Veggies & Sides

Savory Oven Roasted Potato Wedges | Roots & Boots

Savory Oven Roasted Potato Wedges

These savory oven roasted potato wedges are a perfect example of fresh, simply prepared food with amazing flavor.  And so versatile!  Serve them with meat and veggies for dinner, with eggs for breakfast, or with leftover taco meat for lunch.  You get the idea…the possibilities are endless.

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Charred Broccoli with Garlic | Roots & Boots

Charred Broccoli with Garlic

Charred broccoli with garlic is my absolute favorite way to prepare this tasty yet often undervalued member of the brassica family.

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5 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Salad | Roots & Boots

5 Easy Ways to Get Kids to Eat Salad

Recently I shared on Instagram that my family isn’t crazy about salad, and one child in particular refuses to eat it.  However, I was pretty sure there are ways to get kids to eat salad.  So I asked for suggestions, and then jumped in with a plan.

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Refried Black Beans | Roots & Boots

Healthy Refried Black Beans

We love our Tex-Mex around here, and these refried black beans have become a family favorite. Simple to prepare and bursting with flavor, they pair well with any kind of eggs or tacos.

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Garlicky Green Beans | Roots & Boots

Fresh Garlicky Green Beans

Late summer into early fall is my absolute favorite time to harvest green beans, and garlicky green beans is one of my favorite ways to prepare them for our dinner table. The flavor is amazing and the prep is so quick and simple.  If you can get your hands on fresh, local green beans, you…

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes | Roots & Boots

Roasted Cherry {or Grape} Tomatoes

We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here!  If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy?

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3 Easy Ways to Prepare Any Vegetable

3 Easy Ways to Prepare Any Vegetable

Last week, we talked about 8 ways to help kids eat more veggies.  Today I want to focus in on #5 from last week’s list, which is all about a few easy ways to prepare any vegetable.

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Sweet Potato Crispies | Roots & Boots

Paleo Sweet Potato Crispies

Sweet potato fans, you’re going to love these sweet potato crispies!  Isn’t that a fun name?  I made it up.  

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Sweet Potato Cakes | Roots & Boots

Simple Paleo Sweet Potato Cakes

These Paleo Sweet Potato Cakes are the bomb!  Perfect for any meal of the day, including snack time.

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Foraged Salad Greens From Your Own Backyard | Roots & Boots

Foraged Salad Greens from Your Own Backyard

Eating fresh salad greens from your own veggie garden is pretty cool, but you know what’s even better? Eating foraged salad greens from your own backyard. Like my son said the other day, It’s like a garden you didn’t have to grow! Zero work with a huge payoff. Sounds pretty good, right?  

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