Roasted Grapes Add Sweet, Decadent Flavor to Salads and Meat Dishes Alike

Around here, fall is better known as “roasted vegetable season.” From Parm-roasted cauliflower to sweet and spicy carrots, we just love what the combination of a hot oven and some olive oil does to root vegetables. But root veggies aren’t the only thing made better by a quick spin on a sheet pan. Here are our favorite unexpected ingredients to roast—as if you needed another excuse to crank the oven in the cooler weather.

Source: These Ingredients Are Unexpectedly Great When Roasted

I love cherry tomatoes – they’d never last long enough to warrant roasting.  But cabbage is high in vitamin KAs are leeks

I’ve heard for some that roasted Brussel sprouts and grapes are a thing…

Leek: How Much Vitamin K?

Unless it’s a consistent part of your diet, consuming leek will mess with your INR:

If leek is a part of your diet, you could probably save on medication expense if you no longer consume leek.   I’m just sayin’…

20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

While you might find some of the research that follows surprising, there are no magic potions or super bars on this list. They’re all nutrient-rich whole foods, which a recent study revealed increase calorie burning by roughly 50% compared to processed foods, adds Sass. Eating less without feeling like you’re on a diet and burning more calories? We’ll take it.

Source: 20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Of the list, the majority are accessible to those of us on warfarin/coumadin.  Apples, pears, lentils, and leeks are a concern but can be tolerated in small doses without a huge impact.  I don’t see anyone consuming lemons though…  Kimchi was a surprise.

Salad Spinner: 10 Alternate Uses

Those who eat a lot of salad probably swear by a salad spinner and use it often enough to justify the large amount of cabinet space it takes up. But there are those who need some more convincing to justify buying or keeping this bulky kitchen tool.

Here are 10 more ways to put a salad spinner to good use so it comes out of the uni-tasker pile and becomes a hardworking part of your kitchen!

Source: 10 Alternate Uses for Your Salad Spinner