Category Archive: Vegetables

Hearty Lentil Vegetable Stew

Fall is in the air and it makes me want to start cooking soups, stews and chili. Yes good old comfort food. I love a hearty lentil soup and we tend to like ours to be more like stew – really thick and packed with goodness. For a while now I have been making a …

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New Revised – Batch Prep Salads & Chopped Salads in a Holland Bowl

Since batch prepping Big Beautiful Salads and making Big Beautiful Chopped Salads are a huge part of my food plan I wanted to make a new video showing the ingredients I am currently using in my salads. I eat these salads everyday as it’s a beautiful easy way to get in a lot of greens …

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Instant Pot Steamed Vegetables

The Instant Pot pressure cooker is amazing for making, soup, chili, stews, rice and beans. It also can be used to lightly steam vegetables. Did you know you can set it for 0 minutes? That is the perfect amount of time to lightly steam some greens. I even made a video so you could see …

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Air Fried Garlic Mashed Potato Balls & Stuffed Mini Bella’s -No Oil

For Thanksgiving I made 7 pounds of Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes for our company meal. We really didn’t have much leftover. Everyone seems to love mashed potatoes and gravy – including me. With my Breville Smart Oven Air fryer I am always thinking about what I can air fry sans oil to transform our …

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Oven Roasted Kabocha Squash

One of my favorite foods is winter squash. There are so many scrumptious varieties and I have enjoyed all that I have tried. My favorite winter squash is Kabocha squash. It’s that plump looking green one that reminds you a little bit of a pumpkin but it’s, well – green on the outside. Winter squash …

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