All posts in the ‘ Healthy Eating Tips ’ Category


Cashew Chicken Butter Lettuce Wraps

October 22, 2014 | post a comment

Time to get a little nutty. In honor of National Nut Day, here’s a new wholesome and scrumptious gluten-free, Cashew Chicken Butter Lettuce Wrap recipe from shescookin.com. This quick and warm meal is perfect for the autumn weather, and the best part about it is, it’s also ideal for leftovers…. Read the Rest »

Dos and Don’ts for Extending Leafy Greens

September 10, 2014 | post a comment

How frustrating is it when you have to discard unused leafy greens, because they wilted before you had the opportunity to eat them? This is bound to happen with fresh produce. Fortunately, you can extend the shelf life of your leafy greens and to help you, we’ve compiled this list of… Read the Rest »

Back to School Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

August 27, 2014 | post a comment

The summer has come to an end, and that means the kids are heading back to school! We know it’s difficult to provide your children with healthy meals all of the time, especially during the busy work week. That’s why we’ve put together these fresh ideas for nutrient-rich lunches that… Read the Rest »

Super Confused about Superfoods?

August 11, 2014 | post a comment

Ever wondered what’s so super about a superfood? Are you confused about the difference between watercress and upland cress? You’re not alone, so let us clarify the facts for you. A superfood is an extremely nutrient-dense food that, when eaten, is considered to be very beneficial for maintaining good health…. Read the Rest »

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 | 2 Comments

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 »