Picadillo de Chayote

Picadillo de Chayote Picadillo is a very common Latin dish and is made a seemingly infinite number of ways. It’s basically the Latin food equivalent of hash. Picadillo is made with a mixture of diced vegetables and often meat, such as ground or shredded beef. But, it can also be a vegetarian/vegan dish when made…

Colcannon

Colcannon Colcannon is amazing! It’s a traditional Irish dish that comes in many variations. A delicious twist on mashed potatoes that adds some extra nutrition and flavor. Creamy, buttery mashed potatoes are mixed with kale, or another leafy green, such as savoy cabbage or spinach. It’s a great way to add some nutrient packed dark…

Parsnips with Shallots and Brown Butter Sauce

Parsnips with Shallots and Brown Butter Sauce Hello everyone! I’m back with another amazing recipe to share featuring yet another rare and underused vegetable, parsnips. Parsnips are an incredibly delicious root vegetable that look like white carrots but have a very unique and savory flavor. For this dish, I slice, roast, and top them with…

Crispy Shallots

It’s finally summertime up here in the Pacific Northwest and for us that means lots of salads and barbecue. I know that I’ve been talking about both of those things quite a bit lately, and for good reason, they’re delicious! For today’s post, I am sharing the recipe for our favorite salad topping of all…

German Cabbage and Onion

German Cabbage and Onion Today I have another great vegetable side dish for you! We love vegetables here, as you all probably know. I love to encourage people to eat more vegetables by providing ideas and recipes to prepare them. We have a constant stream of fresh produce coming in thanks to Full Circle (If…

Southern Style Greens

Southern Style Greens Those of you from the South probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Most know this dish as collard greens but that is just one of many types of greens that can be cooked this way. All of them are delicious and nutritious. I usually use kale or spinach because those are…

Honey Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Honey-Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts This was literally the first recipe I tried for cooking Brussels sprouts. I have a lot of experience cooking a lot of different vegetables, but we just didn’t eat Brussels sprouts when I was growing up, so I didn’t eat them much as an young adult. However, these have become one…