Tag Archives: vegetables

Zesty Green Beans

Zesty Green Beans

A pile of tender-crisp, steamed green beans  makes the perfect side dish  for just about any main course. Give yours a citrusy twist with a splash of sweet, tangy orange and lemon juices, plus  a  zesty kick  from freshly ground black pepper and natu ...
Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

With summer coming to a close and fall just around the corner, the abundance of fruits and vegetables can be overwhelming. I start to panic a little when I think of saying goodbye to some of my favorite foods until next year! Of course, there’s ...
Veggielicious Quesadilla

Veggielicious Quesadilla

Who doesn’t love a mid-week Mexican fiesta? Make yours vegan and gluten free with this creative quesadilla, stuffed with sautéed veggies, dairy-free “cheese” and brown rice (not whole wheat!) tortillas. Don’t worry about deep ...
5 Smart Tips for a Successful Garden

5 Smart Tips for a Successful Garden

Content courtesy of Eva Rodriguez, Vitacost Category Manager It’s been almost two months since I started my container garden.  What began as a seemingly intimidating task has evolved into a relaxing activity that my husband and I now do togethe ...
Spicy Spaghetti “Squashta”

Spicy Spaghetti “Squashta”

It’s not pasta, it’s “squashta”! Try this easy method for creating veggie noodles from baked spaghetti squash (all you need is a fork!). Top with a mixture of sauteed spinach, sundried tomatoes, fresh herbs and pine nuts̶ ...