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Endive Know Your Fruits and Veggies

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Endive, also known as Belgian Endive is high in vitamin A, Vitamin K, folate, manganese and b vitamins. This low-calorie vegetable is said to be a good cure for acne and skin problems.
Eat this leafy vegetable in soups, salads and sandwiches. Smoothies are also a popular way to enjoy it.
It is sprouted and grown in the dark to retain its whitish hue.
The correct pronunciation is “on-deev” but most Americans say, “En-dive”. Either way don’t pass this veggie by next time you shop.


Check out California Endive for some recipe ideas! 


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As a professional cook, I love creating exciting new recipes on the job as well as at home. Assisting in teaching low-income families how to buy, store and prepare healthy food through Penn State’s alliance with Pennsylvania’s Supercupboard Program was very rewarding. During my 11 years with the Master Gardener program, I taught horticultural therapy to assisted living patients using healthful, fr
esh grown food as a focal point. . My hands-on programs and instruction helped hundreds of children and adults learn about where their food comes from and how important fresh food is for your body.
Currently I’m a cook at a college in Pennsylvania. We prepare everything we can from scratch, including our potato chips that tout the seasoning of the day!
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