3 posts tagged garlic

Roasted Winter Squash with Chickpeas

Being raised by a vegetarian mother, as well as having friends and family who are vegetarian, I’ve learned to be creative when it comes to preparing meals without meat. This latest creation combines butternut and acorn squash, both of which are very versatile. They resonate with an autumnal, pumpkin-y flavor and can be made into risotto, soup, salads, side dishes and even a main dish. Acorn squash, also called pepper squash, is a starchy vegetable and a rich source of carbohydrates and fiber. ... Continue Reading

Rosemary Garlic Sweet Potato Fries 

Ok I admit it I love sweet potatoes. My husband on the other hand has a bit more of a savory palate. So I decided to use white sweet potatoes, which have a milder and less sweet flavor than the orange sweet potato. Surprisingly, sweet potatoes contain a variety of different vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, such as, Vitamins C, B3, B5, and B6, manganese, potassium, and copper; they’re also high in fiber. This makes me feel a little less guilty about letting my toddler eat them. After all, ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Seeds

Growing up I used to love carving pumpkins. My favorite part was actually digging out the icky, gooey guts. I don't particularly like cleaning the seeds however, it just seems like you can never get them clean enough. Eating them however is a whole different story. From sweet to spicy, as well as salty and savory, I've picked my top three recipes to share with you. Let me know what your twist is on this classic Halloween treat! Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10-15 ... Continue Reading