Category Archives: Vegetables

Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes

This Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes recipe is a healthier, crisper version of the food that has become an iconic Southern dish. But, is it really Southern in origin? 

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Roasted Golden Beet Borscht (Soup Swappers)

Soup Saturday Swappers are back; this month’s theme is root vegetables. This recipe for Roasted Golden Beet Borscht is simple to prepare and simply delicious. 

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Creamed Spinach

This creamed spinach recipe is easy to prepare and is rich in flavor, without floating in butter or cheese. I make this often for us in the fall and winter when hot, creamy, comfort-food is what we crave. 

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw | Sesame Oil Rice Wine Vinaigrette (Meatless Monday)

Since Brussels Sprouts are in a cabbage family, I decided to use them raw in this recipe for Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw. Combined with thinly sliced sweet bell peppers, green onions, toasted almonds and chow mien noodles, the shaved … Continue reading

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Kale Couscous and Strawberry Salad (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Kale, Couscous and Strawberry Salad is as simple to prepare as it is delicious to eat! Since Spring is officially here, and since a friend shared some kale from another friend’s garden…and since I found some gorgeous … Continue reading

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Asparagus Artichoke and Mushroom Pie (International Pi Day) (Meatless Monday)

Meatless Monday’s recipe doubles as a celebration of International Pi Day. This pie is made with fresh, baby spring asparagus, Portobello mushrooms, artichoke hearts, goat cheese and an herb custard, baked in a buttery, flaky herb pastry.  

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Dukkah and Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

Roasted Root Vegetables with Dukkah (pronounced doo-kah) and Goat Cheese is the Meatless Monday recipe of the week. An Egyptian spice, seed, nut blend is variable based on your tastes; I have provided a recipe for the blend I used. 

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Zucchini Crust Vegetable Quiche with Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Grated Zucchini Crust Quiche is gluten-free; it’s loaded with vegetables like three types of greens: spinach, kale, chard (although you could just use one type), tomatoes, roasted red pepper, onion and herbs. Five eggs and a bit of goat … Continue reading

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Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts (Meatless Monday)

We’re in the dog-days of summer here, and it’s hot and humid; this means it is salad weather for the foreseeable future. This recipe for Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts is cool and colorful and packed … Continue reading

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Greek Salad Dressing (Meatless Monday)

This very simple recipe for Greek Salad Dressing is perfect for any salad. Take your favorite salad fixin’s and make your own dressing, minus the chemicals found in store-bought dressings. 

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