Veggie Quiche

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons cooking oil (we use Oliver Farm’s Sunflower oil) 1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 clove of garlic (finely chopped) 1 bunch of freshly chopped broccoli (Crowns) 1 1/2-2 cups sliced bell peppers 6 oz. sliced mushrooms 1/2 bunch of spinach leaves  salt and black pepper (to taste) 5 eggs,…

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

Colorful butternut squash tacos with crisp slaw, black beans and guacamole are perfect for #TacoTuesday! These tacos are a simple weeknight meal and a great option for vegan and gluten-free eaters. Recipe yields about 8 tacos (4 servings). I discovered this recipe on Cookie and Kate, make sure to check out her website…she has a…

Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

INGREDIENTS  2 medium summer squash (and/or zucchini), thinly sliced 1 refrigerated pie crust (reserve the other for a decadent treat!) 3/4 ricotta cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp….

Summer Garden Saute

Ingredients 2 yellow squash, sliced 1 1/2 cups green beans 1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes or chopped up tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste Directions Cook and stir squash and green beans…

Garden Veggie Pasta in a Creamy Vodka Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1. 1 pound pasta (linguine, spirals or rigatoni) (If you are serious about healthy, use sweet zucchini or sweet potato spiraled into pasta!) 1 bunch thinly sliced kale (remove woody stems, leaving only the leaves cut thinly) 2. 1 bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 pieces 1 pound summer…

Eggplant Crostini

Easy, healthy Eggplant recipe, perfect for an appetizer or a meatless meal! Need more eggplant ideas? Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan and Chicken with Ratatouille INGREDIENTS 1 (1-pound) eggplant 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided Cooking spray 16 (1/2-ounce) slices multigrain baguette 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided 1/4 cup whole-milk plain Greek…

Pasta with Summer Squash & Kale

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 bunch green onions, including half of the greens, thinly sliced (if desired) 1 cup thinly sliced kale 2 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon finely chopped thyme Salt & pepper to taste 1 pound summer squash, sliced into 1/4-inch half moons 1 pound pasta (linguine,…

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potatoes with Bacon…An Easy Side From Sweet Basil

This sweet-and-salty side could not be easier to prep on Christmas morning. Best part? It’s made in the slow cooker, so you’re saving valuable stovetop and oven space. INGREDIENTS 3 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch-thick slices 1/2 c. frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 3 Tbsp. butter, melted 3 Tbsp. light brown sugar 2 tsp. maple flavoring…

Kale and Sweet Potato Sauté

Not only is this recipe tasty, it is packed with vitamins and minerals. Sweet Potatoes and Kale are full of amazing health benefits! 2 tablespoons olive oil (divided), plus more if needed 11⁄2 pounds sweet potatoes (2 medium), peeled and cut into 1⁄2-inch cubes 3⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt (divided) 1 tablespoon chili powder (divided) 11⁄2…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded (Need tips? Click here.) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped (yellow=traditional, white=milder, red=mildest, Vidalia or similar=sweet) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons sliced black olives 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon…

Zesty Broccoli Casserole

  INGREDIENTS 2 heads of broccoli, stems removed and chopped Cooking spray 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise 3/4 cup chopped onion…

Oven Roasted Carrots & Kale

INGREDIENTS  1/2 lb. carrots, sliced lengthwise, then cut on diagonal 5 ounces kale, washed, thick stems removed 1 tablespoon olive or sunflower oil 1/2 onion (yellow or white onion or sweet onion) 4 cloves garlic, crushed or minced Salt to taste Parmesan Cheese (sprinkle on top, if desired) DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees….