Break Out of a Veggie Rut!
Have the desire to eat more vegetables but find yourself always turning to the same familiar picks? Figure out which other veggies might be in your comfort zone with these comparisons.
This popular leafy green has an underappreciated relative! Pick up a bunch of Swiss chard and enjoy the succulent green leaves and delicate, crunchy stems.
Recipe: Chard, Squash and Tomatoes (above, from Food Network Magazine)
Fresh, crunchy and slightly sweet--this lesser known root veggie is low in calories (45 per cup) and high in fiber.
Green, peppery and delish, this leafy green is packed with nutrients and perfect for salads and pesto sauces.
From soups, to curry, to a killer pizza topping--you can’t go wrong with the burst of flavor and dynamite texture of this winter squash.
Parsnips have a flavorful edge that’s sweet yet spicy, simple yet complex. Try them roasted, baked, smashed or pureed.
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana's full bio »