Vegetables

Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Sweet potato hash is a hearty option for breakfast. Pan-roasted sweet potatoes are cooked with bell peppers, onions, and ham for an easy and delicious meal. What foods pair well with sweet potatoes? I am often challenged to find breakfast solutions that my daughter will […]

Maple Glazed Carrots with Smoky Walnut Gremolata

Maple Glazed Carrots with Smoky Walnut Gremolata

These maple glazed carrots with smoky walnut gremolata will impress everyone at the table. Best news? They are super simple to make. What is Gremolata? Gremolata is an Italian condiment, traditionally made with parsley, lemon zest, and garlic. Truth be told, I have been a […]

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Turks like to stuff things, and this Turkish-style stuffed tomato recipe is no exception. Dolmas Dolmas are a family of stuffed dishes in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. This tomato dolma is filled with a fragrant meat filling and simmered over low heat until just […]

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

In this Turkish-style braised leeks recipe, called prasa, leeks are combined with extra virgin olive oil, carrots, lemon, and a small amount of white rice for a classic Turkish dish that tastes much more than the sum of its parts. Leeks Leeks are an unsung […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe with Coriander-Onion Dip

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe with Coriander-Onion Dip

This sweet potato fries recipe with coriander-onion dip is an easy weeknight side dish or snack that’s easy to love. Reworking a Family Favorite Every Thanksgiving my extended family gets together for our annual celebration, and it’s basically a feeding frenzy. Before the main course […]

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts with Dijon-Roasted Salmon

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts with Dijon-Roasted Salmon

THIS is how to cook Brussels sprouts–coated with a Dijon-maple dressing and roasted until just tender and caramelized. Kiss mushy smelly Brussels sprouts good-bye, add salmon to the pan, and say hello to this easy healthy dinner. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts I’ve found when […]

Cumin-Spiced Roasted Carrot Recipe

Cumin-Spiced Roasted Carrot Recipe

This cumin-spiced roasted carrot recipe is deliciously fragrant and incredibly simple. Whether you’ve got a bag of grocery store carrots sitting in the fridge, or fragrant, fresh, and tender baby carrots just brought home from the farmer’s market, this recipe elevates both to new heights. […]

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea herb healthy pita pizzas are a quick easy meal or snack. A chunky herb-y mess of chickpeas is spread on pita bread, and topped with arugula, feta cheese, tomatoes, and a tahini drizzle. Weekly Meal Plans When heading into a work week, I do […]

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

For most people, eating more vegetables every day is a habit that provides health benefits. From disease prevention to providing nutrients essential for the health and maintenance of our bodies, eating more vegetables can help us feel better and live longer lives. Here are a […]

Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

This broccoli leek soup recipe takes simple seasonal ingredients and transforms them into a flavorful soup. No one flavor overpowers another here: the sweetness of the peas mingles with the broccoli, leeks, potato, and onion to create a balanced dish perfect as a cozy winter […]

Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe with Kale and Shiitake Mushrooms

Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe with Kale and Shiitake Mushrooms

This cauliflower fried rice recipe is an easy low-carb side dish or light main course that will please all eaters at the table. Low-Carb Recipes While I don’t follow a specific low-carb diet, I do find myself tending to eat foods that are lower carb. […]

Pear and Fennel Salad Recipe

Pear and Fennel Salad Recipe

This Fennel Salad Recipe is a Perfect Fall Salad When fatigue from typical leafy green salads has set in, this fennel salad recipe is the perfect antidote. Crisp and crunchy, it can be made in advance, and will hold up well without browning. I like […]

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Roasted sweet potato wedges are one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. In this recipe, they’re rubbed with Aleppo pepper and cinnamon, sprinkled with cheese, and finished with a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. Sweet potato wedges are a cozy fall dish that’s perfect as a […]

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

This hearty French lentils recipe combines French (du Puy) lentils with sage infused brown butter, tosses them in a maple-Dijon vinaigrette, and serves it all up warm in a baked winter squash, garnished with crunchy toasted walnuts. French Lentils French lentils are small and green, […]

7 Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

7 Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

Quick and healthy dinner ideas often feel like an insurmountable task at the end of a long day. Whether you are looking for a lighter “soup and salad” type of dinner, or a hearty “meat and potatoes” stick to your ribs meal, here are 7 […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

This roasted sweet potato salad recipe combines warming spices with a sweet and tart vinaigrette, making a hearty vegetarian main dish that can be made ahead of time. A Perfect Vegetarian Main Course This salad is hearty enough to satisfy both vegetarians and meat eaters […]

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

This chickpea and butternut squash stew recipe with cilantro-lime gremolata combines aromatic spices with butternut squash, ginger and garlic for a warm and fall cozy stew. Topped with the 3-ingredient cilantro-lime gremolata, this creamy stew is perfect for a weeknight dinner and elegant enough for […]

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Use pomegranate molasses in this muhammara recipe to create a sweet and tangy roasted red pepper and walnut dip. It’s an addicting combination and a delicious recipe perfect for your next sandwich, snack, or holiday appetizer. Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip There is a […]