How do you eat your vegetables?

posted 3 years ago in Cooking
Post # 3
3249 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Brussels sprouts.  Blanche then fry.  Delicious.

Post # 4
687 posts
Busy bee

Roasted anything! with garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice.

Post # 5
1080 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@juliana192:  You like broccoli so you’ve probably tried this, but have you tried roast broccoli? It’s so good! I put some seasoned salt on it and it’s yum!

I also use about 6 bags of spinach to make spanakopita. It’s one of my favorite foods.

I just found this recipe for cauliflower and have made it multiple times this week – its so good!

Post # 6
42135 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@juliana192:  Kale roasted with garlic, olive oil and just a sprinkle of salt.

But then again, we like all vegetables. last night we had roasted parsnips, Yukon Gold potatoes and carrots.

Post # 7
8677 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I love stir frys. Can never get enough of them. A little coconut & sesame oil and NOM!

I also throw vegetables into food whenever I can. Stews, soups, roasts.

I love cauliflower & broccoli steamed and drizzled with a little teriyaki sauce.

Post # 8
724 posts
Busy bee

CUCUMBERS. Fresh slices are so, so good.

Post # 9
1232 posts
Bumble bee

@juliana192:  As far as carrots are concerned, I can hardly bring myself to chew cooked carrots, but raw I can eat all day!

Post # 10
3519 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Lots of ways:

I love salad–romaine and spinach for the base, then add in onion, corn, scallions, shrimp or chicken, and parsley or cilantro.  Fantastic for lunch or dinner too!

Roasting in a 400 degree oven with EVOO, salt, pepper and garlic powder: cauliflower, zucchini, onion, mushrooms, carrots, potatoes, butternut squash, asparagus… almost anything really.

Steamed and served with vinaigrette: asparagus, mushrooms, green beans

Raw and served with dip or plain: sugar snap peas, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, grape tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, green beans

If you have an Asian supermarket near you, try Okinawan purple sweet potatoes.  I boil the until tender and have them as snacks.  They’re SO good!

Post # 11
1425 posts
Bumble bee

I absolutely love roasting vegetables! I toss them with olive oil, salt, and pepper; then, I heat them for 30-40 minutes at 400 degrees in the oven. Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale—they’re all delicious!

Post # 12
2823 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I love steamed or roasted veggies!

Post # 13
2103 posts
Buzzing bee

@juliana192:  Have you tried steaming any veggies? Sometimes instead of plain water I add a bit of soy sauce so the veggies get a hint of saltiness.

Post # 14
5445 posts
Bee Keeper

My favorites are roasted, in stir fry, in soup, or with cheese. We try to mix it up so as not to get bored because we eat a ton of vegetables. 

Post # 15
6953 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@juliana192:  stir-fries make it super easy. I also roast veggies a lot. And fresh green beans with TONS of garlic!! So yum. 

We do like carrots, though, and one of my favorite ways is to basically steam them with orange juice instead of water and some grated ginger. So yummy. 

Post # 16
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@juliana192:  i cut up mixed vegetables & roast then with olive oil, salt, pepper & a pinch of sugar.  Soups are also a great way to pack a lot of veggies (and beans) into one meal, you can mix it up by blending some or all of the veggies depending on how thick/chunky you want your soup at any given meal.  And smoothies are an easy way to help fill your veggie quota. 

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