Cause of Bitter Green Beans (and How to Make Them Taste Better)

fresh green beans on a brown basket

Green beans are easy to grow and easy to cook. But, whether you bought them from the grocery store or harvested them from your garden, it is equally disappointing when you sit down to eat your green beans, and they are unpleasantly bitter. Let’s look at why your green beans are bitter and how to … Read more

Why Broccoli Tastes Bitter and How to Make it Taste Better

Whole Broccoli on Cutting Board

Broccoli is a very versatile vegetable. You can use broccoli in a stir fry, steam it, boil it, bake it with cheese, blend it into soup, and even eat it raw. But unexpected bitterness is unpleasant in any of these scenarios. So if you’ve come across bitter broccoli, you might be wondering what’s caused it. … Read more

18 Recipes for Carrot Salad – That Aren’t Boring!

Carrot Salad Recipes

Carrot salads make a great addition to any meal and if like me, you have an abundance of carrots to use up, then salads are a tasty option.  In this article, I have 19 delicious recipes for carrot salad to share with you that you can try out for yourself. So let’s get started – read on to … Read more

Eating Raw Sweet Potatoes With Recipe Ideas

Raw Sweet Potato

If eating raw sweet potato is a new idea for you, then you’re in the right place. In this article, I’ll detail how to eat sweet potato raw, what it tastes like along with recipe ideas you can try using raw sweet potato. Sweet potatoes can be eaten raw and they make a good choice … Read more

Why Is My Cabbage Bitter? Answered!

fresh cabbage sliced in half

If you’ve come across an overly bitter cabbage, you’re going to want to know why and how to make cabbage less bitter. So here’s everything you need to know about why cabbage sometimes tastes bitter, with solutions for how to fix it.     Why Cabbage Tastes Bitter The main reason that cabbage tastes bitter has to … Read more

Why Is My Onion Bitter? Answered!

Different varieties of onions.

Many varieties of onions exist, and it’s one of the most versatile and flavorful vegetables. You’ll find it used in all different types of international cuisine, adding a unique and complex flavor profile. You often expect your onion to taste strong or sweet, depending on the variety you use. However, most people don’t generally associate … Read more

Vegan Meatballs Recipe (Lentil Meatballs)

Vegan Meatballs Recipe

These tender lentil vegan meatballs are a total dinnertime winner and are so filling and flavorful. This recipe comes together quickly using ingredients that you most likely already have in your pantry. So it is a great choice for a weeknight dinner that the whole family will love. What Are Lentil Meatballs? Lentil meatballs are … Read more

Why Is My Spinach Bitter? Answered!

Fresh spinach in a white bowl on a white cutting board

As one of the healthiest green vegetables you can grow or buy, spinach tastes great, both raw and cooked. However, for many people, a single bad experience with the vegetable or a childhood memory of not liking it causes them to stay away from eating it very often. I’ll admit that spinach can sometimes taste … Read more

Why Is My Cauliflower Bitter? Answered!

Freshly cut cauliflowers in a white bowl on a wooden table

As one of the most versatile vegetables, you can use cauliflower for everything from pizza crust, to pasta, to buffalo bites. You can even make cauliflower into “rice.” And cauliflower is an excellent option for people seeking to cut out gluten and eat healthier. However, no matter how you prepare cauliflower, you expect it will … Read more

Eating Watermelon Rind With Recipe Ideas

watermelon rinds on the table

Most people recognize watermelon as a delicious summertime treat and enjoy eating the juicy reddish-pink-colored flesh. Afterward, the rind gets tossed in the trash without a second thought. I did this same thing for many years until I realized that not only can you eat the watermelon rind, it actually tastes pretty delicious and has … Read more