Jersey Tomato Salad

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When you grow up in Philadelphia, PA, you spend a good portion of the year looking forward to Jersey tomato season. Then, for a magical couple of weeks smack in the middle of a properly hot and humid East Coast summer, you do nothing but eat Jersey tomatoes. And, maybe hit the … [Read more...]

Rotisserie Chicken Soup

Rotisserie Chicken Soup from www.EverydayMaven.com

This Rotisserie Chicken Soup is perfect for those of you who want to make a quick chicken soup without a lot of work or are looking for more ways to use up rotisserie chicken! A couple of weeks ago, my local Whole Foods Market (I think it was all Seattle area stores) had a one … [Read more...]

Potato Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers

Potato Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers from www.EverydayMaven.com

Yep. Potato Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers. Before you are all like, "What the?" let me explain. My son loves potato chips (so do I, I mean, who doesn't?) and right now he hates eating chicken unless it's in Indian food or soup. That has not been working for me so I decided to … [Read more...]

Quick Crispy Home Fries

Quick Crispy Home Fries from www.EverydayMaven.com

There is nothing like good crispy home fries. A couple of weeks ago, I was making breakfast and mentioned to my mom that I felt like having home fries but didn't feel like waiting 45 minutes for the potatoes to cook properly. She asked me why I didn't par-cook the potatoes in the … [Read more...]

Jicama Slaw (Vegan)

Jicama Slaw (Vegan) from www.EverydayMaven.com

Do you buy a lot of jicama? I find we go through phases with it. It is such a perfect summer vegetable - crunchy, water-rich and very versatile. It's also pretty inexpensive which is always a huge plus. Last week I bought a monster-sized jicama and needed to figure out how to … [Read more...]

Mom’s Potato Salad (Paleo Friendly)

Mom's Potato Salad from www.everydaymaven.com

You guys have no idea how big of a deal it is that I am sharing this recipe with you. This is my mom's recipe and she is not a fan of sharing her tried and true recipes with ANYONE. When it comes to potato salad, this is seriously the best potato salad I have ever eaten in my … [Read more...]

How To Make Perfect Baked Potatoes

How To Make Perfect Baked Potatoes from www.EverydayMaven.com

This is less of a recipe and more of a technique, an important one at that! There are many ways to make baked potatoes but few result in an absolutely perfectly cooked (inside and outside) potato in my opinion. While I don't eat nearly as many potatoes as I used to, when the … [Read more...]

Ginger Coconut Cauliflower Rice

Ginger Coconut Cauliflower Rice from www.everydaymaven.com

One of the most popular recipes on my website is, "How To Make Cauliflower Rice" and lately I have been experimenting with how to cook the cauliflower rice more efficiently, in larger batches and with the intention of achieving a more "rice-like", fluffy texture. Since … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconut Creamed Kale

Vegan Creamed Kale from www.everydaymaven.com

With Thanksgiving just a little over a week away, my mind is constantly thinking about side dishes so no better time than now to share an old favorite in case you are racking your brain thinking about side dishes as well! This Vegan Creamed Kale is a variation on classic … [Read more...]

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes from www.everydaymaven.com

While this is a simple preparation, it is complex in flavor and perfectly balanced. Once you make this recipe, I have no doubt you will keep coming back to it time and time again. I originally shared this recipe in last year’s eBook - Think Vegetables First - but like … [Read more...]

Old Bay {Parsnip} Fries

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Parsnips are underrated and a really useful fall and winter vegetable. One of my family’s favorite ways to eat them is "french fried", doused with Old Bay Seasoning aka Old Bay Parsnip Fries! Plus, these Old Bay Fries are Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo, Low-Carb and Whole30 … [Read more...]

How to cook Broccolette

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If  you aren't familiar, you may be thinking, "What exactly is Broccolette (also called Broccolini and Baby Broccoli)?" Well, Broccolette is a cross between Broccoli and Chinese Broccoli; it has long thin stalks and much smaller florets. It is something I buy a lot of and if … [Read more...]

Roasted Sweet Potato + Carrot Mash

Roasted Sweet Potato and Carrot Mash from www.everydaymaven.com

Well, it's official. Sweet Potatoes are making a comeback in my kitchen. This is my third recipe in the last two weeks that features sweet potatoes and dare I say it - it won't be my last. Cutting the sweet potatoes with organic carrots is a great way to lighten up your … [Read more...]

Whole Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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It's no secret that I have a fondness for all things crispy - especially vegetables. I went on and on about it last week when I posted these Crispy Old Bay Sweet Potato Fries. A popular vegetable in my house is Brussels Sprouts. I have served them countless ways … [Read more...]

Maple & Cardamom Glazed Carrots

Weight Watchers Maple Glazed Carrots with Cardamom from www.EverydayMaven.com

My absolute favorite carrots in the entire world are Nash's Organic Carrots. They are life-changing carrots and for anyone that lives in the Pacific NW, they are a lucky gift of living here. There is nothing like them - seriously. Yes, I am raving about carrots, but these carrots … [Read more...]

Maple & Cardamom Glazed Carrots

Weight Watchers Maple Glazed Carrots with Cardamom from www.EverydayMaven.com

My absolute favorite carrots in the entire world are Nash's Organic Carrots. They are life-changing carrots and for anyone that lives in the Pacific NW, they are a lucky gift of living here. There is nothing like them - seriously. Yes, I am raving about carrots, but these carrots … [Read more...]

How to Make Cauliflower “Rice”

How to Make Cauliflower Rice by www.everydaymaven.com

This post has been a long time coming. I should have posted it months and months ago but I really wanted to take photos of the process of making cauliflower “rice" and not just a dish with it in it. Finally, last week, after a discussion on my Facebook page about serving … [Read more...]

Sort of a Kale Caesar

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Kale Caesar is all the rage and has been for a while. If you love Kale as much as I do, it's difficult not to imagine it coated in a creamy Caesar dressing. You know the leaves are going to hold up beautifully and the salty, creamy dressing is going to balance out the sometimes … [Read more...]

Garlic Rubbed Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Martha Stewart Roasted Cabbage from www.everydaymaven.com

I don't remember where I originally saw roasted cabbage steaks, maybe on Pinterest, maybe in Everyday Food Magazine, either way I know it was Martha Stewart who first implanted this idea in my head and it is genius.  So, thank you Martha! If you love cabbage, you are going … [Read more...]

{Masala} Smashed Fingerling Potatoes

Smashed Fingerling Potatoes from www.everydaymaven.com

A couple of weeks ago my mom bought me a new cookbook as a little present, not really for anything special, but rather just because she thought I would like it. It really is the little things! As I was flipping through the pages, I was struck by a recipe for mashed potatoes … [Read more...]