Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients ½ red or green cabbage, shredded 2 large carrots, grated ½ cup light salad dressing ½ cup Splenda (or sugar) ½ cup white vinegar 1 tbsp. pure honey Salt & pepper to taste Directions 1. Whisk the mayonnaise, Splenda, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl. 2. Grate the carrots and shred the cabbage. 3. Pour dressing over the grated cabbage and carrots, … Continue reading Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Ingredients 2 pounds baby red potatoes 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano 2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon black … Continue reading Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, halved and sliced thinly 1 head kale, washed, and thinly sliced salt to taste 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional) 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions Preheat a skillet over low heat. Add the oil and heat gently. Add the onion, stir to coat with oil, then saute for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. This slow cooking over … Continue reading Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Easy Blooming Onion

The blooming onion is an impressive looking appetizer, and one that’s great to share. Follow this simple recipe on how to slice and fry a blooming onion. INGREDIENTS 1 large onion 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 dried/ground teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 eggs 1 cup milk DIRECTIONS Mix all dry ingredients together in one … Continue reading Easy Blooming Onion

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe…found and tried this gem from Add A Pinch! Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins A quick recipe for spicy skillet turnip greens for a comforting, home-cooked meal. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 1 pound turnip greens, cleaned and chopped ¼ cup water pinch brown sugar ⅛ teaspoon red … Continue reading Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

Spinach Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 4 large sweet potatoes 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic 1 can black beans ½ tsp. ground cumin .13 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 bunch spinach kosher salt Pepper 1 large lime 6 oz. nonfat Greek yogurt scallions DIRECTIONS Pierce the potatoes all over with a fork, place on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on high, turning over halfway through, until just tender, 16 … Continue reading Spinach Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mustard Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

We all know potatoes are a comfort food, but did you know that they are actually good for you? (Okay, maybe not so much in the form of curly fries loaded with chili and cheese!) They are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and pantothenic acid. Have an extra helping … Continue reading Mustard Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

Best Cauliflower Ever

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 large head or 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets Salt and fresh ground pepper 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 roasted red pepper, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons soft tofu 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon sesame seeds DIRECTIONS Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add … Continue reading Best Cauliflower Ever

Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

This side goes well with anything! INGREDIENTS 5 large  carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2 inch slices 4 medium yukon potatoes, cut into bite-sized chunks 1 medium yellow onion, cut into eighths 2 cloves garlic, diced 6 tablespoons butter, melted salt & pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine carrots, potatoes, onion and garlic with melted butter in 8×8″ square glass pan. Season generously with salt and pepper, toss. Cover pan with aluminum foil and … Continue reading Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

This recipe is easy…healthy…and fun! INGREDIENTS 2 large butternut squash (5 1/2 pounds) 1 can chickpeas ¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. mild curry powder ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 c. plain whole-milk yogurt ¾ c. finely chopped cilantro 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, toss butternut squash with … Continue reading Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas