Vegetables That Are Actually Fruits

Many people realize that the tomato, one of the most beloved “vegetables,” is, in reality, a fruit. In fact, a number of other vegetables are actually fruits—and there are even a few fruits that are actually vegetables. We tend to make the distinction between fruits and vegetables based upon how sweet they are, but the

Interesting Facts about Bell Peppers

Consider the bell pepper: loaded with antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, it also provides protein and fiber. However, most importantly, bell peppers pack a punch of sweet, fresh flavor guaranteed to liven up any dish while adding few calories. Peppers were cultivated for centuries in South and Central America before their “discovery” by European explorers. Bell

Can You Recycle That?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in 2012, on average, each person in the U.S. generated about 4.38 pounds of waste every day—but recycled or composted only about 1.5 pounds of that waste. Even if you already recycle, your trash likely contains many other recyclable items that would boost that number. About one-third of