A new outlook on veggies


I have to confess to you that I’m not a fan of eating veggies. My main reason for not wanting to eat vegetables is because they have no taste. Haha! 😀 Still, I do like to consume healthy foods, and I know several of veggies is a part of living a healthy life. Since that fact, I do my best to make them taste yummy. When I discovered roasting them, I was amazed at how it changed the taste from just being steamed or sauteed. Roasting imparts a delicious slightly sweet and smokey flavor that makes veggies pretty amazing. A few weeks ago, I posted a blog post how to make broccoli taste delicious, and it’s an excellent example of that. If you are the same as me and want to live a healthy lifestyle, but you do not want to eat bland veggies. Then may I suggest making them outstanding by roasting your vegetables?

Oven Roasted Green Beans

Ingredients

1 lb of frozen green beans
2 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp salt
About 10 grinds of fresh ground pepper (or to taste)
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp garlic powder

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees

2. While oven is preheating, prepare a lipped baking sheet with aluminum foil

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3. In a medium bowl combine olive oil, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Toss mixture into the baking dish. Spread beans onto a baking sheet. Stir beans and mixture until well blended.

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5. Roast for 30 minutes (at 15 minutes remove to stir)

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6. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Frugal living mom

So I, unfortunately, will not be able to post any crockpot recipes for awhile because my family recently had a little accident with the glass top/lid thingy. So until we get another one I will be posting ones that require using the oven or stove. Moreover, I promise 🙂 I will do my best to not make it stressful for you as much as possible.

Tomorrow I will teach you how to make Spaghetti. Yummy. 🙂

Have a great night, cooks. 🙂

 

 

 

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