Vegetables

Sweet and Savory Roasted Hokkaido Pumpkin

If you’re looking to find a treasure trove of gifts in the pumpkin patch, all you have to do is bring one of those big beauties home and roast it with herbs and spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, thyme, and rosemary.

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Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

Spinach seems to be one of the healthiest greens. It contains a wealth of nutrition: Beta carotene Lutein Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin K Folate Iron Manganese Selenium Zinc But, guess what? Not everyone likes spinach. Including me. I know that Popeye loved spinach and he ate it right out of the can. Yuck, gross! […]

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Mushroom Gravy

Holiday time means it’s gravy time! Try this simple and delicious mushroom gravy that you can put onto roasted veggies, chicken, turkey or other meat. I like to use it on this Quinoa Stuffed Roasted Squash recipe. This recipe would be a good choice for a “meatless Monday.” I used rice flour to make this […]

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Top 7 most eaten recipes!

Every year my team pulls the most clicked on, shared, and eaten recipes from my website. Check out which were the most popular this past year and try them out for yourself!

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Garlicky Green Beans

Green beans get their color from chlorophyl and yellow wax beans are simply green beans that have been bred without that pigment.
Are they any less good for you? Nope.
They are still just as nutritious and delicious, and make for a great colorful side dish like the one below. Enjoy!

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cooking doesn’t get any easier than taking an entire head of cauliflower, coating it with olive oil and sea salt, and roasting it in the oven. Boom. Done. Delicious!

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Summer Squash Soup

Got some summer squash and don’t know what to do with it? Make it into a creamy sunshiny soup!

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Rosemary Roasted Heirloom Carrots

No matter the color of your carrots, they are all pretty darn delicious and really good for you. Especially, when they are roasted with olive oil and rosemary.

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Savory Butternut Mash

Mashed potatoes – we all love them, right? Smooth, creamy, satisfying and delicious…. Yum! The truth is, we can mash ANY starchy vegetable (even non-starchy vegetables like cauliflower), and tubers to make a mash. My personal favorites are the “sweet” flavored ones like butternut squash or kabocha squash. They are mouthwateringly good. But, guess what? […]

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Braised Purple Cabbage and Apples

We’ve often been told to eat a rainbow of colors to meet our nutritional needs. But, when was the last time you ate something purple? Besides a blueberry or acai smoothie, of course. No worries! I’ve got a delicious purple veggie dish that will surely brighten any holiday table and fill your body with some […]

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Charred Crispy Cauliflower

Roasting and charring make that cauliflower taste totally delicious. Even kids like it. And, if kids like it, that says a lot. At your next dinner, roast the cauliflower until it’s charred and crispy, and you’ll see what I mean.

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Blistered Shishito Peppers

For those of you that are fearful of hot and spicy peppers, but still want their healing and medicinal properties, I introduce you to the mildly sweet and slightly bitter/pungent Shishito pepper.

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Dandelion Pesto

You can also make a pesto out of pretty much any green: arugula, basil, parsley, spinach, kale…

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