Category Archive: Oven/Roast

Oven Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers
Nutmeg Notebook

I know I am late to the party with oven roasting sweet mini peppers but as they say better late than never! I usually enjoy the mini sweet peppers raw as I love the crunch and the subtle sweetness. Oven roasting them takes them to a whole new level of deliciousness. They become so sweet …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
Nutmeg Notebook

One of the things I look forward to in the fall is winter squash. This week at Trader Joe’s they had acorn squash, kabocha squash and butternut! Four of the squash beauties came home with me. The humble acorn squash is lovely on its own but sometimes I want something just a little more special. …

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Plant Based Vegan Entertaining – What to serve?

Nutmeg Notebook

I do just fine cooking plant based food for the two of us. Our palates have adjusted to the lack of added salt, sugar and oil to our food. Where I struggle with this food plan is what to fix for company who are not following a plant based diet and are used to the …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

One thing I do enjoy about the winter months is the wide variety of winter squash. It’s fairly economical, easy to cook, nutritious and loaded with fiber. Yet the best thing is that it tastes good, is low in calories and quite filling! Oven roasted squash is easy, simple and doesn’t need much adornment to …

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BBQ Lentil Loaf Muffins – Plant Based/Vegan

BBQ Lentil Loaf Muffins

I made these amazing lentil loaf muffins for dinner last night and we wanted to lick the plate clean! Don’t worry mom we didn’t lick our plates – but that’s how you know you have a winning recipe. Since they are baked in a muffin pan you have built in portion control and you don’t …

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