Sauteed Mushrooms in Red Wine Reduction

Sauteed Mushrooms in Red Wine Reduction

One of my favorite sides is sauteed mushrooms, and for good reason!  Mushrooms are low in calories, and are great sources of fiber and protein (good for plant-based diets). They also provide many important nutrients, including B vitamins, selenium, potassium, copper, and (particularly when exposed to the sun) vitamin D. Other benefits of mushrooms are … Read more Sauteed Mushrooms in Red Wine Reduction

Kale Saute

Kale Saute

Kale saute is a super simple, yet extremely nutritious side dish to any meal!  Pretty much any diet plan you come across includes kale and for good reason.  Kale is rich in vitamins K, A and C, along with other vital nutrients.  Not only that, but the health benefits of kale include detoxification, heart support, … Read more Kale Saute

Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets

I love beets, but my Richie, not so much.  That is until I whipped up a batch of these roasted beets.  There’s something magical about roasting veggies!  It brings out the delicious sweetness of them, especially beets which are considered a “sweet” vegetable. Not only are beets delicious, but they are very good for you!  … Read more Roasted Beets

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots

In my past life, glazed carrots would have been made using corn syrup.  Delicious for sure, but as we all know, totally NOT healthy! Enter the yummy goodness of local raw honey!  All the sweetness, none of the guilt.  Welcome back to that table honey glazed carrots! Not only are carrots good tasting, they are … Read more Honey Glazed Carrots

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts are one of those veggies that you either love or you hate.  I admit, they do have a taste all their own, which is why most people don’t care for them.  What I will say in their defense however, is that roasting them brings on a whole new flavor sensation that is absolutely … Read more Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Mediterranean Quinoa

Mediterranean Quinoa

Mediterranean Quinoa Being a pasta lover, when we adopted a healthier eating lifestyle, one of the hardest things to give up was pasta, white rice and potatoes.  The struggle is REAL!  I get it. However, limiting your carbs, doesn’t mean you eliminate them.  I have said many times, that not all carbs are created equal.  … Read more Mediterranean Quinoa

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries EVERYBODY loves fries!  Well, at least everybody that I know anyway.  Thank goodness I created this recipe for sweet potato fries so we no longer have to deprive ourselves of that goodness! Conventional french fries, are WAY to much in terms of carbs and salt.  Not to mention all that oil from … Read more Sweet Potato Fries

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