Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

Oven Roasted Red Kuri Squash

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I had planned on posting all about my favorite holiday recipes today but since I haven’t had much computer time this week that post isn’t ready yet. Instead I am sharing this Red Kuri squash that I found recently. Just when I think I have tried almost every sqaush out there I stumble across a …

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Black Beans – Slow Cooker Style

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To soak or not to soak – that seems to be a big debate when it comes to cooking dried beans. Some information I read says; soaking dried beans prior to cooking removes some of the complex sugar that causes indigestion and it shortens the overall cooking time. Others say that when you toss out …

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup & Sweet Potato Mash In my Blendtec!

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“Necessity is the mother of invention” –  that has been so true lately for me! Over the weekend I had the desire to get a little creative with sweet potatoes and add some variety to the liquid/mash food diet I am on. I say liquid/mash instead of soft foods because the realty for me is …

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Best Ever New Potatoes & Green Beans

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At the Farmer’s Market I am always discovering new vegetables to try. My latest find were these delightful little new potatoes called German Butterball. They have a buttery yellow flesh that makes them ideal for roasting, frying and especially mashed potatoes. The day before my oral surgery I gathered up all of the fresh vegetables …

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Rinaldo’s Garlic Gold Green Beans

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A while back you might remember that I shopped at  a new store called Sprouts and I purchased a jar of Rinoldo’s Organic Garlic Gold. It is organic extra virgin olive oil and toasted organic garlic. That’s it! Simple ingredients, but the flavor is fantastic! This is going to be a fun product to play …

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