Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

Quick Tomato – Stewed Zucchini with Basil and Garlic

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I was the only one home for dinner last night but I knew that the rest of the family would trickle in during the evening hungry, tired and looking for something easy to heat and eat! I wanted something “light” and frozen Tilapia tenderloins from Costco thaw out in about 20 minutes so I got …

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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” – ┬áthat 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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