This delicious soup derives its body and rich flavor from pureed broccoli stems and florets.
Originally from Spain, puchero is a big, hearty stew made in various versions all over the Spanish-speaking world, as well as in the former Spanish colony of the Philippines. This is a Mexican version, using venison although beef is more common. The word puchero means stew pot,and thats what […]
Zucchini is abundant this time of year and this is one of my favorite new recipes to take advantage of it. Breading it in a blend of almond flour, flaxseed, tapioca flour, and spices creates a perfectly crispy outer layer. I used coconut yogurt to make my own spin […]
Pickled Brussels Sprouts are the best!! They are packed full of GOODNESS!!! They make great appetizers, and great snacks. Serve over a salad, or just eat plain. This pickled stapled will keep on your shelf for about two to four years. As long as the lid stays sealed. The […]
This spicy snack is so flavorful and made with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Trust me, make them once, and you’ll be making them again and again! You can easily substitute green beans or broccoli for the soy bean edamame. The pod of the edamame is […]
Caramelized Cabbage is the basis for many other dishes, including Russian braised Cabbage, Southern fried cabbage with bacon and onions, St. Paddy’s day, fried cabbage, Mexican Cabbage and Tomatoe salsa. Its versatile and flavorful
I love when a vegetable can indicate the season. These onions are so beautiful and tasty. You can make these in advance, then just warm and serve. You can also make them with yellow onions, although the sweetness of the red onions is my favorite for this recipe. They are […]
This easy roasted cauliflower is a fantastic side to pasta, meat, or seafood. It also makes a great healthy snack.
Because the oil picks up the flavors of the garlic and thyme, a milder, less expensive oil works best.
In order to smash the Brussels sprouts, you need to boil them first. (Just like smashed potatoes!) Make sure to pat them really dry, even after you smashed them, so that they crisp up in the oven. And never skimp on the cheese.
This is an easy yuca recipe. Yuca is a popular root that makes a nice change from your average potato dish. Our Cuban friends have been cooking up yuca with garlic and onion for years, inspired by our favorite Cuban restaurants in Florida. The combo of yuca, garlic, onion, and […]
Freshly cooked cauliflower, covered with a delicious homemade bechamel sauce, topped with cheese, then baked in the oven. this cauliflower french recipe is great for vegetarian looking for a french vegetarian recipe idea that will not leave them hungry. that cauliflower with white sauce can be served as a side […]
Raise your hand if you’re intimidated by this spiny, curious vegetable. You obviously haven’t grilled them yet! Follow along as Chef Jason shows you his technique for preparing and grilling them with ease. The result? Smoky, tender artichokes cooked to perfection in garlic-herb butter.
These baked zucchini fries are ultra cheesy and flavorful with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and an Italian spice blend. They’re also gluten-free, low-carb and keto-friendly for a delicious, healthy snack recipe.
This Spanish Garlic Zucchini, known in Spain as Calabacin al Ajillo, is possibly one of the greatest zucchini dishes ever. It´s packed with flavor, easy to make and the zucchini has the most incredible texture.
One of my favorite Middle Eastern mezze is deep-fried cauliflower served with tahini garlic sauce. I decided to try the dish with broccoli, but instead of deep-frying the broccoli I roasted it, a method that requires a lot less oil. The buds on the broccoli florets toast to a […]
The flavors in this salad are fantastic. The heartiness of the walnut and the apple were the perfect tint of winter which, combined with the fennel and chives that reminded me of early spring, made for the perfect “transition salad” between seasons. Ideally, you should probably slice your fennel […]
Cabbage soup is about as comforting and healthy as they come! All you need to do is simmer a bunch of sliced cabbage with mirepoix vegetables, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, and herbs for an easy and delicious, low calorie meal.
Spaghetti alla Nerano was invented in the fifties by a woman called Maria Grazia in a restaurant bearing her name in Nerano a small town on the Sorrento peninsula. Apparently, the restaurant still exists and is being run by her grandchildren!
Goma-ae, sometimes also spelled Gomaae or Gomae is a Japanese side dish. It is made with vegetables and sesame dressing. One of the most common versions, often found at Japanese restaurants in the West, is served in the form of a spinach salad, mixed with sesame sake sauce or […]
Roasting broccoli makes it sweet; topping it with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and broiling it makes it addictively crispy and almost nutty tasting. This is the Internet’s #1 Broccoli recipe.
