Vegetable Recipes:

Cheesy Herb Eggplant

Every spring I get excited about cooking light dishes with herbs that I grow in my garden. So when I decided I needed to get the eggplant sitting in my refrigerator cooked before it went bad, I was thrilled to find a recipe that also used some of my favorite herbs....

Baked Spinach and Noodles

I love cream based baked pasta dishes and I love spinach, so the idea of mixing them together has always intrigued me. I found a recipe online that was a good start, but by the time I made changes to make it healthier and to accommodate what was in my fridge, my Baked...

Homemade Chinese Fried Rice

I really like cooking from scratch rather than eating unhealthy processed foods or restaurant take out too often, but I also don't usually feel like making a complicated meal. Homemade Chinese Fried Rice is a great one dish meal or side dish. Usually made from...

Mushroom Casserole

Mushrooms rarely get to be the star of the dish. So I knew I had to try this recipe when I came across it years ago. Photo Credit - Brenda via Food.com You wouldn't think a simple dish like this would get so many reviews on a recipe site, but it did. With 17 reviews,...

Vegetarian Main Dish: Eggplant Patties

I'm a big fan of eggplant as long as it isn't the classic Eggplant Parmesan recipe. So when I stumbled on this eggplant patty recipe many years ago in the newspaper, I had to give it a try. They are perfect for lunch or as a vegetarian main dish or side dish. I first...

Hearty and Healthy: Curry Split Pea and Rice Soup Recipe

A few months ago, I shared how I was trying to use up all of the food in my pantry before I moved. One of the recipes I made was Curry Split Pea and Rice Soup. I knew as soon as I saw the recipe that it would work for me with some changes, and I was right. It is a...

Carrot Ring Recipe ~ Perfect for Dinner Parties

I fell in love with Carrot Ring the first time my Mom made it when I was a teenager. When I went off to college, it was one of the recipes I requested for my brand new recipe box. I made it for my college roommates once, but I refused to let them in the kitchen to...

Easy Vegetable Recipe: Cheesy Eggplant Casserole

I love eggplant, but really am not fond of the one way that everyone makes it...eggplant parmesan. I've eaten eggplant on pizza. Ordered eggplant from the Chinese restaurant that delivers to my house. And tried a handful of unusual eggplant recipes. I think this is...

Family Favorite Recipe ~ Spinach Balls

In my family, almost all of the kids eat spinach. When I was little, my Great Aunt Lil would bring spinach balls to just about every big family dinner. When I became an adult, I took over making them, and my nephews looked forward to them every Thanksgiving. This...

Easy Recipe ~ Herbed Corn for a Crowd

If your family is anything like my family, everyone shows up with an assigned dish for family dinners. I usually get asked to make a side dish. One of my favorite vegetables to make for dinner parties is my Herbed Corn for a Crowd. It's really easy to make and is...

Eating Healthy Recipe ~ Garlic Lemon Brussels Sprouts

I grew up thinking I hated Brussels sprouts. About 15 years ago, I tried them for the first time since I was a kid when a woman I worked with brought some to the office and I wandered into the kitchen while she was heating up her lunch. I wasn't sure what to think. I...

Karen’s Favorite Recipe Finds:

Indian Roasted Cauliflower
by Daily Inspiration
Indian Roasted Cauliflower | Future Expat

Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts
by Daily Inspiration
Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts | Future Expat

Carrot Caraway Slaw
by Baby Kato
Carrot & Caraway Slaw | Future Expat

Maple Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables
by Cookgirl
Maple Balsamic Roast Root Vegetable

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Walnuts and Lemon
by Cookgirl
Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Walnuts and Lemon | Future Expat

Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Sharon123