To Cook or Not to Cook? Hint: Some Vegetables Are More Nutritious Cooked! (VZ 226)

In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we discuss why some vegetables are more nutritious cooked. We share some tips for retaining nutrients when cooking, and some factors to consider when deciding whether to cook veggies or eat them raw.



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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

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  • 2 tiers with one containing a removable plate for larger items
  • Digital controls with 60-minute timer
  • Compact for easy storage
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Recipe of the Week


Quotes of the Week

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.

— Thomas Jefferson


Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

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