Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

How to Saute Vegetables Oil Free

Nutmeg Notebook
No Oil Saute

I love, love, love vegetables! There aren’t too many of them that I don’t like so I have a never ending variety to choose from. Fresh, frozen, steamed, oven roasted or sauteed in a pan – I like them all. Maybe that’s why a plant based diet was so easy to transition to. At first …

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Thanksgiving Family Food & Fun

Pumpkins at Whole Foods 
Notebook Nutmeg

We really changed things up this year for Thanksgiving since our daughter Katy and her hubby Esau hosted both families for the big day. They recently moved into their first home and were delighted to have enough room for everyone. They were gracious hosts and we had a lovely time!   Katy made all of …

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Lightened Up Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples & Pecans/Giveaway

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I have one of the best blog give-a-ways ever to share with you today as well as a fantastic lightened up recipe just in time for the holidays. One of my favorite winter side dishes is the oh so popular oven roasted butternut squash with apples and pecans. Delicious doesn’t even begin to describe how …

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Triple Rice Salad with Apple Sage Sausage/Plant Based/Vegan

Triple Rice Salad with Apple Sage Sausage

If you need an outstanding dish to share at a holiday gathering I have the perfect recipe for you. Although the ingredient list sounds simple its the sum of it’s parts that make it wonderful. Not only is it delicious but it’s also quite appealing to the eye. Three different types of rice, dried cranberries, …

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Post Thanksgiving Food Review

Green Bean Casserole

We had a fantastic get together with the family yesterday. Our daughter Katy came over early and we had fun together in the kitchen preparing dinner and she also out did herself with baked treats. That young lady loves to bake – and the family loves to eat her creations so it all works out …

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