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Crispy Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts. I am a HUGE Brussels Sprouts fan.

Crispy Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

You could almost call me a fanatic. I literally jump at the chance to order or makes these delicious little morsels all the time. Skirlie – fast savoury oats — Mostly Eating. Skirlie is an old-fashioned savoury oat dish from Scotland made with oats and onions cooked in butter or dripping.

Skirlie – fast savoury oats — Mostly Eating

I’ve been experimenting with this again recently made with olive oil, fresh herbs and a few extra veggies. It’s ridiculously easy to make, healthy and far easier to wash up than porridge. Skirlie has a different texture to porridge; it’s a little moist but also chewy, more like the consistency of cooked brown rice. Ergo, if you aren’t keen on porridge in all its gloopiness you may find that you enjoy skirlie.

Likewise die hard porridge fans may find it takes a few mouthfuls to get used to. That gelatinous wobble of properly made porridge comes from the beta glucan in the oats, a type of soluble fibre that becomes jelly-like when moist. Oats love the temperate UK climate, growing over the winter months with about half of the crop going for human consumption and half for animal feed (there’s more info on UK arable crops from DEFRA if you’re interested). Add the thyme leaves. Asian Slaw with Ginger-Peanut Dressing l Once Upon A Chef.

A Spicy Snack - freutcake. You may remember me mentioning my quest for healthy snacks back in May when I first posted Chili-Sauce Kale Chips …well my quest is not complete.

A Spicy Snack - freutcake

I still search for new and exciting snack ideas that keep the cravings down and balance all the sweet things I bake. These little chickpeas found over on My New Roots are the most recent addition to my snacking list. They are crunchy, spicy and very full of flavor! 415 Cheap and Healthy Snack and Side Dish Recipes. Greatist HQ is pretty much packed with snackers (and healthy snacks!).

415 Cheap and Healthy Snack and Side Dish Recipes

Whether it's a simple rice cake with nut butter or toaster-roasted crunchy chickpeas, we take these healthy recipes to the kitchen every day, and we love 'em. Try some of our snack and side dish recipes at home with these recipes: Snacks Rosemary and Balsamic Baked Mushrooms This simple side dish is perfect alongside a meaty main dish or roasted vegetables.

Fresh Corn Casserole. This isn’t technically corn pudding , as it doesn’t use any eggs, but that’s what folks ’round these parts sometimes call it.

Fresh Corn Casserole

It’s getting to be that time of year when corn is in abundance, and neighbors bring by ears of corn like it’s going out of style. And I absolutely love this method of preparing the stuff; you basically slice off the kernels with a sharp knife, then—and this is key—scrape out all the creamy, milky goodness that resides inside the cob. Add a little cream, butter, salt, and pepper, bake in the oven, and you have a crunchy, fresh summer side dish that’s always, always a crowd pleaser. It’s nothing short of heavenly. 25 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in under 30 minutes.

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25 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in under 30 minutes

Eating is one of the most important things you do all day long, so for physical, mental and spiritual health, it is vital to spend time and thought each part of the process from selecting ingredients and recipes, to preparing your food, to enjoying your meals to their fullest. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower 'Wings' Looking for a healthier (and kinder) alternative to chicken wings?

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower 'Wings'

Try these juicy, tangy, and spicy buffalo cauliflower “wings”! Deliciously versatile and with just enough “kick,” these bite-sized pieces of cauliflower offer an eerily similar experience to eating chicken wings. With all the flavor and none of the guilt, this is a secret-weapon recipe that every vegan cook should have in his or her kitchen. Green kitchen stories. FindingVegan. Vegetarian foodgawker. Sweet on veg. The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet.

Don't Make Dad Settle for Boring Potatoes: Hasselback Potatoes. Dad’s going to remember exactly why he loves steak and potatoes when you serve him these.

Don't Make Dad Settle for Boring Potatoes: Hasselback Potatoes

And you (along with the kids, fingers crossed!) Will love them, too. Because of the way they are baked, a nice crunchy crust forms on the bottom. That, along with the soft interior and dollop of sour cream and fresh herbs, and you’ll know the best reason potatoes are the most commonly eaten vegetable in our country. So see you later, french fries! Looking for something fantastic to serve these with? Hasselback Potatoes medium sized potatoes (about 1 per person) 1 clove fresh garlic, very thinly sliced butter coarse salt (sea or kosher) pepper sour cream (optional) dill (optional) fresh chives (optional) 1. 2. 3. 3. 20 Salads Hearty Enough for Tonight’s Dinner10 Ways to Eat Breakfast for Pizza10 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Make30 Crazy, Wacky, and Useless Kitchen Gadgets25 Healthiest Foods for Under $1. Skinny Mashed Potatoes. Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat on Thanksgiving, but this year since I am pregnant and on a really strict low carb diet (for my diabetes) real mashed potatoes are out (bummer).

Skinny Mashed Potatoes

I recently started researching alternatives to some of my favorite dishes because there is NO way my plate will be without a big ole pile of mash potatoes. I came across this recipe that uses cauliflower instead of potatoes. Hmmm not a big cauliflower fan so I wasn't sure. If there is a choice of either celery or cauliflower in a veggie dish 9 times out of 10 I will choose the celery. Cauliflower Crust Pizza.

I came across this cauliflower crust pizza on Pinterest, and was instantly intrigued.

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

A low-carb pizza? Sign me up! I was skeptical, of course, but curious enough to try it and see how it tasted. I was pleasantly surprised by the results. Avocado Mac and Cheese Recipe. Stovetop Avocado Mac and Cheese My avocado obsession continues, this time with Stovetop Avocado Mac and Cheese!

If you like our Creamy Avocado Pasta, you will love this decadent macaroni and cheese. It is basically the same delicious pasta, but kicked up a notch. Broccoli Pesto. © 2011 Green Kitchen Stories If I say pesto you say … broccoli?! No, I didn’t think so. Like most people we are normally pretty conservative when we make pesto. The Best Broccoli of Your Life. November 10, 2008 | By Adam Roberts | 331 Comments You know you’ve done something right with broccoli when the person you made it for describes it to someone else the next day as “better than biting into a steak.” Those were Craig’s words and they were a marked change from the first words he uttered about the broccoli, before he bit in: “You made broccoli for dinner?

Broccoli and sweet potatoes?” Then he did bite in and his eyes lit up. “Oh my God,” he said. Broccoli parmesan fritters. Last week, it was pointed out to me that among the 750 recipes in the archives, there is but a single recipe that utilizes broccoli. Just one! Double Broccoli Quinoa Recipe.

This double broccoli quinoa bowl is a favorite of mine. I cook up lots of broccoli, then puree half of it into a pesto. The other half is cut into little florets. Chinese Crispy Fried Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe. It feels like yesterday, but the memory is fresh. Eons ago, I happened to spot some "white slabs" sitting next to my all time favorite Paneer, in the aisle of the grocery store I frequented.

White bean quinoa burger with basil aioli. {*style:<b> </b>*} {*style:<b> </b>*} {*style:<b> </b>*} {*style:<b> </b>*} {*style:<b> </b>*} white bean quinoa burgers {*style:<b>1 can great northern beans, rinsed, <i>halfway mashed </i> Love That Quinoa Burger!

November 1, 2010 by Linda.