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Vegetables

What to Make Now: Healing Soups

These healing soups are packed with immune boosting powerhouse ingredients like spinach, garlic, turmeric, saffron, cayenne, and ginger. Whether you’re fighting a flu or just trying to stay warm this winter, these recipes will keep you healthy AND cozy!…

Rosemary Roasted Rainbow Potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Rainbow Potatoes are a colorful and easy side dish that brings some excitement to the table, and they’re no more trouble to make than regular roasted potatoes.  These easy roasted potatoes bring a splash of color to…

Light and healthy Detox Soup

Slimming Detox Soup

Slimming Detox Soup  ~ I’m a common sense type of eater, and so I’m usually not interested in faddish diets, but, like everybody else, the pounds sometimes creep up on me.  My secret is simple — soup!  I make…

Photo of a white bowl filled with shishito peppers.

Grilled Shishito Peppers

Grilled Shishito Peppers are possibly the fastest and most interesting appetizer out there.  These simple Japanese peppers are flash cooked, or blistered, on a screaming hot grill pan for just a minute or so, and then served with a…

One Pot Farmer's Market Pasta 3

One Pot Farmer’s Market Pasta

One Pot Farmer’s Market Pasta is an almost magical recipe made for busy days and hungry families.  This easy 30 minute meal is healthy, meatless, and so delicious ~ just pile everything in one pot, bring it to a…

Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges 7

Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges

Asparagus roasted with blood oranges is a side dish that’s as easy and healthy and it is gorgeous.  I love the pretty combination of the fresh green with the blood oranges in this easy asparagus recipe, but you could…

Beet Latke cooking

Beet Latkes with Horseradish Crème Fraîche

Beet Latkes with Horseradish Crème Fraîche ~ a delicious and vibrant riff on classic potato latkes that will have everyone begging for seconds! I don’t know, maybe the idea of beet latkes is going to be a hard sell…

Spicy Asian Slaw Summer Rolls

Spicy Asian Slaw Summer Rolls ~ fresh and crunchy spring rolls filled with a rainbow slaw!  This refreshing appetizer or light meal is naturally gluten free, low calorie, and so delicious.…

Green Goddess Veggie Dip Cups

Green Goddess Veggie Dip Cups ~ healthy snacks to keep in the refrigerator for when the munchies strike, or super cute portable appetizers for your next party — and let’s just say that the dreaded communal dip bowl is…

Pasta Primavera Packets with Lemon Balsamic Glaze

Pasta Primavera Packets with Lemon Balsamic Glaze are a deliciously fun way to eat ~ imagine unwrapping your own steaming packet of pasta topped with crisp veggies, fresh herbs, and cherry tomatoes roasted to the point where they burst…

Root Vegetable Soup with Sausage and Kale

Root Vegetable Soup with Sausage and Kale ~ just a friendly reminder that at this time of year soup makes a darn good meal.  I don’t know why I need to remind myself over and over again.  It’s a…

Fried Green Beans with Lime Aioli Dipping Sauce

Fried green beans definitely give potatoes a run for their money…who says spuds are the only veg that can be fried?   These beans are light and crispy, and the sauce is extra tangy.  Pull up a lawn chair…

roasted winter vegetables

Roasted Winter Vegetable Lasagna

Roasted Winter Vegetable Lasagna is the perfect cozy winter meal ~ Meatless Monday will never be the same!…

Roasted Scarlet Turnips and Baby Blues

Turnips and potatoes make good roasting buddies. Pretty soon I’ll be making gratins, stews, soups and purees with them, but for right now, the new fall vegetables that I’m picking up at the farmer’s market will be just showered…