Spiced apple slices, so popular served alongside of all kinds of meats, can be imitated with zucchini and cucumbers! This recipe uses pickling lime to add crispness to zucchini slices, which are colored red and flavored with cinnamon red hots before being canned. The recipe takes several days, but only a few minutes each day.
White bean soup with spinach and leeks is a delicious and filling soup that is perfect for vegetarians if you use vegetable broth, and quick to make. I've been making this soup for years, but I really craved it when I was pregnant with my fourth child.