By Holly V. Gray

Vegetables

Springtime Pesto Fettuccine

Springtime Pesto Fettuccine

Fancy enough for company but quick and easy enough for every day. This colorful pasta dinner goes from stovetop to dining table in 30 minutes or less. Enjoy! Print Yum Springtime Pesto Fettuccine Ingredients8oz. fettuccine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 lb. asparagus, cut into 1/2″ […]

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

The latest addition to our Pasta Night rotation is this creamy Alfredo deliciousness packed with colorful, good-for-you veggies. This recipe is easily customizable to whatever vegetables and pasta you have on hand. Enjoy! Print Yum Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts Ingredients2 cups […]

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

One thing I know for sure about stuffing is that everyone has an opinion on what makes a good one. Personally, I prefer mine with a little crunch and minus any cream-of soups which is the exact opposite of the cornbread-based dressing I was exposed to […]

Vegetarian Greek-Style Chicken Salad

Vegetarian Greek-Style Chicken Salad

My big plan for this meal was to serve the salad in pitas but pita bread can be very finicky and will tear it you look at it the wrong way. Fortunately, I only destroyed two pieces before moving on to my backup plan of […]

Veggie Muffins – Toddler Approved and Gluten Free

Veggie Muffins – Toddler Approved and Gluten Free

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today, we’re making stealthily healthy muffins everyone in the family will love! Our 3-year old will try just about any vegetable placed in front of her.  She doesn’t necessarily love every vegetable we introduce her to though and zucchini […]

Green Beans with Pesto

Green Beans with Pesto

Don’t you love how sometimes the simplest dishes can be so tasty? Our youngest turned three yesterday so I made some of her favorites for dinner last night.  Slow cooker mac & cheese (more on that another day), honey drizzled carrot fries (another big hit) […]

Late Summer Garden Minestrone

Late Summer Garden Minestrone

We’re on the very edge of fall here and I’ve already been craving heartier soups and stews lately.  Farmers’ markets are overflowing with okra, tomatoes, carrots…. add to that, my little backyard garden is bursting with herbs. This soup creation is exactly what I was […]

Garlic and Herb Mushroom Tacos

Garlic and Herb Mushroom Tacos

Serve these with a side of garlic rice…. YUM!! 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper sauce, or to taste 1 5-ounce bag arugula or spring salad mix 2 cups wild mushrooms (I used cremini and shiitake) 1 medium shallot 1 1/2 […]

Garlicky Cauliflower Gratin

Garlicky Cauliflower Gratin

I’ve been experimenting with cauliflower quite a bit lately with this gratin dish being the latest creation.  As always, I used non-dairy butter.  Served over Basmati rice, with a side of sautéed asparagus, this was a delicious meal! 8 cloves garlic, minced 2 TBSP butter, […]

Savory Stuffed Red Potatoes

Savory Stuffed Red Potatoes

I recently found myself with half a bag of baby red potatoes and no real plans for them.  A few more days and they would go out with the trash.  That seemed wasteful though and I’m trying to make more of an effort to actually […]