How to Use Your Vitamix for Soup

Maybe you have extra veggies left over from a cookout or you roasted few too many beets or broccoli florets or fill-in-the-blank. We love second-day vegetables as much as anyone, but there’s a super fast way to transform them into delicious soups for the week ahead. You’ll be suprised how easy it can be to use your Vitamix for soup. The beauty of …

Prepare Acorn Squash, Hassle-Free

Master this trick to prepare acorn squash and finish chopping in minutes! Roast it. Puree it. Toss it into salads. But first, you’ve got to know how to chop it up. All those bumps and ridges can make it messy to prepare acorn squash for cooking. Our method of breaking down this fall favorite will save you time and energy …

How to Microwave Vegetables

Dig into deliciously tender and nutritious, steamed vegetables in just minutes! Is microwave cooking safe? Latest reports assure us that microwave cooking does not ruin the nutritional content of our favorite vegetables. A recent Harvard Health Letter for example, stated that, “The cooking method that best retains nutrients is one that cooks quickly, heats food for the shortest amount of time, and …

Sage-infused Butternut Squash Bowl

Sweet butternut squash and creamy cottage cheese make the perfect pair in this healthy and filling bowl. Sage-infused Butternut Squash Bowl Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup nonfat cottage cheese1 cup cubed butternut squash1 cup shredded kale1/2 cup shredded carrots1/2 tablespoon roasted pumpkin seeds1 1/2 tablespoon chicken stock1/2 tsp dry sageInstructions1. Add vegetables, chicken …

Mixed Mediterranean Crunch Bowl

The no-cook cottage cheese bowl pops with vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean. Mixed Mediterranean Crunch Bowl Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup nonfat cottage cheese1/2 cup artichoke hearts, canned in water1 cup cherry tomatoes1/2 cup red onion, sliced1/2 cup cucumber, sliced1/2 teaspoon oregano1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.Instructions1. Stir together cottage cheese and seasonings.2. Arrange other …

Better-Than-Cheese and Veggie Bowl

Great make-ahead or lunch on the go, this fast salad gets its cheesy flavor from healthy, protein-rich nutritional yeast. Better-Than-Cheese and Veggie Bowl Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt2 tablespoon Trader Joe’s Nutritional Yeast1 cup shredded kale1 1/2 cup broccoli-cauliflower floret mix1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp dried mustard1/4 tsp saltInstructions1. Stir …

LiveLight Guide: How Long to Roast Vegetables

Oven roasting is one of the healthiest ways to develop rich flavors in your favorite vegetables. But that broccoli might be black by the time those carrots are tender! When it comes to this cooking technique, timing is everything. To help you in your oven endeavors, we developed this quick guide for how long to roast vegetables and which are …

Pizza Veggie Burger on Herb Salad

A delectable pizza-inspired vegetable burger patty accompanies flavorful, steamed mushrooms and vegetables on a bed of herb salad greens. Red pepper garlic dressing complements your meal. Pizza Veggie Burger on Herb Salad Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup sliced white mushrooms, cleaned + 1 tablespoon water1 patty Trader Joe’s Pizza Veggie Burger, frozen6-7 asparagus …