Easy Roasted Beets

Easy Steps to Oven-Roasted Beets Whole Roasted Beets. Photo © Foodcollection RF/Getty Images Roasting beets intensifies their flavor, brings out their earthy sweetness, and makes their peels as easy to peel off as an over-sized sweater. Like roasting anything, it’s pretty straightforward. This step-by-step guide proves that point!   02 of 04 Start With Fresh,…

10 Healthy Reasons to dig into RED POTATOES

10 HEALTHY REASONS TO DIG INTO RED POTATOES As a “white food”, potatoes are often lumped together with white bread and white pasta, which are considered off limits when trying to eat healthy. However, with only about 110 calories, 45% of your daily value of vitamin C, more potassium than a banana, naturally fat-free, zero…

Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled red potatoes 1 cup (8 oz) plain lowfat yogurt (Greek or regular) 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 3 green onions, chopped (1/4 cup) 2 ribs celery, diced (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…