Posts

Borscht Beets ♥ Beets in Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt

Russian-style beets, cooked then tossed in sour cream or Greek yogurt, earthy caraway and fresh dill. It makes for a delicious beet salad!

Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Mexican Scrambled Eggs ♥ Huevos Revueltos a la Mexicana

I swear, I could do this all summer, sharing healthy summer breakfast ideas! This easy one-skillet scrambled egg dish originates in Mexico and makes up in just minutes, definitely fast enough for a quick weekday breakfast although worthy of a casual of a weekend-slow brunch. I love our recipe, just eggs and tomatoes but also Diana Kennedy's version with onion, chiles and tomato. Both recipes belong on healthy cooks' summer menus!

Simple & Seasonal But Also a Year-Round Kitchen Staple. Low Carb. High Protein. Very Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly.

Summer Vegetable Stew ♥ Recipe

Hello, summer! Hello, vegetable lovers! Here's a soupy stew packed with a rainbow of fresh vegetables and full of different flavors and colors and textures. This is a great master recipe for a vegan vegetable stew, packed with easy-to-find and inexpensive fresh vegetables. It's one of A Veggie Venture's top summer recipes – and one of mine too, for well more than a decade!

Low Cal. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Paleo. Not just vegan, "Vegan Done Real".

Cucumber Smoothies ♥ A Mad Scientist in the Kitchen

Here's to easy, healthy summer breakfast ideas, today starring smoothies that start with a whole cucumber, skin and all. After that, Cucumber Smoothies are a "concept recipe" to adapt and modify based on what's on hand, what's in season, flavors you like, what you're looking for nutritionally. During the summer, I make Cucumber Smoothies almost every day, this recipe shares all my tips and ideas!
Quick 'n' Easy. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Adaptable.

Parade-Day Gin & Tonics with Cucumber Stirs ♥

Come mid morning today, the 4th of July, people will begin to gather along the eight or so blocks of Main Street of a certain small town of a certain northern state for the annual parade.

Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ July

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, ideas perfect for full summer and especially the month of July, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1300+ vegetable recipes. July's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an and call for easy-to-find ingredients. Find your summer salad (and soup!) inspiration here ... even new recipe ideas for Canada Day and Fourth of July salads! (Readers from the Southern Hemisphere? Look for your winter seasonal soup and salad recipes in the January collection!)

Classic Seven-Layer Salad ♥ A Favorite Family Recipe

A classic summer salad, the seven-layer salad, with layers of romaine, peas, bacon, cheese, tomato, cooked eggs. Great for potlucks and a family favorite for holidays year-round. So many people love this salad!