Recipe Box, Broccoli Salad with Nuts, Seeds, Berries & Sweet Sesame Dressing

  I decided I’d better make some comfort food salads instead of binge watching the news with Chocolate Chip Walnut Shortbread     This salad, dressing and all, only takes about 10 minutes to prepare     Don’t be alarmed by the number of dressing ingredients     You probably have everything in your pantry … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

  This salad makes a satisfying summer meal, and you can load it up with summer veggies     Start by roasting corn in the oven and after 20 minutes add bacon and broccoli   While everything is roasting, cook the pasta al dente and toss with basil pesto I like to use spirals because … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Kale Salad with Broccoli Croutons

spinach & kale salad

After a weekend of feasting, we were ready for a vegetable filled salad, and this really hit the spot       I took a few short cuts which made this easy peasy to throw together     It starts off with fresh spinach and a bag of  Kale salad with Brussels sprouts     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli & Cheese Smothered Potato Boats

  Here is an irresistible side dish that will satisfy all your cravings…       Crispy, soft, melty, warm, garlicy good… and fast and easy for a weeknight       If you don’t like Velveeta, just use grated cheese.  I love these Velveeta sauce packets, so handy and perfect on an Uptown Patty … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Balsamic Sweet Pepper Broccoli

Here’s a colorful recipe to add to your healthy collection~ The other day my son fixed roasted broccoli with sweet peppers I thought this was an unusual combo, but hey, you never know~ This is the secret ingredient that brings everything together Put the broccoli on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Candy

I have a little confession to make…as much as I love vegetables, I rarely eat  broccoli I HATE  Broccoli is my very least favorite.  I know it’s full of nutrients, so I decided to roast it like I do my other favorite vegetables I adapted this from several different recipes that I found sliced garlic, … Continue reading

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