Category Archive: Vegetables

Fresh Spring Roll Wraps / Gluten Free

Spring Rolls
Nutmeg Notebook

One of my favorite summertime lunches is Vietnamese Spring Rolls. They are so refreshing and light because they are not fried. I love the colorful, crunchy fresh vegetables all wrapped up inside a rice paper wrap! They are so easy to make at home and you can use whatever vegetables you happen to have in …

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Plant Based BBQ Time!

Plant Based BBQ
Nutmeg Notebook

Some people think that just because you no longer eat meat that you can no longer enjoy a BBQ. It isn’t so – we can cook so many plant foods on the BBQ grill. Everything from the humble zucchini, portobello mushrooms, eggplant, bell peppers, onions, green onions, baby peppers, corn on the cob, romaine lettuce, …

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Oven Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers
Nutmeg Notebook

I know I am late to the party with oven roasting sweet mini peppers but as they say better late than never! I usually enjoy the mini sweet peppers raw as I love the crunch and the subtle sweetness. Oven roasting them takes them to a whole new level of deliciousness. They become so sweet …

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Tacos with Jicama Tortillas

Lentil Tacos & Jicama Tortillas
Nutmeg Notebook

Once a month we get together for a whole food plant based pot luck with a lovely group of friends. The friendships, conversation and food is fabulous. We always get introduced to some new recipe and get to try some new foods as well. My friend Lorna introduced us to lentil tacos using jicama tortillas! …

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Another Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking Day

Batch Cooking
Nutmeg Notebook

Yesterday was another batch cooking day. It takes a few hours and lots of dirty dishes but it saves me so much time later in the week. I love having things made ahead so we can easily reheat and eat. It feels so good to fuel our bodies with healthy yet delicious food. Not only …

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