typical a.the most usual characteristics of a particular type of person or thing
This kind of hot and spicy food is very typical of the food in the south of the country.
greenish a.slightly green in color
Her greenish eyes were wide open, staring sightless at the ceiling.
veggie n.plants such as cabbages, potatoes, and onions which you can cook and eat
So, swap cheese and potatoes for oily fish and veggies.
cultivate v.prepare and use (land) for crops or gardening
She also cultivated a small garden of her own.
aquatic a.living or growing in, happening in, or connected with water
The pond is quite small but can support many aquatic plants and fish.
backyard n.a yard behind a house or other building, typically surrounded by a fence
The house has a small backyard, surrounded by a fence.
virtually adv.nearly; almost
The building was virtually destroyed in the blaze, which broke out late on Saturday night.
essential n.a basic thing that you cannot live without
Because I live in a remote village, I regard my car as an essential.
flavorful a.having a lot of flavor
The steak was flavorful and cooked as ordered.
ingredients n.any of the foods or substances that are combined to make a particular dish
Mix in the remaining ingredients.
affordable a.inexpensive; reasonably priced
Therefore, we hope that cost per seat will be reasonable and affordable to many.
processed foods n.foods that have been treated or prepared by a special method
Pure food is safer and more filling than processed food.
obese a.grossly fat or overweight
Two-thirds of the population are either overweight or obese, a figure which is rising.
overweight a.above a weight considered normal or desirable
I'm overweight by 2 kg according to my doctor.
gross a.extremely fat or large and ugly
I only resist things like chocolate if I feel really gross.
protein n.one of the many substances found in food such as meat, cheese, fish, or eggs, that is necessary for the body to grow and be strong
Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, beans and cereals.
vitamins n.any of a group of natural substances that are necessary in small amounts for the growth and good health of the body
Oranges are full of vitamin C.
minerals n.a valuable or useful chemical substance that is formed naturally in the ground
A healthy diet should supply all necessary vitamins and minerals.
carbohydrates n.one of several substances, that provide the body with energy such as sugar, starch, bread, potatoes, pasta, and rice...
A balanced diet should contain carbohydrates, fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber and water.
fiber n.the part of foods eaten that is not digested but that passes through the body and is excreted as waste
Doctors recommend a diet of fruits, vegetables, and grains that are high in fiber.
asparagus n.a vegetable that is long and green and has small shoots at one end artichoke n.round green vegetables that have fleshy leaves arranged like the petals of a flower aubergine n.eggplant; a vegetable with a smooth, dark purple skin beans n.the seeds of a climbing plant or the long thin cases which contain those seeds beetroot n.a dark red root that is eaten as a vegetable broccoli n.a vegetable with green stalks and green or purple tops carrot n.long, thin, orange-colored vegetables, they grow under the ground, and have green shoots above the ground cauliflower n.a large round vegetable that has a hard white center surrounded by green leaves celery n.a vegetable with long pale green stalks zucchini n.courgette; a green variety of smooth-skinned summer squash cabbage n.a large, round vegetable with large green, white, or purple leaves that can be eaten cooked or uncooked corn n.a North American cereal plant that yields large grains, or kernels, set in rows on a cob cucumber n.a long, green-skinned fruit with watery flesh, usually eaten raw in salads or pickled lettuce n.a plant with large green leaves that is the basic ingredient of many salads onion n.a vegetable with a strong smell and flavor, made up of several layers surrounding each other tightly in a round shape pea n.a round, green seed, several of which grow in a pod, eaten as a vegetable potatoes n.a round vegetable that grows underground and has white flesh with light brown, red, or pink skin, or the plant on which these grow pumpkin n.a large rounded orange-yellow fruit with a thick rind, edible flesh, and many seeds radish n.small red or white vegetables that are the roots of a plant. They are eaten raw in salads red pepper n.peppers which are sweet-tasting and can be used in cooking or eaten raw in salads spinach n.a vegetable with large dark green leaves that you chop up and boil in water before eating sprouts n.a shoot of a plant sweet potato n.a pink vegetable that looks like a potato and has yellow or white flesh and a sweet taste tomatoes n.small, soft, red fruit that you can eat raw in salads or cooked as a vegetable