5 Insanely Healthy Vegetables You Should Be Eating Daily

Vegetables aren’t always the best part of a meal. You’re lying to yourself if you’ve never indulged in a delicious dinner and subtly pushed your veggies to the side. While you shouldn’t feel guilty about that, you should understand the importance of eating at least one serving of veggies with every meal. They provide nutrients in a way that vitamin supplements and your favorite cheat … Continue reading 5 Insanely Healthy Vegetables You Should Be Eating Daily

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Creamy Pasta With Sautéed Veggies

Pasta never gets old to me. But as much as I love it, I also understand that I need to make it healthier from time to time (I’ll never cut pasta out of my diet though, because who wants to cut carbs?). I was craving some creamy pasta, but fettuccine alfredo doesn’t provide much in the way of nutrients. I thought that I could flavor … Continue reading Creamy Pasta With Sautéed Veggies

Eggplant Panini With Roasted Red Pepper Mayo

I love eggplant, but nine times out of 10, I end up making eggplant parm whenever I’m craving the diverse vegetable. The truth is, eggplant can be used in a ton of ways—and it’s especially delicious on salads or paninis. Today, I went with fried eggplant piled into a warm panini. I had originally planned to top the sandwich with arugula, mozzarella, and roasted red … Continue reading Eggplant Panini With Roasted Red Pepper Mayo

Stuffed Baked Eggplant

I’ve been growing fresh vegetables for a few months now, and I noticed yesterday that I had a perfectly ripe eggplant sitting in my garden. I wasn’t really in the mood for eggplant parm (although I do love it), so I decided to browse Pinterest for some other eggplant ideas. I came across a recipe for quinoa-stuffed eggplant and thought, “I could definitely make a … Continue reading Stuffed Baked Eggplant

Spicy Southwest Pasta Salad

I feel like side salads are a staple at backyard parties. But sometimes cole slaw gets boring, and standard deli macaroni salad always tastes a little sour to me. As someone who loves spice, my first inclination is always to make a spicy salad—one that would add a kick to the backyard menu. This Southwest salad is tossed in a jalapeño dressing, which adds the … Continue reading Spicy Southwest Pasta Salad