Posts Tagged“Veggies”

Homemade Vegetable Pizza

Now, I am not sure if I ever met, or ever will meet, someone who doesn’t like pizza. I think it must be one of those impossibilites of life. lol But there are pizzas out there that are just way better than others. Homemade for instance. Homemade can never be beat in my opinon. Simple homemade crust with just four ingredients, pizza sauce with just a few spices, and for the topping you don’t even need meat. All-veggie pizzas are amazing and chock-full with flavor, you just don’t miss the meat. Of course you can add meat . . . sausage, pepperoni, bacon bits, whatever you like, but family is always looking for meals for Meatless Fridays and meals that are easy on the budget. This vegetable pizza takes the cake pizza!

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Why are Winter Squash Called Winter Squash?

I don’t know about you, but during the winter months I always look forward to enjoying a meal that makes you think it isn’t winter. And I can think of only one way that can happen, making a dish using some fruit or veggie that has been stored or preserved to keep its fresh and delicious goodness. Winter squash is a veggie (techincally a fruit, but we won’t go there right now) that warms up the kitchen, saturates the air with a sweet rich aroma, and satisfies the craving for a healthy, fresh-from-the-farm meal. Winter squash is considered a starchy food, but it is also very high in sugars and over time the starches will convert themselves to sugars, making the squash that much sweeter. How sweet is that?! They are called winter squash for the shere fact that, if stored properly, they can keep through the winter months until you are ready to eat them.

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