When you trace the word "vegetable" to its roots, you find "active," "lively," "vigorous," and "strong."
Vegetables are in a class of their own, being one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.
It's not only healthy and smart to make them the star of your dish; it's delicious as well.
Read on to get information on everything from artichokes to winter squash. Plus, learn how to buy, store, and prepare your vegetables, as well as the nutritional benefits of each.