Category Archives: Vegetables

Engine 2 Chili Cheeze Fries

Ami Mackey, over at Engine 2 Diet, developed these Chili Cheeze Fries, and we’re having them for supper tonight … although I ended up just piling baked potatoes with the chili and cheeze and added some chopped tomatoes, green onions, and a few slices of avocado on top.

Oh. My. Goodness.

This recipe hits all my buttons for “comfort … Read more

Mexican Polenta Bowl

I’ve been cooking my way through Rip Esselstyn’s The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health, and every single recipe is a winner. Highly recommended! For instance, here’s my version of one of his recipes that I made for dinner tonight—

Mexican Polenta Bowl
Serves two, generously

1 cup dry polenta
¼ cup nutritional … Read more

Tex-Mex Potatoes

This recipe is a slightly modified version of a McDougall recipe and it’s fresh-tasting and delicious.

Tex-Mex Potatoes 

6 firm red or white potatoes
2 cups pinto beans, mashed
1 cup salsa
10 ounces frozen chopped spinach
One 4-ounce can diced green chilies
1 small red onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 teaspoon smoked … Read more

Garlicky Swiss Chard With Lemon

Quick, easy, and a wonderful side dish with non-fat fried rice and other grain dishes.

Garlicky Swiss Chard With Lemon

4 servings

4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
2 large bunches Swiss chard, ribs and stems removed and reserved, leaves torn into 2” pieces (about 12 cups)
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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