Scientifically, vegetables are any part of a plant that does not contain seeds or develop from flowers. This includes the roots, stems, leaves and tubers. On the dinner table, however, vegetables are produce that tastes ... More »

Orange vegetables include carrots and sweet potatoes. Orange pumpkins, butternut squash and peppers are actually types of fruit, but they're often used as vegetables. These plants get their orange color because they're r... More »

Stem vegetables are plants in which the above-the- ground stems, shoots or stalks are used for food. These vegetables include asparagus, broccoli and celery, cultivated for their stalks, as are the stems of kohlrabi. More »

The difference between a vegetable and a fruit is that vegetables are the edible portions of a plant, such as the leaves, stem, roots, tubers, bulbs and flowers, while a fruit is the mature ovary of a plant. Many plants ... More »

A fruit is the part of a plant that develops from the flower and contains the seeds, while a vegetable can be any other part of a plant, such as the leaves, stems or roots. A flower bud may also be considered a vegetable... More »

In actuality, humans consume the flowers of several plants as vegetables, including broccoli. The head of broccoli is actually the plant's buds. Left intact with the roots, these buds open to reveal small yellow flowers.... More »

One method for cutting vegetables into fancy patterns is to either slice them really thin and make ruffles or turn them into flowers. To turn carrots into flowers, prepare the carrot, cut out wedges, slice the carrot and... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies