I thought this was a creative little side salad idea from Hello Fresh. It actually came out super tasty. I can't give you the whole recipe here, but just so you get the idea: You start out by sauteeing the chopped onion and zucchini in olive oil, because they take the longest to cook: Then… Continue reading Zucchini, Onion & Chickpea Side Salad with Arugula (Hello Fresh)
Broccoli rabe (also known as "rapini") is one of those vegetables I've been meaning to learn to cook for a long time. I finally tackled it the other day before incorporating it into a dish with tortellini and goat cheese (that recipe is coming next!). I have to be honest, it didn't come out perfect… Continue reading Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Garlic
This is a quick, easy, and tasty way to prepare broccoli! Chop into bite-size pieces: Then coat with olive oil, salt, and pepper: Spread the pieces out on a baking tray, making sure they aren't touching each other too much (you want them to bake, not steam each other). Bake at 350 degrees for approximately… Continue reading Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites
You guys, I just made myself the most amazing snack, and it was so, so easy: I came home from the most beautiful hike, and I was hungry. I rinsed off a sweet potato, cut it in half, and then coated both sides lightly in olive oil. I then wrapped it in tinfoil, and tossed it in… Continue reading The simplest recipe for baked sweet potatoes.
Just a veggie "roasting kit" from Whole Foods. It came out to about 3 servings, which is perhaps not the best value for $5.99, however, in the interest of time and convenience and not having to chop things, it was worth it. I know... this is probably a somewhat boring post. I know. But one of my… Continue reading Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash, Carrots, and Parsnips
In my quest to save money and try new things, I decided to try out cooking beet greens. I scanned a few different recipes and just came up with this really quick method: I separated the leaves from the stems, leaving about a half inch of stem at the bottom of each leaf, and then chopped… Continue reading Sauteed Beet Greens
It's that time of year, and I've been battling a cold for longer than I care to say. I've been craving veggies again, so I've decided to see if I can veggie away my cold. This recipe for carrot "fries" is super, super simple. You slice the carrots into "fry" size pieces, then coat with… Continue reading Carrot Fries