Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

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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Zucchini Red Pepper & Shallot Pie WWPP7

Zucchini Red Pepper & Shallot Pie Nutmeg Notebook

Do you have some zucchini that needs to be used up? If not, you need to buy a zucchini so you can make this amazing savory pie. Helen @ Doing A 180 posted about this recipe on her blog and I knew as soon as I saw the recipe that I had to make it. Helen …

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Whole Wheat CousCous Salad & More Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

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Have you ever noticed that when someone else cooks for you the food tastes even better? Since I am the main cook around here it’s pure delight when someone cooks for me. While my mom was in town for the wedding she made one of our favorite from scratch meals – her homemade Runzas.  Don’t …

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