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Salads and Veggies 58 results

Ground Turkey Meatballs with Chayote and Kale

My clean eating followers, you know what it means to eat healthy meals. You start with simple ingredients, and you create delicious meals for the entire family to enjoy. When you mix different types of vegetables, you are getting all the health benefits in one sitting. And you are also becoming ...

The easiest way to cook Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli rabe isn't related to broccoli. Broccoli rabe, also known as rapini is a leafy, cruciferous vegetables that are closely related to turnips. It has a bitter and nutty taste. As a popular vegetable in Italian cuisine, it is best cooked sautéed or blanched to soften the stalks and leaves. ...

Ratatouille, a Provencal Vegetables Stew

What would you do with a bowl of cut up seasonal vegetables?  Ratatouille of course! Eggplant, courgettes (green and yellow squash) are the main ingredients for a scrumptious vegetable recipe. Serving a Ratatouille dish during the summer months is pure bliss. Ratatouille, the classic French ...

Italian Green Beans with Garlic and Shallots

Italian Green Beans with Garlic and Shallots, quick and easy too! Many years ago, I was on cloud nine when I cooked my first vegetable dish with Herbes de Provence.  I discovered that I would have an everlasting love with this aromatic blend of herbs. Adding a blend of herbs and spices to ...

How to make a Delicious Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower is one of my favorite ways to cook this lovely vegetable. This method, although easy, is the best way for me to enjoy cauliflower. The amazing thing is that I don't even need to add a fancy oil. :) The fancy oils are usually more expensive than regular or common oils. These ...

Delicious Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sundried Tomato and Chestnuts

Brussels Sprouts, a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages, are usually not welcome on the dinner table unless they are cooked a specific way. Roasted, boiled, sautéed, fried etc… are just a few way to enjoy them. Whichever way you choose to cook them, they are quick dinner ideas. If you ...

Easy Spaghetti Squash with dried cranberries

Easy Spaghetti Squash with dried cranberries is a recipe that is absolutely not intimidating. Once you figure out how to cut the spaghetti squash you will be very surprised at how much fun you can have. Cooking the squash and creating different types of flavors will be fun to do. How can you ...

Quick and Easy Chayote Salad

A Quick and Easy Chayote Salad to make for dinner. Chayote, also known as mirliton, chocho, christophine, sayote, etc. is a vegetable with many significant health benefits. It is low is calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Chayote is the perfect vegetable side dish to complete ...

Quick and Spicy Cucumber Salad

Quick and Spicy Cucumber Salad is common in the Caribbean. Quick and simple salads are very common in the Caribbean as well as a four or five-course meal at dinnertime. Lots of preparation is the norm at dinner time in the Caribbean. With much time spent on preparing and cooking meat, grains and ...

An easy and simple Kale au Gratin recipe

Kale, a super leafy vegetable, provides nutrients that support healthy skin, hair and bones. Dishes such as Kale au Gratin, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Cashews and Green Onions, or Sautéed Carrots, Kale and Watercress are just a few recipes to make you want to eat leafy greens. The recipe ...