Butternut squash and pomegranate salad with toasted almonds and shallot vinaigrette

Winter may be coming to a close, but here is a winter salad you can make while it’s still winter. I made this salad for my Mom, who doesn’t like raw onions, and she loved it! She said it was the best salad she’s ever had and even liked the shallot dressing. It’s because the… Continue reading Butternut squash and pomegranate salad with toasted almonds and shallot vinaigrette

Creamy roasted red pepper and garlic fettuccine

A cooking theme for Saturdays is starting to emerge for me – try to make the most delicious lunch you can without going to the store. I did this when I made these roasted carrots and I did it again when I made this pasta. I had 4 red peppers and some pasta lying around so… Continue reading Creamy roasted red pepper and garlic fettuccine

Roasted carrots in a honey-garlic glaze plus a kale salad

I had a very late start to my garden this year because we had just moved into our house and had a lot of other stuff going on and planting got pushed til the last minute. I also planted my carrots too thick, so I had a late harvest of small carrots. Despite being small,… Continue reading Roasted carrots in a honey-garlic glaze plus a kale salad

Quinoa and bean stuffed peppers with chipotle sauce

There are two things I’ve been into lately: making sauces in my blender and vegetarian stuffed peppers. For many years I had a magic bullet blender and I’ll be honest with you – it sucked. I had to blend and then shake it up and down to get what was to be blended in contact… Continue reading Quinoa and bean stuffed peppers with chipotle sauce

Veggie taco salad with roasted jalapeño yogurt dressing

Sprouts has really been pushing corn lately because it’s been on sale 6/$1 for two weeks now and I can’t pass up a deal like that. While searching for inspiration, I came across this Veggie taco salad from Love and Lemons and I decided to make something similar. I didn’t follow her recipe exactly, but I… Continue reading Veggie taco salad with roasted jalapeño yogurt dressing

Sweet potatoes stuffed with black bean and corn salad

After making these Greek stuffed sweet potatoes, I was very excited about making another stuffed sweet potato. With fresh corn being 6/$1, I decided to make a corn and black bean salad/salsa to go on top of sweet potatoes with a lime yogurt sauce. It did not disappoint! For the salad topping, I did corn,… Continue reading Sweet potatoes stuffed with black bean and corn salad