Sometimes, okay most times, I get carried away when grocery shopping, especially in the fresh produce section.

I keep forgetting that only 1 out of my 3 kids lives at home, and unless we have a full house for supper, I’m the only one eating the veggies!

The other day I was mesmerized by the beautiful red colored Swiss Chard, baby bok choy, the fresh bright green broccoli and we can’t forget the delicious yellow and green beans! And they all ended up in my grocery cart, with other things as well.

Seeing a stocked fridge full of produce can be daunting at times because if you don’t use it, it ends up going bad and into the compost.

Food Prep Shouldn’t be Complicated

If the thought of looking for a new recipe that may keep you in the kitchen way longer than you want to be, scares you, then don’t do it!

One of my favorite ways to eat veggies is to steam them!
Take a large stock pot and put 3-4 inches of water in it (just make sure that the mesh strainer isn’t touching the water) and bring to a boil. In the meantime, arrange the cleaned veggies in a large stainless steel strainer (as in my photo). When the water is boiled, place the strainer on top of the open pot and cover it loosely with the lid. Steam for about 2-3 minutes (check for how you like it!). Place the cooked veggies on a serving dish, season with salt/ pepper or your favorite spices, drizzle with a touch of olive oil, and that’s it! So Yummy!!!

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