Garlic Cauliflower

Last night I needed a hassle-free vegetable recipe that I could throw together just minutes before the meal. The day slipped away from me and I found myself frustrated and stressed that dinnertime arrived and I was staring into a half-empty fridge. However, I did have two heads of cauliflower that need to be used before they started to turn. Have you discovered the power of garlic, olive oil and sea salt with your vegetables? That’s all you need to make an easy, tasty, flavorful side. I took two garlic bulbs, chopped them up in my … [Read more...]

Bebe’s Coleslaw

The temperature reached the mid eighties today and we enjoyed two out of three of our meals al fresco.  It's safe to say the cole slaw is a staple summer side.   We adore Mom's Venezuelan Cole Slaw and last week I posted Gail Simmon's recipe for Vietnamese Slaw with Peanut and Cilantro. I believe you can never sample enough Cole Slaw recipes and the tweak of just one ingredient drastically changes its taste. I reached out to Hunter Boone to share one of her slaw recipes. Hunter is a southern transplant who loves to cook and entertain and … [Read more...]

Roasted Panko Asparagus

I’m trying out some simple veggie recipes because I find that during the summer months, we increase our vegetable intake two-fold. Last week was successful with the addition of the Cauli Tots to our mealtime repertoire. Last night we tried a new Asparagus recipe. Rich in B vitamins, vitamin C, calcium, and iron, asparagus is one of the first crops of spring harvest. And,  I also have the luxury of living next to some amazing farmer’s markets and specialty stores that boast plenty of asparagus varieties, . The problem? Most of my experience with … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tots

If you’ve ever searched for creative ways to integrate new vegetables into your dinnertime rotation, this recipe is key. Since starting this blog, over the past three years I’ve succeeded in getting my kids to eat (and like) a plethora of veggies. Never would I have guessed that my kids would willingly eat kale and Brussels sprouts. They also like broccoli, carrots, snap peas, edamame and more. However, I’ve always had my challenges with cauliflower. Whether it’s the somewhat obnoxious smell when the veggie is cooking or it's the less … [Read more...]