Category Archives: Vegetables

Roasted Green Beans, 2 ways

Why roast your string beans? Because it’s magic making. Also, because it’s easy. This recipe can be made two ways: You can simply roast them with garlic cloves and salt, keeping them wonderfully simple and a perfect side dish for … Continue reading

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Acorn Squash with Pears, Butter & Cinnamon

This simple squash dish is likely one that will find it’s way to your table more often than the annual Thanksgiving feast. The addition of fresh pears  somehow transforms the humble squash into something a bit more elegant, not to … Continue reading

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KimChi

I used to think of sauerkraut and other fermented foods as a condiment to be eaten with hotdogs or sausage.  While this is clearly a lovely match, I’ve recently become a bit of a sauerkraut addict, eating it with just … Continue reading

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Mashed Cauliflower

Primal Docs recently asked the question: Think of your least favorite vegetable (we all have them). Now think of the best dish you’ve had where it’s been dressed up and you absolutely loved it. What was it?  Immediately I thought CAULIFLOWER.  When … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Rice

A few years ago, a personal chef client gave me a variation of this recipe and asked me to make it for her.  My initial thought was “gross lady, cauliflower tastes like cauliflower, not rice. Whatever.”  I would have never … Continue reading

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Never-Browns Guacamole

There are so many reasons to love guacamole.  Aside from the fact that it is absolutely delicious and versatile, it’s healthy too.  Avocados are full of healthy fats, and eating them has actually been shown to improve cholesterol. (1)  It … Continue reading

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Braised Winter Greens with Garlic & Blood Orange Redux

When I’m creating a menu for a party, I often begin by perusing the in-season guides.  There are plenty of good reasons to eat with the seasons; supporting local farmers, sustainability, not to mention that things just taste better when … Continue reading

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