Fresh spring green beans cooked tender-crisp are an easy and versatile side dish. They taste even better topped with toasted almonds and a bright lemony vinaigrette dressing. This lemony green bean almondine recipe is “easy-peezy-lemon squeezy” as my six year old son would say. Lemony green bean almondine tastes great […]
Are you a salsa fan or a pico de gallo fan? Or are you like me and love both? Pineapple pico de gallo adds a wonderful sweet, tangy and tropical salsa to tacos or grilled seafood. It’s especially delicious and a favorite topping of mine with pork carnitas, shrimp or […]
Tuscan farro salad with cucumbers and tomatoes is a light and healthy alternative to traditional potato salad. It’s perfect for picnics and makes a great side dish for summer cookouts. What is farro? Farro, like Bob’s Red Mill Organic Farro is an ancient form of wheat that was a staple […]
Minestrone is a great way to get your veggies! Eat the rainbow in one bowl of healthy soup. This colorful minestrone soup recipe features fresh in-season vegetables. It tastes great with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese, but this garnish can be left off for a well-balanced plant-based meal. Minestrone is […]
Healthy, tender and fresh Mediterranean vegetables such as yellow zucchini squash, onions, red and yellow peppers, olives, and cannellini beans give variety and texture to this tasty vegetable platter.
In this fragrant and fruity winter squash saute, you’ll get a taste of naturally sweet squash, fruity raisins and Craisins, a crunch of celery and walnuts all pulled together with kale and the fragrant spices of nutmeg, cinnamon and thyme. It’s fall on a plate.
Break out of your hum-drum vegetable routine and serve up these sweet and fragrant thyme roasted pears. Thyme roasted pears make a great side dish to so many different meals. If you are plant-based, try them with any vegetable soup, stew or salad. For the meat eaters in your family, […]