Category Archives: Fruit – Vegetables – Legumes

Fruit, vegetables or legume based recipes.

Official Boston Baked Bean Recipe

Throughout its history, Boston has been linked to beans. Surely the lowly legume is not the sort of association city forefathers would have sought when striving to cast their city's mark in the New World. But find each other they did -- as evidenced by the names Beantown, Boston baked beans, Beanpot Hockey Tourney and...
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Cooking Brussels Sprouts

Most people don't like brussels sprouts, because most people eat them overcooked. Once you try a nice steamed one, just a little bit crunchy, it should have a great nutty flavor. They go well with garlic flavors, onions, and different mustards. This article lists some different ideas for cooking brussels sprouts in ways that are...
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Grilled Peach, Apricot and Sweet Ricotta Layered Bread Pudding

Grill Up a Decadent Dessert for Breakfast

When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don't limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in the morning), like this mouth-watering grilled peach, apricot and sweet ricotta layered “bread pudding.” Packed...
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Winter Jeweled Vegetables

A perfect side of roasted vegetables that will compliment any winter dish. I made a platter of the winter jewels to serve along side our Christmas dinner. Not only was it very good tasting but it also look quite lovely and festive. (more…)...
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Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

While we all want to make healthy food choices, it can be tough and time consuming to identify the best ingredients. Fortunately, making one or two changes can have a big impact on the nutritional value of a dish. (more…)

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18 Fun Ways to Eat Apples

Apples can be as small as a cherry or as large as a grapefruit. Some varieties have an aftertaste of pears, citrus, cinnamon, cloves, coconut, strawberries, grapes, and even pineapple. Have you ever tried adding a thin slice of apple in your turkey sandwich? It's really good. Experiment with different varieties and find a few...
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Summer Squash Ribbons with Lemon Herb Dressing

These pretty squash ribbons are easy to make and simply flavored with aromatic herbs and zesty lemon. Summer squash are low in calories and rich in cancer-protective fiber and nutrients including lutein and zeaxanthin. These carotenoids are especially beneficial for your eyes. Herbs and lemon zest also provide a plethora of antioxidants in this too-hot-to-cook,...
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