Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower has had a meteoric rise to fame my house. It's gone from little-known, discredited vegetable to one of our family favorites.  I'm certain the Cauliflower Fried Rice and the Cauliflower Tots dishes should take most of the credit. Yesterday, I came across a recipe for roasting a large head of cauliflower.  I was intrigued as I realized I had only ever sauteed the veggie on my stove top. The recipe is also appealing as all that's needed is a one head of cauliflower, some olive oil, and a little bit of butter! After 50 … [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...]