The Best Spaghetti Squash

Best Spaghetti Squash

The Best Spaghetti Squash Anyone who knows me, knows that I absolutely LOVE pasta!  Well, who doesn’t really?!  Good thing there’s spaghetti squash! Since we’ve adopted a healthy eating lifestyle, eating pasta two or three times a week is no longer acceptable.  Way too many carbs and not nearly enough nutrition! The great news is … Read more The Best Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” Okay, so I’m slightly behind the whole cauliflower for everything craze, but better late than never.  This roasted garlic cauliflower “mashed potatoes” recipe is so good, I even fooled my hubby!   Yep, that’s right, he thought they were potatoes!  Now there’s a win-win for ya! I mean, we ALL pretty … Read more Roasted Garlic Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

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

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole is pretty much a staple on many holiday tables.  Unfortunately, although it sounds like it would be pretty healthy, in reality, it is not. Cream of pretty much anything canned soup (and canned soup in general) are secret hiding places for lots of salt, sugar, carbohydrates, preservatives and all sorts of other … Read more Green Bean Casserole

Mushroom Lentil Stuffing

Mushroom Lentil Stuffing

Let’s face it, one of the favorite dishes on our holiday table is that yummy bowl of stuffing, am it right?  Therein lies the problem.  Typically, holiday meals are loaded with carbs, and fat and that stuffing is a big contributor.  This mushroom lentil stuffing will satisfy your desire for stuffing without all those carbs.  … Read more Mushroom Lentil Stuffing

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