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Beets

They may not be as refined as radicchio or as elegant as asparagus, but beets have an earthy appeal all their own. Sweet and full in flavor—not to mention easy to add to any meal—this Read More

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Acorn Squash

Luminous golden-orange flesh, nutty flavor, and manageable size make acorn squash a perennial winter favorite. Actually a fruit thanks to its seeds, this gourd delivers magnesium, vitamins C and B6, and blood pressure–lowering potassium with Read More

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Chicory

Most commonly eaten in a mixed-green salad, chicory is a bitter-tasting green that is divided into three varieties: radicchio, sugarloaf, and Belgian endive. The Radicchio variety has variegated red and green leaves and is commonly Read More

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Papaya

Dubbed “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus, meltingly sweet papaya offers a splash of exotic flair to sweet and savory dishes. Available year round but best in summer and fall, one papaya has more Read More

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Kiwi

Commonly thought to be a down-under treat, the kiwifruit actually hails from China; it wasn’t even introduced to New Zealand until the early 1900s. Whatever the history, it’s a nutrition-rich find: A medium kiwifruit contains Read More

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Butternut Squash

This hearty gourd has a whole lot of life beyond the Thanksgiving dinner table. Packed with plenty of powerful nutrients, butternut squash offers fiber, potassium for strong bones, and vitamin B6, which boosts the nervous Read More

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Collard Greens

Popular in Southern cooking, mildly smoky collard greens are rich in phytonutrients, which studies show protect against cancer. Just 1 cup of collards provides more than eight times the recommended daily value of vitamin K, Read More

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Rutabagas

Best imagined as the lovechild of a cabbage and a turnip, the rutabaga is often overlooked because of its unappetizing name and history as peasant food. But these brassica veggies bring a uniquely sweet yet Read More

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