Quick Creamy Polenta with Pine Nuts and Truffle Oil – Ready in only 15 Minutes!

Polenta Pine Nuts Truffle Oil
Lately I’ve been on a little polenta kick. I’ve been making this specific recipe for lunch when I have a busy schedule and I think I made it about 3 times this week! I’m not sure why it took me this long to cook polenta myself because it’s incredibly easy to make and really delicious. This recipe is super simple, involves only five ingredients and takes only 15 minutes to cook!
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Oven Baked Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Carrot Fries
My carrot and sweet potato fries recipe was one of Wishful Chef’s most popular recipes of 2011. It’s incredibly easy to prepare, crisp, flavorful and super healthy, the perfect appetizer or side dish this time of year! See the original recipe with updated images below.

French fries are one of my favorite things to eat, either on its own with mayonnaise or as a side dish. When I make fries at home, I prefer baking them because it eliminates the mess from frying and most importantly, it’s healthier! I did a mix of sweet potatoes and carrots, two healthy vegetables that contain powerful antioxidants and are rich in vitamins A and C. When baked in the oven, they get caramelized and tender. [Read more…]

Roasted Cabbage with Lemon and Garlic

Roast Cabbage
I love roasting vegetables! It’s so easy to turn out a delicious and healthy meal by simply putting a handful of veggies into the oven. But roasting cabbage? Really?? Well, it turns out that roasting cabbage is a great way to get more of those super healthy cruciferous vegetables into your diet.
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Creamy Roasted Corn and Potato Soup

Creamy Roasted Corn Potato Soup
If you follow Wishful Chef you know I LOVE roasted vegetables. It’s one of the easiest ways to enjoy your veggies plus you’re adding some extra flavor in the process. This time I decided to oven roast some corn and potatoes and try something different by turning them into a decadent soup. The result is a deliciously creamy dish that’s great any time of year and ready in a flash!
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Homemade Oven Roasted Tater Tots

Homemade Tater Tots
Why have I waited so long to make homemade tater tots? They’re SO much better than the frozen ones you buy at the store. I knew from the moment I was assembling them that this recipe would be a winner. These tater tots are perfectly fluffy on the inside and golden brown and crisp on the outside. Plus they’re healthier, baked and not fried with only a handful of ingredients: potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper.
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Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding with Berries

Berry Chia Seed Pudding
I enjoy a nice hearty breakfast but ever since we got back from our food-fueled holiday trip to Europe I’ve been eating lighter morning meals. This sweet chia seed pudding is vegan, dairy-free and the perfect healthy dish for breakfast, or even dessert! You can also easily double (or triple) the amount, make ahead of time and leave in the fridge for breakfast during the week.
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