Posts Tagged ‘onions’

Cauliflower Everything “Rolls”

April 22nd, 2016


I love cauliflower. It is healthy, delicious and so versatile.  You can eat it raw, roast it, turn it into “rice”, pizza crust and even “rolls”! I have to admit these do not really taste like bread rolls, but they are delicious, filling and full of great flavor. To make them simply mix together raw,
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Crock-Pot Balsamic Chicken

March 13th, 2015


I love the idea of a crock-pot meal. Put everything into one pot in the morning and come home to wonderfully smelling kitchen and a delicious slow cooked meal. The problem is I’ve been trying out a lot of different recipes and have not found many that I love…until now. This dish has been a
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Cauliflower “Risotto” with Shiitake Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

January 16th, 2015


I LOVE cauliflower. It is delicious, super healthy and very versatile.  I know it sounds crazy, but it really makes a great substitute for the starch in many carb-heavy dishes. It lightens them up, adds a ton of nutritional value and tastes great. My first experiment was turning cauliflower into pizza crust…AMAZING (check out the
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015


I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Cozy Quinoa Casserole

January 21st, 2014


I love one pot dishes.  They are a great way to combine a lot of different flavors and textures into one dish and so much easier to clean up after.  This casserole combines delicious vegetables, lean protein and quinoa into one fantastic dish that is sure to please the entire family…enjoy!   Cozy Quinoa Casserole
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Roasted Chicken with Za’atar and Sumac

December 17th, 2013


Cold weather always puts me in a chicken roasting mood.  It makes the house smell delicious and makes for a cozy meal.  I am always looking for new things to spice my chicken up with…Ottolenghi: the cookbook  (by my new favorite cookbook authors!) never disappoints.  They know just how to combine the most interesting spices to
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Couscous with Oven Roasted Tomatoes

September 10th, 2013


This past week I hosted 10 people for a Rosh Hashana Celebration (the Jewish New).  We typically serve roasted chicken and the same side dishes year after year…this year I wanted to do something different.  I figured, what better way to start a new year than with a new recipe!  I knew I was getting
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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

July 9th, 2013


This is one of my favorite summer salads.  It is simple to make, full of delicious flavor and very versatile.  You can make it with any vegetables you have in the house (I’ve used asparagus, roasted red onions, eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes…) and it comes out amazing every time.  This weekend I had a bunch of
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Green Quinoa

May 18th, 2013


This recipe is my take on Yotam Ottolenghi’s Green Couscous.  It’s full of fresh herb flavor, deliciously caramelized onions and spicy arugula.  I add in extra onions, cut the olive oil in half and substitute quinoa for couscous.  The result is a light, super flavorful side dish that looks as beautiful as it tastes.  It’s
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Chicken Coconut Curry

April 12th, 2013


Nothing warms you on a cold rainy day like a comforting chicken curry.  Not only will this dish fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma, it is is full of exotic flavors, simple to make and packed with nutrients.  I used freshly ground spices from The Savory Spice Shop and served it over Trader Joe’s Harvest
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