Homemade Zucchini Relish Recipe ♥

Today's vegetable recipe: A thick zucchini relish, almost a zucchini jam, with a bite of pepper. ~recipe republished 2014~~more recently updated recipes~ Free food: think 'monster' zucchini and 'prolific' peppers. This time of year, free food makes its way into our kitchens where we become its steward, charged with 'no waste' and looking for recipes to use up large zucchini and piles of peppers ....more

Chilled Carrot Soup with Honey ♥

A simple carrot soup, bright with spices and a small kick of cayenne, sweetened with a drizzle of honey, soured with a splash of lemon juice. Served cold and dreamy good! (Looking for a carrot soup recipe serve to serve hot? ...more

Red Rice with Tomatoes

The Recipe: A simple summer vegan side dish with really pretty color, just rice cooked with perfect summer tomatoes. It's almost a loaves 'n' fishes story, rice that blossoms from one cup to six cups, thanks to an intriguing cooking technique – don't worry, it's easy, no special equipment needed! Weight Watchers friendly, just two points per serving ....more

Green Bean Garden Salad with Tomatoes, Corn & Fresh Dill

The Recipe: A "real" garden salad, made with fresh summer vegetables straight from the garden, crisp barely cooked green beans, ripe tomato, sweet corn kernels, all tossed in a tangy feta salad dressing. The Conversation: Is anyone else unimpressed with what some places pass off as "garden salads"? This recipe is so quick and easy that I'm adding it to a special ...more

Spiral Zucchini Noodle Salad with Homemade Catalina Dressing ♥

The Recipe: A simple zucchini salad, just zucchini noodles and carrots tossed in a lovely Homemade Catalina Dressing, all made with accessible pantry ingredients. Weight Watchers Friendly, WW 2 PointsPlus. Low Cal ....more

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos with Veggies & Black Beans

The Recipe: What a quick supper! Just cook the beef in the slow cooker (no browning!) with pantry ingredients, then toss together a quick sauté of vegetables and black beans. Add some diced avocado and sour cream ....more

Zucchini Spiral “Noodle” Salad

The Recipe: An oh-so-easy but seductive zucchini salad, made 'sexy' with spiral zucchini noodles which are taking the world by storm as a low-carb, whole-food pasta-like but grain-free noodle. The Conversation: My discovery of new-style Finnish food, thanks to Finnish food blogger and cookbook author Mari Moilanen. Low carb, just 1 Weight Watchers point, gluten-free, paleo ....more

Raw Tomatillo Salad with Blueberries ♥

Today's quick 'n' easy summer salad recipe: Anyone else wonder what-in-heck to do with all the fresh tomatillos that are so beautiful right now? Try the tomatillos raw in this simple salad – isn't it pretty?! – just be sure to follow my quick technique for making tomatillos taste extra sweet and citrusy ....more

Green Bean Recipes ♥ Alphabet of Vegetables

Hello Vegetable Lovers: Over the next while, watch for some housekeeping with the Alphabet of Vegetables here on A Veggie Venture. The goal is to separate out our "most favorite" vegetables so their pages will load more quickly, handy for all but especially those of us who check for recipes on our phones. ~Alanna PS Facebook & Pinterest users, if you love A Veggie Venture, be sure to "like" and "pin" this page! ...more

Green Bean Recipes ♥ Alphabet of Vegetables

Hello Vegetable Lovers: Over the next while, watch for some housekeeping with the Alphabet of Vegetables here on A Veggie Venture. The goal is to separate out our "most favorite" vegetables so their pages will load more quickly, handy for all but especially those of us who check for recipes on our phones. ~Alanna PS Facebook & Pinterest users, if you love A Veggie Venture, be sure to "like" and "pin" this page! ...more