Posts Tagged ‘vegetables’

Green Yums Review (and discount code!)

August 12th, 2014

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I am always looking for easy ways to bring organic produce into my kitchen.  I am part of a local CSA (which stands for Community Supported agriculture) and I shop at Whole Foods, but I often wish I could just have my favorite things delivered right to my door.  Enter GreenYums … a good friend recently told
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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

April 2nd, 2014


This is THE best (food) invention EVER!  I was skeptical at first, pizza crust made out of cauliflower…really?  YES!  It is amazing….even the kids loved it.    Start off by grating the cauliflower with a box grater (I tried grating it in a blender, but it did not come out fine enough).     Microwave
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Sweet Green Smoothie

March 16th, 2014


This smoothie is the BEST post workout meal. It’s a delicious combination of carbohydrates and protein…great for re-fueling tired muscles. It tastes delicious…a perfect balance of sweet and earthy (and can be made a bit sweeter by using Siggi’s Mango/pineapple yogurt). It travels well…I like to pour it into a mason jar, add a few
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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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Cauliflower Buffalo “Wings”

January 21st, 2014


I am always looking for fun new foods to share with my friends.  I should say fun, new HEALTHY foods.  My good friend is hosting a Superbowl party this year and I have been trying to figure out what to make.  Buffalo chicken wings are a staple at most Superbowl parties…they are also battered, deep
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Fish Tacos

January 19th, 2014

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I love fish tacos.  They are full of flavor, fun to put together and super healthy!  This dish is super easy and tastes great with a dollop of Greek yogurt, a little homemade guacamole and cucumber-cilantro salad with halved cherry tomatoes.  I like to make extra fish so I can enjoy the leftovers over my
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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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Kale Chips

November 4th, 2013

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Looking to add an extra powerful nutritional punch to your afternoon snack?  Then grab some Kale…and make kale chips.  Kale a good source of fiber, rich in vitamins A, K and C, packed with a generous amount of calcium and makes a delicious salad, side dish and snack!   The trick is to place the
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Marinated Roasted Red Peppers

September 17th, 2013


Red peppers are packed with a vitamins and nutrients.  They contain twice the vitamin C of green peppers, they are an excellent source of a variety of phytochemicals and they provide a good amount of fiber.  This simple recipe creates a beautiful side dish, a delicious addition to any sandwich or a tasty pizza topping.
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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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