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Aug. 29, 2022

A plant family is a group of plants that share characteristics. How do you define family?

Plant Family: Nightshades

The Nightshade family has many different fruits and vegetables. Some common nightshades include they’re all technically fruits except one, can you guess?):

Eggplants: often considered a vegetable but it’s actually a fruit. Nutrient-dense and has a mild flavor that can be transformed using spices and herbs.

Tomatoes: are a staple in many diets and often prepared and eaten as a vegetable. It’s also technically a fruit and a great source of many vitamins and minerals

Potatoes: the nutritional content varies based on how they’re prepared. It is a vegetable and the skin contains a great amount of vitamins.

Peppers: this fruit is packed with vitamin C and has a high water content.

Want new ways to enjoy your staples? Try some of these recipes

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