Archive for the ‘Vegetables’ Category

Cauliflower Everything “Rolls”

April 22nd, 2016

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I love cauliflower. It is healthy, delicious and so versatile.  You can eat it raw, roast it, turn it into “rice”, pizza crust and even “rolls”! I have to admit these do not really taste like bread rolls, but they are delicious, filling and full of great flavor. To make them simply mix together raw,
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Roasted Chickpeas and Cauliflower

August 20th, 2015

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This simple dish will having you licking your plate clean. Such a delicious combination of flavors…from the sweet roasted cauliflower to the acidic vinegar to the spicy mustard. AMAZING! Roasted Chickpeas and Cauliflower 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 15 oz can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 Tablespoon plus one teaspoon olive oil
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Watermelon, Feta and Quinoa Salad

July 4th, 2015

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Summer is a time for swimming in the pool, relaxing outside with friends and hosting barbecues. It’s also a great time to add delicious fresh fruit and herbs into your salads. This quinoa salads is one of my favorites. It’s light, refreshing and so simple to throw together. Today I used watermelon and cilantro, but
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Spiralized Roasted Beet Salad

April 16th, 2015

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This simple salad looks and tastes SO good you’ll want to make it everyday! The combination of earthy beets, toasted walnuts, sweet honey and creamy toast cheese is incredible.  I think I’m in love!!   Spiralized Roasted Beet Salad 1/2 small shallot, minced 4-6 medium golden beets 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar 2
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Carrot Breakfast Smoothie

March 14th, 2015

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Looking for a delicious breakfast on the go that includes protein, fruit AND a vegetable?? This is the recipe for you. Just 4 simple ingredients and you can create a satisfying breakfast smoothie that’s sure to please the entire family. Add a chopped carrot, 2 peeled clementine, 6 ounces of plain Greek yogurt (or try
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Cauliflower “Risotto” with Shiitake Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

January 16th, 2015

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I LOVE cauliflower. It is delicious, super healthy and very versatile.  I know it sounds crazy, but it really makes a great substitute for the starch in many carb-heavy dishes. It lightens them up, adds a ton of nutritional value and tastes great. My first experiment was turning cauliflower into pizza crust…AMAZING (check out the
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015

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I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Lemon Basil Quinoa Salad

January 8th, 2015

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I love to cook, but sometimes I get stuck in a rut making the same recipes over and over again. That is why my New Years Resolution it to try a new recipe each week and to share it with all of you! I’m starting the New Year off with a Lemon Basil Quinoa Salad.
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Squash “Noodles”

April 2nd, 2014

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As you may have figured out, I’m OBSESSED with my spiral vegetable cutter (The Paderno Spiral Vegetable Cutter) It is truly amazing.  Tonight I made “noodles’ out of squash.  Just place the squash between the base and the blade and spin.  It’s such a simple tool…even a three-year old can use it (with supervision, of
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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

April 2nd, 2014

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This is THE best (food) invention EVER!  I was skeptical at first, pizza crust made out of cauliflower…really?  YES!  It is amazing….even the kids loved it.    Start off by grating the cauliflower with a box grater (I tried grating it in a blender, but it did not come out fine enough).     Microwave
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