A favorite vegetable dish --actually more of a main dish- is layering vegetables such as zucchini, eggplant, yellow squash with your favorite spaghetti sauce and mozzarella. You just layer it and bake it. It is quite yummy.
The roasted root vegetables sound really great and a nice side to an Easter celebration.
Asparagus or grean beans are also more Easter sides. Check out the spark people recipes. There are lots of great ideas.
"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -Socrates
Pounds lost: 48.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,268) Posts: 109 3/2/13 10:29 P
A hot dish could be zucchini and corn with tomato salsa. Just cut the zucchini in bite size pieces and cook with corn and your favorite tomato salsa. If you have the corn frozen, defrost in the microwave first.
Join the team "Eat to Defeat Fat Cells, Cancer Cells and More." http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/gro ups_individual.asp
It actually needs to be a hot vegetable dish, not sure exactly why, but the roasted vegetables is sounding pretty good. I don't know what the main dish is, but it's usually roast beef, ham, or chicken.
how about a broccoli ( does not look spelled correctly) salad - chopped broccoli, quartered red grapes, sunflower seeds, grated carrot, the zest and juice of one lemon, honey to taste and light mayonnase? can make it the day before to meld the flavors together.
current weight: 176.4
Fitness Minutes: (140,721) Posts: 8,638 3/1/13 9:13 A
I am with the roasted root veggies drizzled with a tiny bit of olive oil and balsamich vinegar.
"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."
current weight: 129.9
Fitness Minutes: (2,268) Posts: 109 3/1/13 8:23 A
Green beans are usually a favorite of everyone. But not the famous green bean casserole - too many calories! Would salad be included in their request, or is someone else bringing that? I don't remember salads being served at Easter in my house, and you can make an awesome salad - mushrooms, artichoke hearts, walnuts, Craisins, and all of the fantastic varieties of lettuce. Yum! It's breakfast time, but I'm making myself hungry! Enjoy.
No fad diets for me!
No one said it'll be easy. It may be really hard. Let's do it right and make it a new lifestyle.
Pounds lost: 0.0
Fitness Minutes: (398,194) Posts: 73,453 3/1/13 6:50 A
Maybe some roasted root vegetables... potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, etc.
3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes 4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6 10/5/13 5K Grace Pet Fest 38:47.6 12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon around 3 hours and 4 minutes 4/19/14 Butterflies for Hope 5K for Lupus 39:23.8 2/7/15 Hearts & Soles 5K, San Jose 34:50 3/12/16 Hearts &Soles 5K, San Jose 34:16
So I have the task of bringing a hot vegetable dish to my husband's family's Easter dinner on the 23rd and I have no idea what to make. I want to make something that is healthy so I can eat it, but I want it to be something that everyone else will enjoy. Any ideas?
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.