Tag: veggies

Quick Mulled Spice Pickled Veggies

Quick Mulled Spice Pickled Veggies

One of my favorite accessories to a meal or snack is pickled veggies. I love the combination of sour + salty + crunchy + spice.

Brown Sugar Glazed Sheet Pan Carrots

Brown Sugar Glazed Sheet Pan Carrots

Sweet and tender, with a whisper of heat from the chiles and flavor support from the sweet onions and earthy fresh herbs. Ahhh – all the flavors that make summer gardens worth the trouble!

Oven Roasted Brussles + Bacon

Oven Roasted Brussles + Bacon

I just love this simple side dish – so much that the next time I make it, I plan to quadruple it and call it dinner! It is just.that.good. And speaking of sides – this really is the perfect simple side for your upcoming Thanksgiving Feast – so add it to your menu, gather your short list of ingredients and prepare to be dazzled.

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Tip of the Week!! ((Faux-made Pickles))

Tip of the Week!! ((Faux-made Pickles))

Pickles!! Pickles!! Pickles!! Three cheers for pickles! If you have been following me on Instagram or Facebook you may have seen some of my pictures, hinting at this TotW. I am in love with this tip for a few reasons:

Rustic Oven-Roasted Herbed Root Veggies & Sweet Smoked Sausage

Rustic Oven-Roasted Herbed Root Veggies & Sweet Smoked Sausage

It’s the middle of the week and dinner is starting to seems daunting, at least for me. I surveyed my pantry and fridge and thought – ‘oh, I need an idea!’ Then it came to me. Time to make use of these ingredients: 

Hoisin & Sweet Chili Glazed Egg Roll Meatballs

Hoisin & Sweet Chili Glazed Egg Roll Meatballs

I have a deep love for meatballs – if you haven’t already noticed! Each one is adaptable to any flavor profile, can be crammed full of various veggies & can made low-carb & low-fat. In addition to all of those great reasons – homemade meatballs bake quickly & are a perfect “stock your freezer meal”. For this meatball, I decided it was time to replicate the yumminess of the delicious egg roll.

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Technicolored Oven Roasted Veggies with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

Technicolored Oven Roasted Veggies with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

It’s the time of year when I start thinking about shedding my ‘winter coat’ in anticipation of our summer week at the lake. I have had several convos with ladies in my same situation ((you know who you are)) & we all agree: the coat 

Birthright Stew

Birthright Stew

For those of you who have been following my recipes for a few years – this one should be familiar. I like to call it “Birthright Stew” – I will tell you why soon…

Italian-style Green Beans

Italian-style Green Beans

I love fresh green beans – only if they are way over cooked according to the FOOD Network experts… Sure, the bright green color is beautiful. But the waxy, squeaky texture awakens my gag-reflex…and of course, I try my very best to avoid that. Continue reading Italian-style Green Beans

Shock and Awe, people!

Shock and Awe, people!

There is an unwritten list of foods we parents have – PLEASE tell me I am not the only one… You know, a list of the untouchables. The “Untouchable Vegetables”. “Those” veggies that I wouldn’t even dare to put on my kiddos plates, the ones