Category Archives: Veggies

Healthy Macaroni and Cheese

Yes, I’m doing this….I’m saying that there is such a thing as Healthy Macaroni and Cheese!  What comes to mind when you hear mac and cheese?  I suddenly envision myself 5 years old, feet dangling off the edge of the … Continue reading

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Turkey Veggie Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs…..can’t be healthy, surely not, it’s too good to be true!  Well, why not?  Let’s swap out the artery-clogging ground beef for some lean ground turkey, sneak in a few veggies and bring on some whole wheat pasta … Continue reading

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Moroccan Spiced Acorn Squash and Couscous

I have never been to Morocco and it’s not really high on my list of places in the World to visit.  Though I do appreciate Morocco for the couscous that is widely used in their cuisine.  Couscous is so easy to prepare … Continue reading

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Roasted Peppers

A few days ago my Mom came to visit me…well, alright maybe she also came to visit my little girl, her granddaughter.  She came bearing fruits and veggies.  She had several bell peppers and a bunch of mini sweet peppers.  … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

Well, it’s still winter and it’s still cold outside…..hohum.  BUT that doesn’t mean that your butt has to get bigger or that you have to eat boring food from your freezer!  Here is a delicious and nutritious soup that will … Continue reading

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Casserole

Casseroles….what do you think about casseroles these days?  I’m really undecided.  I love that I can have a casserole in the oven and have time to clean up the kitchen before dinner is ready.  Though some casserole recipes take all … Continue reading

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Quinoa

On a recent trip to Peru, I was introduced to quinoa and immediately fell in love!  Quinoa looks and cooks like a pasta but it’s actually a seriously healthy grain.  This little super food packs a serious protein punch and … Continue reading

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Healthy Hot Chocolate

Don’t you LOVE it when those two words end up in the same sentence!?!  Healthy and Chocolate!  Okay, first of all maybe I should disclose that I am not a doctor or a nutritionist and maybe I’m not qualified to … Continue reading

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Loads of Lentils

Lentils are a great source of protein, fiber and folic acid.  These flat, little legumes are a great addition to the whole families diet.  Brown lentils are pretty common and easy to find.  Red lentils are a little more tricky … Continue reading

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There’s a Leek in here!

Leeks are a great way to introduce your little one to the flavor of onions.  Leeks have a mild sweet flavor and they are available year round.  This puree is packed with flavor and nutrients!  The Goat Cheese Leek Tart … Continue reading

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