Tag: Vegetable

Mar 28

Quickest Stir-Fry Veggies – Healthy and Delicious

I find during the weekdays, I need all the help I can get with quick and healthy meals for my family. Side dishes are just as important as the main course. I rely on the frozen veggies in the steam bags. The ingredients are just vegetables, no sauces or seasonings. Better to add your own, this …

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Mar 10

Easy Tortellini Rice Soup – What a College Girl Eats…

Another busy day away in college, that’s what my daughter Tori just texted me. She did however have time to make herself along with her roommate a hearty and healthy quick dinner. Simple and delicious is how she described this. I think it’s great for any family on busy weeknights too.  

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Jan 17

Sautéed String Beans and Cashews

A simple side dish that takes no time at all to throw together and tastes elegant and divine, just like one you would have in a fine dining restaurant. See and taste for yourself. Enjoy watching the video at the end of the recipe. See our other videos on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/user/SkinnySweetsDaily  

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Dec 14

10 Minute Chicken String Bean Stir Fry

During the week can be a hectic time especially dinnertime. I found easy shortcut ways to get dinner on the table fast and still have a healthy meal everyone enjoys. Check this easy-peasy one out now. Switch the veggies around and serve with your favorite egg noodle, rice or pasta.    

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Sep 17

Roasted and Charred Mixed Veggies

Roasting veggies are a great way to bring out their natural sweetness. Also, they are crunchy and crispy and a good way to get kids to eat them. Sometimes I serve some dipping sauce for my son and he can eat up a whole plate of these veggies. Use your favorite in season. Check out the ones I …

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Aug 08

Stuffed Round Zucchini

    While at the Farmers Market I came across a very interesting vegetable, a round zucchini.  I thought it would be perfect vessel to stuff, just as I would a pepper.  I decided to mix up the ingredients and to my happy surprised my family loved it, including my somewhat picky son.  It was …

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Jul 27

Fake Chicken and Snow Pea Stir-Fry

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Monkey girl last week decided she wanted to be a vegetarian   She watched this documentary called Food Inc. So we bought some vegetarian items from the grocery store.  This lasted maybe a week. As we are going into Target the smell of chick-fil-a waifs past us. Monkey Girl decides she wants some chicken …

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Jul 27

Baked Tomato Parmesan

I remember a similar recipe my mom used to make years ago. I always thought it looked so fancy and tasted so good. Here is my version of that dish that I hope you enjoy as much as my family does. Nutrition:  calories 74, fat 6.3 g, carbs 2.6 g, fiber 1 g, protein 3 …

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Jul 18

The Amazing Avocado

  Avocado Varieties There are more than 80 varieties of avocados. The most common is the year-round Hass avocado, which grows in California Alligator Pear The avocado is also known as an alligator pear, because of the shape, green skin, and rough texture of the Hass variety. (The Florida avocado has a shiny, smooth surface.) …

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Jul 02

Cucumber, Peanut and Chive Salad

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley I have a few more cucumbers left in my garden. This year I have been truly blessed. Between my Mother-in-Law and Mrs. Barnes who lives down the street I have a bumper crop of wonderful cucumbers. I have canned dill and bread and butter pickles. I have made the traditional …

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