Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Ten Ways To Enjoy Summer Zucchini You know it is mid-summer when neighbors and co-workers start to give away baskets of zucchini from their heavily fruited vines to everyone they meet. You don’t need to blink; you read that little bit of trivia correctly. Zucchini develops after the plant goes through its flowering phase and [...]

By | 2018-08-17T05:32:01+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Veggies|Comments Off on Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Need Vitamin C? Ever wonder if you're getting enough Vitamin C? Vitamin C helps repair tissue and combat infection as well as assisting in the absorption of iron from plant sources such as spinach or kale. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant associated with a a reduced risk of cancer and cataracts. Yet most of [...]

By | 2018-08-16T23:06:31+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Fruit, Veggies|Comments Off on Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Corn has a delicious caramel sweetness when roasted-- perfect for a summer barbecue! Throw on some butter, garlic and some fresh summer herbs and you'll make a fabulous vegetable for any summer meal! Enjoy! Roasted Corn With Herb Butter Ingredients: 3 medium ears of fresh corn, trimmed and shucked 1/3 cup slightly softened butter or [...]

By | 2018-08-17T05:36:51+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Veggies|Comments Off on Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh summer (yellow crook-neck) squash 1 lb. fresh zucchini 1 red bell pepper 3 T. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced and separated into strips 1/2 t. minced garlic 1/2 c. shredded carrot Salt and pepper (if tolerated), to taste Wash and slice squash and zucchini into strips. (You may prefer to [...]

By | 2018-08-17T00:33:09+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Meal Ideas, Veggies|Comments Off on Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

Skillet Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Squash

Another delicious taste combo perfect for Indian Summer is a bit unusual:  cool weather brussels sprouts combining in this recipe with warm weather summer squash. It’s a little spicy, so I take an acid reducer (like Prelief) before eating this.  To make a tamer version, eliminate the zesty mustard and smoked paprika and simply season [...]

By | 2017-09-08T03:32:39+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Skillet Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Squash

Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

Author Bev Laumann shares a lovely recipe perfect for the fall or winter season for Rosemary roasted carrots and potatoes. Ingredients: 6 scrubbed new red potatoes 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 15 baby carrots, washed 1 tsp. dried rosemary, slightly crushed 1/4 tsp. powdered garlic 1/4 tsp. salt dash of black pepper (optional) 1 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving Tip #3 - Healthy Veggies! Yams and sweet potatoes (they're different vegetables altogether) are tasty sweet treats that many of us think of as "comfort food" and are most often served during the winter months. Invariably baked with sweetly pungent spices they give a delicious scent to the whole house when they are baking. Sweet [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|Fall Recipes, Holidays, Veggies|Comments Off on Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes

Pumpkin Month Is Here – The Ubiquitous and Classic Flavor of Autumn

The kids are back in school, fall is in the air and it seems pumpkins are everywhere this month! Jack o’Lantern faces appear on all kinds of signs and merchandise from billboards to kids’ socks and, as we move closer to Halloween, the fat orange fruits also begin to occupy patios, porch steps and walkways. [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Desserts, Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Pumpkin Month Is Here – The Ubiquitous and Classic Flavor of Autumn

Rich Flavors On The Grill – Low Acid Eating Made Simple

Wisps of fragrant barbecue smoke drifting over fences, the sublime sweetness of a ripe melon slice, and the sound of laughing kids running through sprinklers-- this is how we like to remember the last weeks of summer and the first days of Fall. For much of the country, late September and early October are part [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 September 27th, 2015|Fall Recipes, Main Dish, Veggies|Comments Off on Rich Flavors On The Grill – Low Acid Eating Made Simple