Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

Oven Roasted Kabocha Squash

Kabocha Squash
Nutmeg Notebook

One of my favorite foods is winter squash. There are so many scrumptious varieties and I have enjoyed all that I have tried. My favorite winter squash is Kabocha squash. It’s that plump looking green one that reminds you a little bit of a pumpkin but it’s, well – green on the outside. Winter squash …

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Breville Smart Oven Air – No oil Air Frying – Plant Based

Breville Smart Oven Air
Nutmeg Notebook

This past May we purchased the Breville Smart Oven Air – it is an incredible kitchen appliance. It’s a toaster oven on steroids! Seriously this appliance bakes, broils, roasts, reheats, works as a slow cooker, toaster, has a pizza setting, is an air fryer and a dehydrator! It almost sounds too good to be true …

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Plant Based BBQ Time!

Plant Based BBQ
Nutmeg Notebook

Some people think that just because you no longer eat meat that you can no longer enjoy a BBQ. It isn’t so – we can cook so many plant foods on the BBQ grill. Everything from the humble zucchini, portobello mushrooms, eggplant, bell peppers, onions, green onions, baby peppers, corn on the cob, romaine lettuce, …

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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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Another Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking Day

Batch Cooking
Nutmeg Notebook

Yesterday was another batch cooking day. It takes a few hours and lots of dirty dishes but it saves me so much time later in the week. I love having things made ahead so we can easily reheat and eat. It feels so good to fuel our bodies with healthy yet delicious food. Not only …

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