This fall, instead of just carving jack-o’-lanterns, we’re going to cook up those pumpkins into savory recipes: three creamy, spicy and vegan pumpkin soups, plus a roasted pumpkin side dish.
Hearty and nourishing, this vegetable stew is perfect on cold, fall days and a terrific way of meeting your daily veggie quota. While I use squash and peppers in this vegetable stew recipe, make it with whatever veggies and legumes you like…
Depending on the season, I love either hot lentils as a soup base or cold lentils as a salad. Here are two savory lentil recipes – one a hot soup, the other a cold salad. Both shine with a finishing drizzle of Vervana Crushed Lemon or Garlic Flavored Olive Oil.
New twists on classic fish dishes, these recipes feature spicy Jalapeño Garlic Flavored Olive Oil and Mexican Spice Blend. The flavored olive oil adds just the right amount of garlic flavor with a luscious kick of chili pepper heat, and the Mexican Blend rounds it out with savory, fragrant herbs and spices.
This healthy chicken parmesan tastes just as good as the restaurant versions, but it’s so much better for you! It’s not fried or smothered in cheese, but I promise this clean eating version is just as hearty and tastes out of this world. Watch this chicken parm dinner become your new family favorite, as it has in my house!
A good balsamic vinegar can mean the difference between a salad that you can’t wait to dig your fork into, and one you find yourself pushing around your plate. Rich, dark and piquant, it’s a match made in heaven with high quality olive oil, and can help blur the line between savory snack and elegant dessert. Here are my favorite balsamic vinaigrette recipes.
Nobody feels like putting together elaborate meals in the summer, it’s just too hot! These citrus chicken and no-mayo coleslaw recipes are ultra-simple to prepare, yet taste like something magical happened in the kitchen.
Featuring vibrant, seasonal veggies fresh from the garden, this Pasta Primavera recipe is a nourishing medley of vibrant flavors, colors, and textures. Hearty yet light, it’s an ideal first course or main meal pasta to enjoy outside on a warm evening.
Ever have days where you just don’t feel like eating your veggies? I sure do, and that’s when I break out the blender…so I can drink them! This simple, antioxidant-packed, kid-friendly green smoothie recipe is a ideal way to start your day.
Looking for a new way to enjoy spaghetti squash? This simple, hearty, Greek spaghetti squash recipe is quickly becoming one of my favorite weeknight go-tos. Not only is it nutritious, it’s sinfully good! And it’s ready in 35 minutes from start to finish, so it’s an easy meal to whip up that everyone will love (vegan variation also included).