Fresh scallions add flavor to a variety of dishes.
Don't overlook scallions: these slender onion relatives bring a fresh bite to dishes that feature them. The vitality of onions goes beyond their flavor. Egyptians worshipped the bulbous globes as a sign of eternity. And while onions may not help us live forever, they might help add a few years to our lives. According to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, people who eat lots of onions and garlic are less likely to develop major cancers. Download a FREE Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipe Cookbook!