I found a recipe that is adaptable for use with almost any vegetables you have on hand! It is easy to assemble and can showcase your own creativity. I really love how the batter mixture creates a bed enveloping your vegetables into a cohesive dish. What fun! The recipe I altered from Food & Wine called for carrots, onions, tomatoes and green beans. I didn’t have … Read more Vegetables Nestled in a Yorkshire Style Pudding is Fantastic!
It’s always fun to start a meal with a soup shot. This one screams fall, made with a creamy mixture of apples and parsnips. It is not only adorable, but it’s also super luscious with this delectable almond stuffed date wrapped in bacon, for a garnish. The soup is a snap to prepare, especially if you have an apple-peeler-corer device. I use it for all of my … Read more Start your Meal with this Sexy Soup!
Even the most adamant beet naysayer will love this dish. Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains. Betanin and vulgaxanthin are the two best-studied betalains from beets, and both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. If that isn’t enough reason to eat them, then this recipe will be! Golden Beets are even more of a reason to eat beets. … Read more An Amazing Spaghetti Dish made with Golden Beets and Sundried Tomatoes!
Looking for something a little different for your Thanksgiving vegetable side dish? Well look no further. This amazing casserole of roasted vegetables and bacon are covered with a succulent, creamy blue cheese sauce which creates a side dish that pairs wonderfully with roast turkey! If you are hosting a small gathering, you can serve it in individual casseroles or ramekins. For a large group, assemble it … Read more A Creamy Blue Cheese Sauce with Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Bacon
I like the texture of cabbage as an alternative to a regular lettuce salad once in a while. Napa cabbage is one of my favorites as it is a little more delicate and has a really nice flavor. With some farm fresh Talley Farms Napa cabbage, fuji apples and non GMO corn left in my fridge, I decided to make a slaw. There are many ways you can make … Read more Fall Slaw with Apples and Corn
There is something so earthy and satisfying about dishes containing squash and root vegetables. They are extremely versatile and can be used in soups, gratins, pasta dishes, mashes, and even desserts! The options are endless for these jewels from nature. Although they are often subtle in flavor, they benefit greatly from enhancers like spices and fresh herbs. This recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi combines squash with several root vegetables in … Read more Fall’s Best Bounty – Squash and Root Vegetables!
Jazz up your yogurt with maple syrup & cinnamon glazed apples, walnuts and raspberries! I know there are a ton of nutrients in yogurt such as calcium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, pottasium and magnesium and it’s an excellent source of protein. Even more importantly yogurt has probiotics which are said to contain “friendly bacteria” that can boost your immune system and help promote a healthy digestive tract. All good things! But yogurt … Read more Your Yogurt Breakfast doesn’t have to be Boring!
The spices of India set the stage for this silky, smooth soup that is simply divine! Its vibrant color is accented by the garnish to create a work of art. And it takes less than an hour from start to finish, to have this amazing soup on your table ready to eat. Kabocha squash is an Asian variety of winter squash and is very sweet with a fluffy, chestnut-texture that’s … Read more Squash and Cauliflower pair up in this Amazing Soup!
When it comes to dessert, cookies are my absolute favorite. There are many schools of thought on what makes the best cookie. Some like them thin and crispy. Others like them more cake-like. For me, the best cookies are thick and chewy and if they’re the chocolate chip variety then they have to have just enough chocolate chips to get a small taste in every bite. … Read more Warning: These Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are Addictive!
Fall is here and everything is coming up pumpkins! Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie…to name a few. If it tastes good, then it’s even better with pumpkin! There are also other reasons to enjoy this humble backyard vegetable. They are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Although low in calories, pumpkin has an abundant amount of the poly-phenolic antioxidants lutein, xanthin, and carotenes. A simple … Read more It’s Pumpkin Season!