Veggies

Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips are the perfect crispy accompaniment when you’re in a squash rut. Extremely versatile and always delicious!

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

It must be okra time around here because they are showing up in the stores.  Seems a little early but I’m not much of a farmer.  We do grow okra so I’m going to start testing this recipe out.  It has legs but I’m not gonna […]

Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

So simple. So lovely.  These will give you all the warm feels. Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes   Serves/ Yield: 6-8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs. Potatoes, peeled & cut into 1” […]

Green Beans with Bacon

Green Beans with Bacon

Green Beans are a great way to introduce kids in the kitchen. While you don’t have to snap the green beans in half it does let kids help in preparing a meal. Children who help prepare meals are far more likely to eat them and to […]

Garlic Roasted Eggplant Fries

Garlic Roasted Eggplant Fries

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” ― Alice Walker, The Color Purple   Eggplants are fun.  So often people just pass them by in the store.  How can you?  They […]

Cold Zoodle Salad

Cold Zoodle Salad

It’s summer which means it is salad time!   This checks every box for a summer salad and you get to make zoodles.   Give it a try! Cold Zoodle Salad  Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time:  15 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time:15  minutes Total Time: 30 […]

Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Everyone knows roasted sweet potatoes are awesome. But, what you didn’t know they were missing is cardamom.  For reals.  It’s awesome. Enjoy. You’re welcome. Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes   Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time:  10  minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes […]

Zoodle Shoestring Nests, Baked or Fried

Zoodle Shoestring Nests, Baked or Fried

Nothing more awesome than saying zoooooodles! Well, except maybe making them. Zoooooodles! Zoodle Shoestring Nests, Baked or Fried  Serves/ Yield: 4-6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: 2 spiralized zucchini (zoodles) 1 egg, beaten 1/3 c. […]

Roasted Japanese Eggplants

Roasted Japanese Eggplants

Beautiful regal purple Japanese eggplants appeared in our co-op veggie box this week They were long and slender and I crossed my fingers that they weren’t as seedy as regular eggplant.  Weird, I know, but the hubs doesn’t like the traditional kind.  So, blessed be, […]

June is a good time for pumpkin.  It’s always a good time for Pumpkin,…Savory Spiced-Pumpkin Soufflés

June is a good time for pumpkin.  It’s always a good time for Pumpkin,…Savory Spiced-Pumpkin Soufflés

Pumpkins before fall.  What?! It’s always a good time for pumpkin.  But, if you’re not feeling it just swing back by in October…you know like everybody else.  I kid, I kid! This is a souffle for the Whole 30.  It is not sweet.  There is […]