Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

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Last night I made some whole wheat penne with sauce for my boys.  We usually enjoy roasted veggies with pasta, but I was in the mood for some fennel!  Fennel contains a host of potent antioxidant phytonutrients, and is also rich in fiber, folate, and potassium.  This dish literally took three minutes to prep and […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon

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One of my favorite foods from Ali Baba on Daniel Island is their roasted cauliflower.  The only problem is that sometimes I feel like it’s too heavily coated with olive oil.  So I attempted to make my own version of this tasty side last night. I am hooked!! Note: I purchased my Zahtar (a fantastic Middle Eastern […]

Have Leftover Grilled Corn? Make Quesadillas!

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My husband and kiddos love grilled corn on the cob – the kind brushed with a blend of garlic, butter, cilantro and queso fresco. Since I purchased more than we could eat, we had couple left over from our meal.  Instead of tossing out those extra ears (or reheating them in micro – ick), I […]

Vegetarian Bolognese

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I was watching the Cooking Channel the other day and one of Giada De Laurentiis’ shows came on (Everyday Italian).  This dish was FABULOUS! So much so that my husband and children gobbled down their plates. We had ZERO leftovers!  Definitely another Meatless Monday dish I will regularly make. This dish is chock full of nutrients, […]

Creamy Cauliflower Soup (and it’s Vegan)

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I love roasted cauliflower and serve it at least once a week as a side-dish for dinner.  Since it’s been so cold lately here in usually-warm Charleston, I decided to use the roasted cauliflower in a soup.  I love how roasting veggies bring out the natural sweetness in many veggies, and I have a thing […]