5 of 10Photo by Alex Farnum; written by Stephanie Spencer
Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Crisp Root Vegetable Strips
No need to toss those peels in the compost. Roast them with sage leaves and a little oil, and you've got a crisp and ingenious topping. In the mash, we replaced butter with the coconut spread, which brings out the parsnips' sweetness.
7 of 10Photo by Leigh Beisch; written by Stephanie Spencer
Fresh Peas with Mint and Green Onions
The combination of fresh peas and mint yields a harmonious and nutritional side dish. Peas are in the legume family, and these vegetables are typically high in protein and fiber, yet low in fat and cholesterol.