are a great source of calcium.

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