Pan Fried Squash and Eggplant

It’s summertime and squash and eggplant are plentiful! Let’s combine them with some of that flavorful sweet basil from your garden for a quick delightful side dish. Ingredients: 3 medium eggplants  (I like to use the long slender Asian varieties, but any kind will work).   3 summer squash  (Zucchini will work fine too) 1/4 …

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Ratatouille from the Garden

Ratatouille is a vegetable stew.  It’s wonderful to make when the garden is supplying lots of eggplant, squash and tomatoes. It is a dish that is good to make up ahead and have available for the week.  It can be used as a main dish maybe served with pasta or as a side dish to …

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Parmesan Zucchini/Squash

A quick and easy to prepare side dish of a nutrient dense veggie that your family will love. Any of the squash or zucchini can be used for this recipe.  We really enjoy the Magda squash which has a nutty kinda creamy flavor.  Just a few ingredients, actually just olive oil, cheese and squash and …

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Sauteed Seasonal Veggies

A quick and easy summer meal that I made for lunch one day this week. Fresh veggies (squash, zucchini, sweet peppers, and kohlrabi) diced up and sauteed in coconut oil. I seasoned to taste with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. After the veggies had softened some but still had some crunch I topped them …

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Stuffed Peppers

12 large Carmen Italian Frying Peppers  (or you can use bell peppers) 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoon butter, divided 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1/2 large onion, finely chopped 6 medium red potatoes 1/2  yellow squash 1/2 zucchini 1 pound sausage (Country Gardens Farm has good sausage) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons dried …

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No Guilt Pasta and Tomato Sauce

Low carb zucchini/squash noodles. Add more veggies to your diet by using zucchini/squash noodles instead of your traditional pasta.  A spiralizer makes this easy to do. You are adding nutrients without as many carbs and you’d be surprised how few people know the difference or if they do they don’t care because it tastes great! …

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