With the help of a spiralizer, butternut squash becomes the noodles in this sweet-and-savory, satisfying dish that’s impressive enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for a weeknight meal
Whether you serve these as an appetizer or along with your meal, these old-time Southern Corn Fritters are sure to bring a smile to your face. The batter has 7 ingredients including corn muffin mix which makes these quick and easy to whip up.
Confetti Mac and Cheese is a twist on the classic! This tasty One-Pot Mac and Cheese is blanketed with a deliciously easy cheesy sauce and loaded with veggies! For a quick club or event dish, just use leftover or frozen veggies and store bought ready to serve Mac and Cheese. […]
Clear out the spring produce haul with this quick and tasty saute, full of fresh sweet corn, zucchini and onion. Simple and clean, this takes on whatever flavor you’d like to infuse it with, but it’s clean and delicious all on its own. Makes a great side dish or topping […]
A lovely curried lentil soup with a hint of sweet/tart apple and just a bit of heat, enough to make it lightly tingle on your tongue. The texture of the soup is soft, smooth and delicate.
There are many different risotto recipes with different ingredients, but they are all based on rice of an appropriate variety, cooked in a standard procedure. Risotto, unlike other rice dishes, requires constant care and attention. The rice is not to be pre-rinsed, boiled, or drained, as washing would remove much […]
Sweet and Smoky Japanese Blistered Shishito Peppers make a great low carb keto appetizer. Happy Hour just got better! Whether you are watching your calories, following a low carb or keto way of life, paleo, vegetarian, vegan, Weight Watchers, this Blistered Shishito Peppers recipe is for you.
A variety of squash to make this effortless side dish even prettier on the plate. We love that the dish holds up if you’d like to make it a few hours ahead: Simply serve it at room temperature with Pork, Chicken or even Ice Cream
When preparing baby bok choy, two main issues arise: cleaning the notoriously dirty vegetables and getting the stalks to achieve a perfectly tender-crisp texture before the leaves get too limp. Unlike mature bok choy, which is often chopped into small pieces for cooking, part of the allure of baby bok […]
Creamy, rich Steakhouse Creamed Spinach that takes just a few minutes and is the perfect side for a holiday roast or prime rib.
This classic Roman-Jewish recipe of crispy deep-fried artichokes, simply flavored with a splash of white wine and a sprinkling of lemon juice to serve. Artichokes appear widely in Roman restaurants in the spring, when Latian artichokes are at their peak.
This simple recipe for roasted green beans is very tasty and kid-friendly
Only fresh green beans and garlic will do for this easy, healthy, and flavorful side dish. These Butter and Garlic Green Beans are perfectly cooked and tossed with butter and toasted garlic. They’re boiled, so you don’t have to worry about burning them while they cook. You can make […]
How to roast Brussels sprouts so they are brown and crispy?One of the most common reasons that people don't enjoy Brussels sprouts is that they aren't preparing them correctly. No one wants soggy, mushy, or bland Brussels sprouts. To bring out the most flavor, Brussels sprouts need to get brown […]
This easy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce takes 5 minutes to make, and you can put it on almost everything to add instant flavor
This is hands down the best way to cook vegetables. When you roast them it adds depth and delicious flavor, and they finish with the perfect texture.
A super delicious asparagus, tomato and feta salad drizzled with an easy balsamic vinaigrette. This salad uses few ingredients but they’re all powerful in flavor creating an incredible salad that you won’t be able to stop eating!
Roasted cauliflower, cucumber, and fresh kale come together in a quick salad recipe
This crustless Sweet Corn and Zucchini Pie is so incredibly simple to make and it’s the perfect way to enjoy summer produce!
This is an awesome dish in the summer with beans from our garden. Truly almost any vegetable will taste delicious when sautéed in bacon grease. I like to use a good quality bacon when I can find it. Aldi has a new Never Any line of hickory smoked bacon and […]
This recipe for Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon is dedicated to anyone out there who is convinced that they don’t like Brussels sprouts! I’ve been right there with you – convinced myself that Brussels sprouts were one of those vegetables that I didn’t (and couldn’t possibly) like!
Cucumber raita is a popular savory condiment dip made with cucumber and curd (yogurt). It is simple, refreshing, and cooling to the palate. This cucumber raita recipe comes together in 5 minutes and tastes fabulous when paired with biryani, pulao, or any Indian meal.