Category Archives: Vegetables

Pumpkin Stew

  This satisfying stew can be a vegetable side dish or you can easily turn it into a meal in itself with the addition of cooked cannellini or red kidney beans and/or some sausage or bacon. 

You can also turn it into a marvelous soup by using the blender and adding some cream. Continue reading


Oven baked Ratatouille

Baking the ratatouille preserves the vibrant colors better than the traditional method of sautéing.  In my opinion the flavor is better as well. Continue reading

Avocado with shrimp

I love the combination of avocado and shrimp but I absolutely hate the pinky mayonnaise it is usually served with — it does not enhance the flavors, it destroys them.  There are alternatives… Continue reading

Roasted Root Vegetables

 The ingredients for this dish are not fixed.  You can use any root vegetables.  Select you choice based on what you like and the color combinations.  Other good vegetables to use are beetroot, parsnips, potatoes, red onion, etc.

This recipe is from my Canadian friend Larissa (bless her soul) and although it is not exactly low carb, it is just too good to forego.

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