Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

Fiesta Rice Recipe & Vegan Delish App Give-a-way!

Fiesta Rice
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When I make brown rice in my rice cooker I do up a big batch. The leftovers are divided into freezer containers for future use. One easy but very flavorful dish I use precooked rice for is what I call Fiesta Rice. Of course it’s also great with hot rice right out of the pot. …

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Confetti Cornbread / Birthday Blessings!

Confetti Cornbread

I wanted to make cornbread but I wasn’t sure how to go about making a no added fat cornbread that would still be moist and tasty. As usual Chef Google didn’t let me down and I went with a recipe found at Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The confetti comes from colorful chopped bell peppers and …

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Lemon – Sage Spaghetti Squash

Lemon Sage Spaghetti Squash

Last week while shopping at Trader Joe’s I bought several different types of squash. They had a huge bin of them and I kind of went squash crazy! One was a spaghetti squash – something I hadn’t purchased in a long time. My thoughts immediately went to this old recipe that I use to make years ago. Think …

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Oven Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples & Pecans

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples & Pecans

Did you go to Sam’s Club or Costco and get that already peeled and cubed butternut squash? If not, go there now and get it. Then hurry up back here for the recipe for this amazing side dish or wait is it dessert? I can’t decide, but let me tell you I have eaten this as …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Recently on a Trader Joe’s shopping day I picked up a beautiful eggplant for under $2. A recipe from Ina Garten for a roasted eggplant spread intrigued me so I got busy in the kitchen. This recipe contains all things that equal deliciousness – is that a real word?  Roasted red bell peppers, red onion, …

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