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    Simply Steamed Artichokes

    March 29, 2019

    What I’ve found is people either LOVE artichokes or aren’t quite sure how to eat them. I grew up with artichokes and absolutely love them. What I like to make MOST are grilled artichokes but that does start with steaming them first so we’ll start there. The key to cooking artichokes is all about prepping them so let’s get to it. 4 Whole Fresh Artichokes Artichokes are the flower of the plant & have these spiky ends at the leaf…

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    Sautéd Swiss Chard

    I never used to really think much of leafy greens until I married my husband. He’s half Brazilian and they LOVE sautéd collards. Since he loved them so much & I knew how healthy…

    March 29, 2019
  • Roasted Asparagus

    Asparagus is so good for you BUT it’s an easy vegetable to overcook & it’s not always cheap. That’s why I like roasting it. It’s really easy to overcook when you steam it! Also,…

    March 5, 2019
  • Winter Quinoa Salad

    I LOVE a good quinoa salad for many reasons…. It’s easy to make You can put about any vegetables you have in the fridge in it There is no set way to make it,…

    January 25, 2019
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts

    I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but I LOVE roasted veggies. There’s a couple different reasons why…. First, roasting gives your vegetables a deep rich taste. Second, they are so easy. You can just…

    November 29, 2018
  • Roasted Butternut Squash

    Butternut Squash just makes me think of the leaves turning & the crisp morning air.  I love this dish most when I don’t have to chop the squash myself.  If you can find it,…

    October 4, 2018
  • Roasted Cauliflower

    My kids go crazy over roasted cauliflower.  Not so much on fresh cauliflower.  It has a nutty & even meaty taste once it’s roasted.  You can even add 1-2 diced garlic cloves if you…

    September 27, 2018
  • Baked Sweet Potatoes

    2-4 sweet potatoes Olive Oil   1.     Preheat the oven to 400 degrees 2.     Cut a piece of Aluminum foil big enough to fit each potato 3.     Place each potato on a piece and…

    September 27, 2018