Salad Recipe with Radish, Green Onion, and Dill

Radish Salad RecipeWell, it’s Summer Season, and many of the Fruits and Vegetables are becoming ripe and ready to eat. My wife’s parents gave us some of their Radishes, Green Onions, and Dill Herb to try. They have a little bit of acres around their house, so they try to grow some of the fruits and vegetables for themselves and for their kids. And NO, they do not use any chemicals on their little gardens. Well, after we got some of those vegetables, I remembered the salad that my mother use to make when I was little and we lived in Ukraine. I don’t remember everything she put into her Radish Salad, but what I came up with tasted very similar and very delicious. Continue reading

Leeks Vegetable Nutrients and Benefits

leeksToday we would like to tell you about the research we made on leek vegetable. Leeks look a lot like green onions but they are sweeter than onions. You can add leeks to salads, broth, stew, fish, steak, poultry, soups, and frittatas. Leeks have very low amounts of nutrients, and here is their list:
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin E
– Calcium
– Copper
– Manganese
– Iron
– Folate
– Carbohydrates
– Water
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids
– Amino Acids

Leeks have very good and healthy benefits too. Even though the amounts in nutrients are pretty small especially when they are boiled, but they are still beneficial for our health:
– Lowers bad cholesterol
– Raises good cholesterol
– Promotes Optimal Health
– Lowers High blood pressure
– Lowers Risk of heart attack
– Lowers Risk of Stroke
– Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer
– Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer
– Lowers Risk of Ovarian Cancer
– Improves Blood Sugar Levels
– Lowers Risk of Atherosclerosis
– Lowers Risk of Diabetic Heart Disease