Take trimmed green and/or yellow beans, spread them across a cookie sheet and then drizzle with a bit of olive oil and salt to taste. Pop the pan in the oven for about 20 minutes at 400 degrees. If the vegetables have reached desired crispiness, take the tray out and allow it to cool. To spice the dish up for mom and dad, add some crushed chili flakes before baking or some diced olives or tapenade after and serve.
Tonight, serve something comforting, uncomplicated, and crowd-pleasing — just like she used to make. An elegant roast chicken, marinated in lemons and garlic, served alongside a medley of green beans and potatoes is perfect.
For added flavor and succulence, select bone-in, skin-on chicken breast that's been humanely raised. Get the classic mom-pleaser and read more.
The last episode of Jamie Oliver's reality TV series Food Revolution just aired on Friday. I have been loving it and thought it was time to try a recipe from his latest cookbook: a scrumptious-sounding salmon dish topped with pesto. Now that Spring is in full force, I am addicted to making pestos and had a spinach and sunflower pesto in the fridge.
The salmon and green beans only take about 15 minutes to cook in an aluminum packet with minimal prep beforehand. While it bakes, the pesto flavor melts into both the moist salmon and perfectly cooked green beans. Of course, if you didn't have the time to make your own pesto, store-bought would work just the same. To add this simple supper to your dinner rotation, keep reading for the recipe.
Eating healthy can be hard for moms who have picky kids to feed. So today (as part of the Get Fit for 2010 challenge) I'm sharing one of my favorite healthy family recipes for Asian inspired green beans. It's low in fat, high in fiber, and dairy-free making it perfect for vegetarians and those with diet restrictions. Serve it to your children with a side of steamed rice or noodles.
It's a new year, and I want my old body back! Inspired by FitSugar's health challenge, I'll spend the next 10 months hitting the gym to burn the baby fat. If you're a mom who wants to bid your postpartum baggage good-bye too, set a goal, and join the Get Fit For 2010 community group for support!
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Don't hesitate to modify the recipe: white beans can replace the green beans, onions would be as delicious as red peppers, and butternut squash works if you can't find a sugar pumpkin. To serve this piping hot stew to your family tonight, get the recipe and read more
The recipe highlights the fresh flavor and crunchy snap of green beans. The peppery bite of arugula and the salty tang of parmesan cheese play supporting roles. A simple lemon vinaigrette combines everything together.
Serve this delightful pasta on its own, as a side dish, or pack for a picnic. Check out the uncomplicated recipe when you read more
When broiled, the crust becomes crispy and wildly crunchy. This recipe tops the pita with roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes, and grated cheddar cheese, but incorporate whatever vegetables and cheese you have in your pantry. Green beans tossed with fresh lemon juice taste excellent on the side. To look at this easily adaptable vegetarian recipe, read more
Take a trip to the the streets of Buenos Aires with this quick grilled meal. Chimichurri is a wildly popular herb and oil condiment native to South America. Argentinians enjoy the simple sauce on everything from steak to grilled cheese. Here, it tops succulent charred chicken. The dish is finished off with green beans — they provide a snappy crunch — and fresh lemon juice adds a delightful tartness. To tantalize your taste buds with this uncomplicated yet rewarding meal, read more