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Cooking up Crispy Chimichurri Potatoes

Cooking up Crispy Chimichurri Potatoes

Most often chimichurri sauce finds its way to the table as a marinade for meat, but it actually can be used to add flavor to lots of vegetables and other vegetarian dishes as well.  In this recipe for chimichurri potatoes the sauce adds flavor and […]

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

A short time back, I had a friend ask me some basic questions about steaming veggies!  He doesn’t cook a lot but asked some really good questions that inspired me to create this post about the BEST techniques to use to produce flavored steamed veggies. […]

The Mediterranean Flavors of Greek Spinach Rice

The Mediterranean Flavors of Greek Spinach Rice

Today I am sharing a vegetable packed rice dish featuring the flavors of the Mediterranean!!  The flavors that shine in this spinach and rice dish are mint, lemon and oregano. The Mediterranean diet is at the top of all the BEST diet lists this year […]

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables

My classic and most basic Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables recipe.  Ready in about 30 minutes from start to finish. Use these roasted veggies for your weekly meal prep.  They work great as a side dish, in a salad or on a sandwich and you can eat […]

Veggie Parmesan Stacks + Balsamic Infused Onions

Veggie Parmesan Stacks + Balsamic Infused Onions

The inspiration for today’s recipe, Veggie Parmesan Stacks, is your traditional Italian fave, Eggplant Parmesan.  However in this recipe I leave out the the breadcrumbs which also eliminates the step of frying or baking the eggplant first. These veggie parmesan stacks work perfectly for a […]

How to Make Baked Tostones

How to Make Baked Tostones

Plantains are closely related to the banana. In fact they look almost exactly like a slightly larger-sized banana. They have a much thicker skin which may need to be cut with a knife in order to remove it, especially when using the green ones. I am […]

Peruvian Vegetarian Causa Recipe

Peruvian Vegetarian Causa Recipe

Causa, a popular dish in Peru, unites two ingredients abundant in the country and frequently consumed with most meals – the potato and the aji amarillo.  The causa contains mayonnaise and egg, and is served chilled making it  similar in some ways to a traditional […]

Cooking up Colombian Arepas with Zucchini

Cooking up Colombian Arepas with Zucchini

Zucchini is a delicious and versatile green tubular vegetable.  First, there are many different creative ways to use it — hot or cold, as noodles or chopped, as a side dish or in a salad — the possibilities are endless.  The mild flavor of zucchini […]