Recipes

Parmesan Herb Squash

Parmesan Herb Squash – It’s Easy to Prepare Winter Squash

Parmesan Herb Squash is an easy way to prepare winter squash that is quick enough for weeknights or make a larger batch for a holiday side dish. Most winter squashes have a high concentration of carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which is responsible for the bright orange color of flesh. They also offer a healthy dose of vitamin…

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Apple Fennel Chutney

Apple Fennel Chutney – Sweetness of Apples and Honey

This easy honeyed apple fennel chutney combines the sweetness of apples and honey and the tang of vinegar with some onions and fennel to make an excellent side dish for curry, chicken, or pork. While this dish is excellent fresh, it’s even better after the flavors have had a chance to develop for a few…

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Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad

Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad – Fabulous Taste of Autumn

Honeyed Fall Fruit Salad is a deliciously simple fruit salad of apples, pears, and pomegranate with just a touch of honey and lemon. This simple recipe can be served cold like a fruit salad, or heat the fruit with the honey mixture and make a compote to serve on top of your favorite protein (like…

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Squash and Potato Salad

Squash and Potato Salad – A Healthy Colorful Side Dish

This Squash and Potato Salad is a colorful side dish in autumn and winter and is meant to be served warm or at room temperature (like Hot German Potato Salad). I used russet potato in this, but you can use your favorite potato variety, including sweet potatoes. Some people think white potatoes are not as nutritious as…

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Sauteed Radishes and Greens

Sauteed Radishes and Greens – A Healthy Way to Prepare Radishes

Sauteed Radishes and Greens is a bright and healthy way to prepare radishes that will accent any main dish. And it is easy to double the recipe for a bright holiday side dish. Most people only think of radishes as chopped in salads, but like carrots, potatoes, and other root vegetables, they are quite tasty…

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25 chili peppers recipes

Chili Peppers – 25 Delightful Vitamin Rich Recipes

Hot chili peppers are a wonderful way to add a spicy flavor to your dishes as well as nutritional benefits. The Capsicum genus originated in the Americas and spread throughout the world after the Columbian Exchange resulting in the wide variety of colors, shapes, and heat levels we see today. Chili versus Chilli versus Chile…

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eggplant parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan – Healthy One-Pan Vegetarian Meal

Eggplant Parmesan is a healthy one-pan vegetarian meal that you can have on the table in about 30 minutes. It is low in fat, loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, and can be made gluten-free (use gluten-free flour) or vegan (egg substitute and vegan cheese) if desired. While the skin of the eggplant contains powerful…

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Purple Carrot Ketchup

Purple Carrot Ketchup – Low Sugar and Full of Antioxidants

Purple Carrot Ketchup is a homemade low sugar recipe of one of America’s favorite condiments. And not only is the color fun and 100% natural it adds a little added nutritional boost. The purple carrots get their color from antioxidants known as anthocyanins. Plus, you get the antioxidant lycopene from the tomatoes. With just a…

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Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers will definitely change things up at dinner time. They might just become your new favorite side dish. These are great with grilled steak or salmon. Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers Ingredients 8 ounces shishito peppers, rinsed salt to taste tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon grated garlic ½ teaspoon…

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Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole

Zucchini Sausage and Rice Casserole is a versatile one-pan meal that comes together in about 30 minutes (depending on which kind of rice you use).  I used up all of my fresh tomatoes, but if you have some, chop them up and add in place of, or in addition to the tomato sauce. Does your…

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