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21 Feb

Healthy Tastes Great!

To triple-patty cheese and bread bombs we say,”No!” To all doughy cream sticks we say, “Nonsense!” To deep fried potatoes on a stick we say, “Seriously? Where can I get one of those?” No. Wait. We say, “Never!!!” But if all we did was complain about what people are eating we would be doing a disservice to our readers. Which is why we continue to bring Smart Fuel and Healthy Tastes Great! posts to you every week. Here are a few recipes to get excited about! (Who would have know radishes can elicit pure, unadulterated joy?)

Sautéed Radishes and Wilted Radish Greens

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Sugar Snap Pea, Radish and Cucumber Salad

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Market Radish Soup with Balsamic Cherries

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More Healthy Tastes Great! Recipes

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  1. That soup look delish!

    altonb wrote on February 21st, 2008
  2. I love radishes! I’m so making the pea, radish and cuke salad!! Thanks for all the good veg recipes you guys post. Every single one I’ve tried (and I try quite a lot of them) has turned out just wonderfully. Keep up the great work! (Now if I could just find purslane…)

    charlotte wrote on February 21st, 2008
  3. Interesting! This is the first time I see anyone else using the radish leaves. When they are beautiful, I always make a soup with them (browned onion, leek, potatoes, zucchini, what ever I find, add some milk or cream and maizena (corn flour) if no potato). It is my mother-in-law’s idea, and I can really recommend it! (That way you can have both the salad and the soup :-)

    Buy the way, does anyone know the nutrition content of radish greens?

    Pelikan wrote on February 22nd, 2008
  4. Pelikan – I looked in the USDA food database; no luck. My guess is that radish greens would be similar to turnip greens, which are in the same family.

    Migraineur wrote on February 22nd, 2008
  5. Thanks, Migraineur!

    Pelikan wrote on February 23rd, 2008

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