Tagged with vegetables

Messy eggs

This only barely qualifies as a recipe. Really, it’s more of an idea for when you have a bunch of vegetables left over from other recipes and starting to reach the use-them-or-lose-them stage. It’s also a chance to show you my newest silicone spatula: That’s right, it’s a pumpkin. And Le Creuset. How could I … Continue reading

Taco dip

I’m not sure how this started, but Andy and I have a tradition of eating a big dish of taco dip while ringing in the new year. As I think about the recipe, I suppose it’s more of a summery treat (what with all the fresh vegetables), but for some reason I only make it … Continue reading

Orange chicken

When it comes to ordering Chinese food, Orange chicken is always my go-to dish. I love the sweetness and spice, and I particularly love it as a cold leftover for breakfast the next day. In fact, we frequently eat Trader Joe’s frozen Orange Chicken. That stuff is yummy and easy, but it’s not exactly healthy. … Continue reading

Pumpkin stew

As far as I’m concerned, the best thing about stew is that it has all the benefits of soup, plus it’s hearty enough to fill you up as a meal. Recently I was perusing recipes on SparkPeople and found one for Spiced pumpkin soup. It gave me an idea: why not use pumpkin as the … Continue reading

Butternut squash puree

I like to think of this recipe as foundational–butternut squash puree doesn’t really stand on its own all that well. It makes a good side dish, but you can’t exactly down a bowl of it and call it a meal (late night snack, maybe). However, now that I’ve worked out the kinks, I have a … Continue reading