Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Zucchini Fries

As healthy as I try to be, fries have always been a weakness of mine. I even admit to having a bag of frozen crinkle cut fries in the freezer every now and then. The combo of crunchiness, saltiness and really the vehicle for ketchup is what I crave. To keep the frozen fries habit under control, sweet potato and zucchini fries have become a regular week night side. Crunchy, a reasonable amount of salty AND each have actual nutrition benefits. Here’s my simple zucchini fries recipe….

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DIY, Side Dishes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian

Veggie Tian

This is one of those super easy recipes that goes with anything during any season. I love this side dish during the Winter with roasts and pork. During the Summer, I enjoy this as the veggie side accompanying a lobster dinner (come on summer, I can’t wait). Or, I make a big batch over the weekend and scoop the veggies into kale salads for work lunches during the week. And, the finished product is full of vibrant colors and just pretty, making a great addition to any dinner table….

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Main Dishes, Vegetarian

Chickpea Cakes

A few months ago I decided to stop eating meat during lunch. I’m not sure what prompted this decision, but assumed it would be one of my many crazy experiments that I’d abandon after a few days as a result of feeling starved while dreaming of burritos with my head on my desk. Instead, I’ve actually had more energy and that 2pm coffee craving has subsided (sorry, coffee). These chickpea cakes have become one of my meatless lunch staples. I often make a big batch and freeze them…

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