Salads and Vegetables

Zucchini and Corn Fritters

These delicious zucchini and corn fritters are a great easy meal. Serve them with a salad or serve them as a side dish. They are crispy and full of summer flavor! Every gardener knows that time of the year when suddenly it seems like the zucchini is taking over your kitchen and the rest of …

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Easy Cilantro Pesto Recipe

Cilantro pesto is a delicious spread that adds a ton of flavor to any sandwich. It can also be used as a sauce or many other ways. This cilantro pesto recipe is very easy to make, delicious, healthy, and also affordable! I love, love, love cilantro! I stick it everywhere and I grow a ton …

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Israeli Red Cabbage Salad

This red cabbage salad is an Israeli classic! It’s very easy to put together and it’s fresh and garlicky. You can make a large batch of it and leave it in the fridge for a few days which makes it a great party salad! You know those dishes that every bite you take makes you …

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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

This is a simple recipe for amazing oven baked sweet potato fries. It’s a great side dish that everyone loves – kids and adults. Very quick to put together and we’ll use common ingredients that you most likely already have on hand. I love sweet potatoes! I grow my own sweet potatoes every year, but …

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Purple Sweet Potato Chips

This is a simple recipe for purple sweet potato chips. A great healthy and delicious recipe that is very easy to make. These purple sweet potato chips are special, different, and fun for the whole family! My affair with purple sweet potato started a few years ago… I was walking around the farmer’s market and …

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Spinach Patties Recipe

Hands down, this is my favorite vegetarian dish (well, I use chicken stock but you can use vegetable stock to make it vegetarian)! These spinach patties are delicious with the sauce or without it. They take some work to make but it’s totally worth it. Let me walk you through the process… The printable is …

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Carrot Top Pesto Recipe

This is a very easy, delicious, and healthy carrot top pesto recipe. If you grow your own carrots or buy them with the tops at the farmer’s market, it’s a great way to use the tops. Carrots are a must in my home garden (learn how to grow carrots)! I think that from all the …

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Pumpkin and Beetroot Salad

This is a pumpkin and beetroot salad recipe with celery, apple, gorgonzola cheese, and sesame and sunflower seeds. It’s not only delicious and healthy, but it’s also filling. Really, it’s a whole meal, however, you can also serve it as a side dish. I am in a state of pumpkin salad craze! Every fall I …

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Pumpkin And Lentil Salad

This is a delicious pumpkin and lentil salad recipe with, celery, and cranberries. I make my own honey mustard dressing to go with it. It’s a very healthy salad that is a whole meal all on its own but can also be served as a side dish. Every fall, we visit a pumpkin patch. Even …

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Pumpkin and Feta Salad

This pumpkin and feta salad is a delicious fall meal. Seasonal vegetables like pumpkin, broccoli, and celery, paired with yummy feta cheese and roasted walnuts and topped with homemade balsamic dressing. I have the printable recipe for you at the end of the post. Fall is in the air, you guys! I love the change …

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40 Purple Sweet Potato Recipes

Find 41 purple sweet potato recipes, sweet and savory. This list will give you an idea of what you can do with purple sweet potatoes. Choose a recipe and get to work! There are so many delicious purple sweet potato recipes! Maybe you are growing purple sweet potatoes in your garden, or maybe you came …

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Almond Basil Pesto Recipe

This is a very simple recipe for almond basil pesto. I choose to make my basil pesto with almonds instead of pine nuts because I’d like to save some money. I personally don’t feel the difference! It is a delicious pesto recipe that I make a whole lot of every year. I keep my jars …

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Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

These simple mashed purple sweet potatoes are super easy to make and are creamy and healthy. This is an amazing side dish that is going to add color and great taste to any dinner! A few years ago I came by purple sweet potatoes at a local farmer’s market here in NC and couldn’t resist …

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