Category Archives for Vegetables

Sweet Pickled Cauliflower Recipe

We love this sweet and tangy pickled cauliflower. Perfect for sandwiches, snacking or to perk up a boring salad.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Cauliflower is coming into season and a simple way to preserve it is to pickle it. We like sweet pickled cauliflower as a quick side to […]

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Southern Collard Greens

You've gotta try cooking collards from scratch. Such a tasty treat and surprisingly easy to make.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Around here it’s a tradition to eat Collard Greens on New Year’s Day. But don’t stop there. These delicious leafy green vegetables cooked in crispy bacon […]

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Pumpkin Fritters

Plate of yummy pumpkin fritters made with pumpkin puree, flour, egg and seasonings.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Here’s another great way to use up homemade pumpkin puree. Of course you could also use canned pumpkin if you don’t have any on hand. Either […]

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Frozen Pumpkin and Banana Smoothie

Glass of pumpkin smoothie blended with frozen banana and milk.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. A few days ago I shared some tips with you for making and freezing pumpkin puree. Over the next few days I thought I’d share some […]

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Garden Vegetable Casserole

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Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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Simply Sauteed Okra

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Homemade Zucchini Bread Recipe

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. One of the kid-friendliest ways to use up a bunch of zucchini is to “hide” it in a yummy breakfast bread like the one below. If […]

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Zucchini and Ground Beef Stew

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Fried Rice with Vegetables

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Vegan Cauliflower Bake

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How To Grill Portabello Mushrooms

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. In 2014 we’re doing our best to eat healthier. I’ve been cooking more veggies, more “real food” (unprocessed) and we’ve cut back on red meat quite […]

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