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    Favorite ways to prepare veggies?

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    I am hoping to see some of the old pro's favorite ways to prepare veggies. Do you just steam them and toss them with butter? These are my favorites, but I'm always looking for more:

    Veggies in homemade marinara
    Mushrooms browned in olive oil w/garlic, onion powder S&P
    Steamed broccoli with butter S&P

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    Sauteed in coconut oil. Anything and everything.

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    I prefer them RAW, or a little steamed...

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    I have only recently discovered the joys of roasted vegetables. So good! Toss with coconut oil and herbs, throw in the oven at 400 degrees for 45-60 minutes.

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    I prepare my veggies by giving them to Gorbag. Then I have seconds on the meat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sabine View Post
    I have only recently discovered the joys of roasted vegetables. So good! Toss with coconut oil and herbs, throw in the oven at 400 degrees for 45-60 minutes.
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    Roasted is where it's at. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, any root vegetable (carrot, parsnip, sweet potato, turnip, rutabaga).

    I also like this Brussels sprouts recipe from Alton Brown:
    Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese Recipe : Alton Brown : Recipes : Food Network

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    Very thinly sliced cauliflower roasted until dark is great.

    I like what I call "Spanish-style vegetables". Saute diced bacon until cooked but not crisp and set aside. Saute chopped onion and garlic in the bacon fat. Add to steamed broccoli or any other cooked vegetable you have that needs bacon and bacon fat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paleobird View Post
    I prepare my veggies by giving them to Gorbag. Then I have seconds on the meat.
    Your mom was right after all about the vegetables Paleobird! So be a nice little girl now, and eat up the large carrot that you have "forgotten" on your plate...

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    roasted, sauteed or grilled for me. i think paul jaminet says that these high heat methods aren't as good as steaming or boiling, but damn they taste better.

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