Vegetables

Braised Cabbage

Braised Cabbage It is sometimes the simplest dishes that receive the most praise. We can slave away over complicated sides and the buttered green beans get rave reviews. In the spirit of simple and delicious, this Braised Cabbage is the so effortless in its preparation that your dinner guests won’t […]

Instant Pot Steamed Vegetables

Instant Pot Steamed Vegetables The cooking process for Instant Pot steamed cauliflower is the same as for broccoli and green beans. The vegetables are  “Pressure Cooked” or “Manual” mode at zero minutes cooking time. By the time Instant Pot reaches pressure, the cauliflower is just right – fully cooked but still crisp and […]

Mashed Cauliflower – 21 Day Fix Approved

Mashed Cauliflower – 21 Day Fix Approved Serving mashed cauliflower in lieu of potatoes is an easy way to lighten up your meal, and is a great solution for those of you who need to avoid starches. Thanks to the cauliflower base, this creamy mashed dish can be served with […]

Simple Sweet Potato Hash – 21 Day Fix Approved

Simple Sweet Potato Hash – 21 Day Fix Approved Use as a breakfast, lunch or dinner side dish.  All the spices make these sweet potatoes pop with flavor. (Courtesy of Beachbody and Transform 20) Container Count: 1 yellow, 1/2 teaspoon Yields: 4 servings, approx. ¾ cup each Ingredients: 2 small […]

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Brown Butter

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Brown Butter Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Brown Butter will BLOW YOUR MIND! – and it’s on your table in 15 minutes! This Roasted Asparagus Recipe is hands down the BEST way to eat best way to eat asparagus! It’s a back pocket “ace” when you need […]

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes A sprinkle of Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil transform tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or try sandwiching them between slices of your favorite whole-wheat bread or serve as a simple dinner over a bed of whole wheat pasta or polenta. Ingredients: 4 tomatoes, halved […]

Clean Eating Green Bean Casserole

Clean Eating Green Bean Casserole This Clean Eating Green Bean Casserole is the lighter version of a favorite healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe!  This beauty doesn’t have any canned soup or fried onions. It’s made using clean ingredients and homemade sautéed onions on top! I love adding a few healthy […]

Classic Herb Stuffing

Classic Herb Stuffing A straightforward holiday stuffing calls for great bread; we love the nutty, toasty dimension of a bakery whole-grain loaf. Sauté the  onion, celery, and carrot until tender but not browned, also called “sweating.” The added moisture will soften the bread and make for a more cohesive stuffing. […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole This classic casserole straddles the line between side and dessert (indeed, we’ve enjoyed the leftovers both ways). I dialed down the sugar to steer the dish back to savory territory, and add a crunchy oat and nut topper for texture. A final drizzle of maple syrup just […]

Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes Instant Pot cauliflower and sweet potatoes mash up. One pot to steam. One pot to blend. One family to serve  Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup water 4 medium sweet potatoes, with peels on 1 head of cauliflower, cored and cut into bit size pieces 4 Tbls. […]

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