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Orange Glazed snowpeas

Orange-Glazed Snow Peas

Snow peas are one of the earliest-known cultivated plants. The French name for this tender legume is mange-tout, meaning “eat it all.” Snow peas provide vitamins A and C, iron and potassium. They are low in sodium. A 3-ounce serving, cooked and drained, contains 43 calories. As with all legumes, snow peas host beneficial bacteria, […]

Pecan Parsley Pesto with Wheat Berries

Pecan Parsley Pesto with Wheat Berries

If your parsley is multiplying wildly like mine this is a delicious healthy way to take advantage of that – or just purchase it at the market; it’s fairly inexpensive. Your Mediterranean kitchen will be emitting aromas that will draw hungry appetites. If you want to make this recipe serve more, just add more wheat […]

Roasted Apple Herb Carrots

Roasted Apple Herb Carrots

This recipe is designed to feed a crowd; but is easily cut in half. Also, it’s nice to have some leftover for another meal.


Roasted Butternut Squash and Yam Scramble

This is such an easy recipe (perfect for the busy RD getting home a bit tired), but the flavorful creamy caramelized vegetables tell those you’re feeding that it is a delicious treat. Vic enjoyed the visual ‘treat,’ but the taste won the contest.


Roasted Winter Squash

Do you ever eat winter squash? I learned something about myself a long time ago; I rarely made winter squash, because they were so hard to cut. Then one day I read something about roasting squash whole. It has made a world of difference – it has made it possible to add winter squash to […]


Roasted Yams and Beets

You don’t need a special occasion to enjoy this colorful sweet parve vegetable dish. This recipe takes about an hour and 15 minutes to roast, but the prep time is not too time-consuming. It is an extraordinarily delicious dish. Widgets

Savory Curry Eggplant Casserole

This great tasting eggplant recipe can be used as either a main dish or a side dish. If you or your family need animal protein to consider a recipe a main dish, you may add cubed cooked chicken or turkey to this dish. Don’t forget that eggplant, onions, wheat berries and Parmesan cheese all are sources of protein.


Savory Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Peppers

This recipe is as yummy and easy to make as it is nutritious. It is a good substitute for white potato fries. You should vary the amount of pepper to your taste — or leave it out all together. Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 Anaheim peppers sliced with the stem removed […]

Spicy Orange Broccoli

Spicy Orange Broccoli

When my children were young about 35 years ago, I was worried about them learning to eat vegetables. Their father did not like vegetables, so I feel that I had a valid concern. I would not introduce new vegetables at the dinner table, because I felt if their father rejected the vegetables, they would too. […]

Tangy Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Broccoli and Feta

Tangy Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Broccoli and Feta

A quick trip to the Mediterranean Nutrition facts about feta cheese: 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese about 130 calories; 10 grams of total fat, with 7 grams of saturated fat. This is not a freebee food, but do recognize that this recipe will likely be shared with a few guests. If four people share the […]