Vegetables

Passover Baked Onion Rings

2024-04-15T20:12:53-04:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: Appetizers, Passover, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

These kosher for Passover onion rings are baked, not fried. They’re low-fat and low-cal, so feel free to take seconds.  Onions are rich in l-tryptophan—an amino acid that is a natural sedative, so eat a bunch of these onion rings and get a good night’s sleep.  And…yes…kosher for Passover panko crumbs are available.  Wishing all [...]

Tsimmes For Passover

2024-04-12T11:27:45-04:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: Passover, Side Dishes, Vegetables|

This is my version of Tsimmes--a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish of stewed vegetables and dried fruits.  It has sweet overtones to evoke a Sweet New Year.  "Tsimmes" is Yiddish for "fuss".  This Tsimmes comes together quickly and is not too "fussy".

Hasselback Baby Sweet Potatoes For Passover

2024-04-11T18:01:25-04:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Passover, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

Looking for a special side dish for your Passover menu? You will love these tasty, nutritious, quick and easy hasselback baby sweet potatoes that make such an impressive presentation. 6 baby sweet potatoes or the smallest you can find cottonseed oil salt and pepper cinnamon melted honey Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line [...]

1-2-3-4- Potato Latkes

2023-12-11T08:52:25-05:00December 11th, 2023|Categories: Hanukkah, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

There are so many variations of potato latkes--zucchini, carrot, beet, sweet potato, celery root--just to name a few. But my favorite latkes are the classic potato latkes.  I call my recipe the 1-2-3-4 latke recipe. The numbers make it easy to remember the amounts of each ingredient. These are the BEST EVER LATKES--crisp on the [...]

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

2023-10-05T12:04:50-04:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: Cooking Light, Gluten Free, Sukkot, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , |

Spaghetti squash is known as a vibrant fall/winter vegetable, but it really is a fruit.  Botanically speaking, spaghetti squash as well as other squashes such as pumpkin and zucchini are fruit since they develop from flowers and contain seeds.  However, from a culinary point of view, spaghetti squash is treated as a vegetable in its [...]

Tsimmes

2023-09-08T08:50:19-04:00September 8th, 2023|Categories: Rosh Hashanah, Side Dishes, Vegetables|

This is my version of Tsimmes--a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish of stewed vegetables and dried fruits.  It has sweet overtones to evoke a Sweet New Year.  "Tsimmes" is Yiddish for "fuss".  This Tsimmes comes together quickly and is not too "fussy".

Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Stacks

2023-06-07T11:56:34-04:00June 7th, 2023|Categories: Cooking Light, Dairy, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: |

I love ratatouille, a classic vegetable stew hailing from the Provencal region of southern France near the Mediterranean Sea. To make these colorful and healthy veggie stacks, I used many of the seasonal vegetables and flavorings you would find in a ratatouille—eggplant, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and onions, infused with olive oil and fragrant with garlic [...]