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Vegetables

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…

Shishito peppers

Grilled Shishito Peppers

Peppers are the unsung heroes of late summer.  While everyone is talking about tomatoes and zucchinis, we forget that peppers are just as abundant and just as delicious.  And they come in more varieties, shapes, colors, and sizes than…

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 healthy 30 minute meal is so simple ~ just pile everything in one pot, bring it to a boil, and let…

Spicy Asian Slaw Summer Rolls

Spicy Asian Slaw Summer Rolls ~ fresh and light summer rolls filled with a rainbow slaw! In the dead of summer, Vietnamese summer rolls are probably the most appropriate meal anyone could dream up.  I’ve posted three other summer…

Green Goddess Veggie Dip Cups

Green Goddess Veggie Dip Cups are super problem solvers — keep a bunch of these in the fridge and you won’t even think about that bag of chips…and let’s just say that the dreaded communal dip bowl is now…

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 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…