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

Healthy Coleslaw

Healthy Coleslaw

It’s not the salad that’s unhealthy, it’s what you put on it.  Have you heard that saying before?  This healthy coleslaw takes that notion to a whole other level! Traditional coleslaw is made with mayonnaise and sugar, yikes!  While this recipe has 14 grams of sugar per serving, the majority of that sugar comes from … Read more Healthy Coleslaw

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

Broccoli & Kale Salad

Broccoli & Kale Salad

I can’t even begin to tell you how delicious this broccoli and kale salad is!  And, yes, there’s a back story to this recipe. This salad was one of the dishes prepared for our family dinner after my dear uncle’s memorial service.  I absolutely loved this broccoli and kale salad, and tried to find the … Read more Broccoli & Kale Salad

Zucchini Lasagna Roll-ups

Zucchini Lasagna Roll-ups

Because of my love affair with pretty much anything pasta, lasagna is a dish I LOVE!!!  However, there are numerous issues with it.  First of all, it takes forever to make and second, it’s super carb heavy and loaded with saturated fat from all the cheeses and meat.  However, I’ve come up with these zucchini … Read more Zucchini Lasagna Roll-ups

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