All posts in the ‘ Healthy Eating Tips ’ Category


How Hollandia Produce, L.P.’s Watercress Can Help You Avoid Chronic Diseases

July 8, 2014 | post a comment

Our zesty watercress has always been a tasty favorite to add a little spice to any recipe, but who knew it was also one of the highest vegetables in nutrient density. In a new study naming powerhouse fruits and vegetables, our watercress has been named a category leader in nutrition…. Read the Rest »

Eat More Leafy Greens for Better Nutrition

April 22, 2014 | post a comment

Live Gourmet lettuces and leafy greens not only taste delightful but are healthy too! Live Gourmet lettuces have the roots attached to maintain the crisp and delicious taste to stay fresh for days. We recently read an article on HortiDaily.com that shared, “green leafy vegetables are chock full of phytochemicals,… Read the Rest »

Yummy Lettuce Wrap Recipe Ideas

December 9, 2013 | post a comment

Who said our butter lettuce is only limited to salads!? The creativity that can be done with butter lettuce is endless! Add crispness to your meals and use butter lettuce as a substitution for hamburger buns, tortillas, and even as sandwich bread! Diane Sanfilippo, BS, NC, Owner & Founder of… Read the Rest »

Living Butter Lettuce Nutrient and Storing Information

November 19, 2013 | post a comment

If you didn’t know, butter lettuce is highly nutritious. It is packed with vitamins like vitamin A, iron, and calcium. It also does not contain any cholesterol, sodium, or fat, making it a healthy green for you and your family. Fruits and Veggies More Matters suggests to avoid butter lettuce… Read the Rest »

Grower Pete’s Organic Living Butter Lettuce and Watercress Up for Award

April 24, 2013 | post a comment

If you haven’t heard, the Hollandia and Live Gourmet family of products also includes Grower Pete’s, a source for still living and organic butter lettuce and watercress. These veggies have the same, still living freshness you’re used to from Live Gourmet, plus are USDA Certified Organic! With that in mind,… Read the Rest »

Red Butter Lettuce with Balsamic Onions

March 21, 2013 | post a comment

You already know that you’ve got to eat your greens, but are you getting enough red in your diet too? Red butter lettuce is rich in iron that your body needs and also has plenty of vitamins A and C. Red butter lettuce goes great with onions as well, which… Read the Rest »

Hidden Butter Lettuce Brownies Recipe Remix from the Paleo Mom

November 27, 2012 | post a comment

It can be really hard to get kids to eat their greens. Sometimes, with extra picky eaters, the only way to do it is through deception and subterfuge. Today’s recipe focuses on doing just that with something your kids are sure to love: brownies! (Don’t worry, you can’t taste the… Read the Rest »

Get Inspired, Live Healthy!

November 20, 2012 | post a comment

Sometimes the hardest part of living a healthy lifestyle is staying motivated. That’s why we love Hollye Jacobs’ blog, The Silver Pen. Hollye is a survivor of breast cancer and is now famous for her inspirational blog. She inspires her readers by finding the silver linings in every day life and not taking… Read the Rest »

Fun Friday: 3-in-1 Lettuce Banana Delight

November 15, 2012 | post a comment

We spend a lot of time bringing you healthy and delicious meals which can be eaten every day guilt free. Today however, we’re going to take a break from all that and focus on a recipe that is just plain delicious. While it’s not quite as healthy as what we usually serve up,… Read the Rest »

A Delicious Discovery: The Fresh and Green Table

October 15, 2012 | post a comment

Last week one of our lovely customers recommended a cookbook to us which she recently purchased from Anthropologie. The book is “The Fresh & Green Table: Delicious Ideas for Bringing Vegetables into Every Meal” by Susie Middleton. Susie, aka SixBurnerSue, is a blogger, vegetable farmer, and the former editor of Fine Cooking… Read the Rest »