Vegetables

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

There are lots of folks that look at that big bright white head of cauliflower in the grocery store and think to themselves, “meh, not for me. It’s kinda gross and tastes like farts.” Yes, it’s true. Cauliflower is often described as having a farty flavor profile. That’s really the only way to describe it.…

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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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Crisp and Sweet Japanese Yams

If you haven’t tried this delicious cool weather veggie yet and you want a satisfying and sweet side dish, taste it for yourself.

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Charred Broccolini

Charred Broccolini

This is one of my favorite ways to eat broccolini… roasted until it’s crispy and charred. 

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Warm Asparagus Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

The fresh and tasty asparagus season is brief – from April until June (in the Northeastern United States). So, you’ve got three months to eat asparagus like crazy! You can start with this delicious Asparagus Salad.

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Radicchio, Fennel and Apple Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Radicchio… you either love it, or you hate it. I LOVE IT! Radicchio (Chichorium intybus) is a member of the daisy or sunflower family (Asteraceae, or Compositae). Some common varieties of this family of lettuces are chicory and endive. I’m sure you’ve seen these interesting lettuces in the grocery store or at the farmers market.…

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Herbed Roasted Vegetables

Herbs, vegetables, salt and oil… are all the ingredients you need for the perfect side dish this holiday season!

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