Category: Recipes: Vegetables

Cheaters Grilled Sweet Potatoes

I had previously posted a link to a recipe on pinterest for Grilled Sweet Potatoes. I love sweet potatoes. Grilling them would probably make them even better because they would have that delicious smokey flavor. With two sweet potatoes sitting around I really wanted to make this recipe except I didn’t want to fire up the grill. While I could have simply baked them I decided to use a secret ingredient to make cheaters grilled […] read more

Grilled Romaine Lettuce

You may be saying to yourself “what?? Grilled lettuce??” Having never heard of this before myself that’s exactly what I said. But, as my friends know, I’m willing to give just about anything at least one try. I am so glad that I did. This stuff is out of this world amazing! I first came across the recipe over at the Grillin Fools website. I would highly suggest that if you like any type of […] read more

Vegetable Hash

It seems the price of vegetables is going through the roof these days. One way to save money is to stop throwing out food. When small amounts of vegetables are leftover from different meals one way to use them up is to freeze them for use in a future batch of vegetable soup. If I find I have a larger amount of one type of vegetable making a family sized frittata. If there are only […] read more

Recipe Redux – Pumpkin Custard

It’s time for this month’s Recipe Redux dietitian blogger cooking challenge. Each month a different theme is presented and we must come up with a food related to that theme. This month’s challenge: Orange You Glad It’s Fall? featuring foods made with the autumn color of orange. Vegetables that have an orange color are a giveaway that they contain the antioxidant beta-carotene. This is a plant caroteniod that is converted to Vitamin A. While there are […] read more

Homemade Canned Tomato Sauce

Oh what was I thinking when I bought all those tomatoes! I picked up the tomatoes on Monday while it was pouring rain and started in on making homemade salsa. Tuesday rolled around and 1 case worth had been blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped. 20 pints and a bunch of hours later there were still about 2 cases of tomatoes left. Tuesday was a 12 hour work day so I didn’t get around to working on the remaining […] read more

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