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The best foods you aren't eating—or are?

Cabbage salad

NYTimes wellness blogger Tara Parker-Pope recently interviewed health expert Jonny Bowden (who we talked with about "Food sensitivities" for our brand-new weekly podcast series featuring updates from wellness experts, healthy chefs, and green living gurus -- check it out!). Parker-Pope got the lowdown from Bowden about "The 11 Best Foods You Aren't Eating". Or are you?

I was thrilled to see that, once again, Delicious Living has been right on the money. Pumpkin seeds? Love 'em! Beets? Yes! One of our biggest goals when we plan the magazine is to include these types of healthy, much-neglected foods in recipes, so that others can learn how to enjoy them, too! (If not, tell us. After all, there's nothing a little butter and garlic won't solve.) Click on any below for my personal favorite Delicious Living recipe featuring that food. Or, better yet, let us know your favorite recipes and tricks for these foods—join in on the Recipe Swap Forum.



Swiss chard


Pomegranate juice

Dried plums (a.k.a. prunes, but no one likes to say "prunes" anymore!)

Pumpkin seeds



Frozen blueberries (Really? People don't eat these? They are sooo good.)

Canned pumpkin

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