Microwave Spaghetti Squash

17 November 2020

Microwaving spaghetti squash is much easier and quicker than waiting for it to roast in the oven. Once done, it is ready to be topped with your favorite ingredients, or kept simple with just a pat of butter and some salt. For longer strands, cut the squash crosswise instead of lengthwise.

Roasted Cauliflower with Caper Brown Butter

10 November 2020

Turn boring cauliflower into a delicious side when you top it with a caper and garlic brown butter. I like to cut my cauliflower into slices instead of florets, so there is more flat surface area for roasting and the topping doesn’t slide off.

Balsamic-Roasted Pumpkin with Goat Cheese

14 October 2020

I had an overabundance of pumpkin grow in my garden this year, and wanted to try something different from the usual sweet pumpkin recipes–this was the end result. It’s a great side dish to any protein, or even a great addition to a salad. Make sure to be very careful when cutting your pumpkin–use a sharp knife, and keep the pumpkin from rolling around when slicing.

Zucchini Noodles with Bolognese Sauce

27 September 2020

Great way to get more veggies in your diet, and cut out some carbs! Spiralized zucchini acts as the “pasta” in this simple, yet tasty dish. The sauce freezes well, so feel free to scale the amount of “zoodles” to accommodate just 2 or 4 servings.

Roasted Indian-Spiced Vegetables

8 September 2020

These Indian-inspired roasted vegetables have a pop of flavor and a hint of heat from the aromatic and well-known Indian spice blend, garam masala. If you cannot find garam masala in the international section of your grocery store or ethnic market, there are many recipes available online to make your own.