I can’t rave enough about this dish and this cookbook, 5 Spices, 50 Dishes. This sauce was so good, I ate the leftovers straight with a spoon. Turn a mundane steamed cauliflower into something really vibrant and special merely by adding an easy dressing which I can’t wait to try on scrambled eggs. I left […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing her new favorite salad from My Recipes.com! Here are her comments on the recipe: This was out of this world, the dressing in itself was divine. I measured everything but the kale and had to make an extra batch of dressing to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After only one bite, this au gratin moved into the list of my all-time favorite dishes. Perfect for a dinner party or festive occasion, you will have people begging for the recipe and you will be scraping every last bit from the bottom of the pan! Best yet, it takes very little time to mix […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Kim from our Facebook community for sharing her favorite recipe refried beans from Six Sisters Stuff! These beans are great for a variety of uses like burritos or dip. Ingredients: 1 onion, peeled and halved 3 cups dry pinto beans, rinsed 1/4-1/2 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped (I used about 1/4 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
An excellent spin on salsa, cowboy caviar is great served with corn chips, bagel chips, as a veggie side dish, or throw it in a wrap with some leftover grain and call it a meal. Ingredients: 2 cans Shoepeg white corn 2 cans black-eyed peas (without bacon) 2-3 roma tomatoes 2-3 avocados 1/3 cup extra […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Shauna for sharing this wonderful summer recipe from Oprah.com! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. onion powder 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. za’atar (optional; available at Middle Eastern markets) 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper 4 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Stacey from our Facebook community for sharing her personal recipe for Black Bean Salad! Ingredients: 2 cans black beans (rinsed & drained) 1 can of corn (or an equal amount of fire roasted corn from freezer section at trader joes) 1 bell pepper (red,yellow or orange) seeded and chopped chopped […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Creamless and creamy? I was skeptical, too, so I gave it a shot and was happily surprised that it worked just great! I added a few basil leaves before whirling it up in the Blendtec. Since I used stale bread, I needed more broth than listed below. The fat/calorie difference in using bread vs. cream […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Shauna from our Facebook community for sharing her favorite recipe for pinto beans from Paula Deen! Our Facebook community friend, Chef Mark Brown, says, “When you make the beans with hocks, bring to a boil them in an 8qt stock pot 1/2 full of water, reduce to medium low and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Heather in our Facebook community for sharing this delicious zucchini recipe from Shape.com! Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 zucchini, thinly sliced Salt 1/4 cup chickpea flour (or all-purpose for non-gluten-free) Pepper 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley 3 tablespoons grated Parmigianno 1 egg 2 tablespoons water Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A huge thank you to Jennifer from our Facebook community who tested these completely guilt-free nachos and can confirm that this is a big winner! from Heat Oven to 350 (be sure to check out their blog for even more enticing pictures and recipes) Ingredients: 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 green […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Elizabeth from our Facebook community for sharing this amazing dish from Two Blue Lemons. baked tofu: 1 16-oz block extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons honey 5 tablespoons soy sauce 1 garlic clove, grated 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons rice vinegar salad: 1 pound fresh Asian noodles (I used […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Stacey from our Facebook community for sharing this show-stopping stuffing recipe from Emeril at Food Network! Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 1/2 pounds spinach, washed (3 cups cooked and roughly chopped) 2 cups chopped yellow onions 1 tablespoon roughly chopped garlic 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons Emeril’s Italian […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So many people are finding that they have sensitivities to wheat and/or gluten these days, or they just find improved digestion by eliminating it (as is the case for Paleo/Primal dieters), that challenges come up when trying to recreate a favorite dish without these ubiquitous ingredients. Ditch the Wheat is a great website/blog for those […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Jackie for sharing this recipe from Jane, a good friend in our Facebook group. Check out Jane’s website for a plethra of tasty, healthy eats! Courtesy of Jane’s Healthy Kitchen Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil 1 onion, diced 1 pound fresh mushrooms, washed, trimmed and sliced. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I came across this recipe one evening searching for a fast bread to make to go with dinner that didn’t require yeast and multiple risings. It comes from an old American Heart Association paperback cookbook that my mom sent with me when I moved out as a teen many many years ago (copyright 1973!). I’m […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Marianne for trying out this recipe from Martha Stewart! Just made this for dinner with a pork roast! Excellent recipe! Really unusual way to cook cabbage; it makes these crackly, caramelized yummy bits on the edges, and an added benefit – no “boiled cabbage ” smell in the house! […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Not only did I love this because it was delicious, but I loved it because it was so quick and easy! No stirring, no continuous adding of liquids, just pop it in the oven and magically it comes out perfect. Baked Risotta from is a fantastic dish to bring to a potluck. from Cook’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Jackie from our Facebook community for sharing this tasty recipe from The Clothes Make the Girl! Ingredients: (for the salad) 1 head raw cauliflower 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 2 seedless cucumbers 4 ripe tomatoes 4 cups curly parsley leaves (about 2 bunches) 1 cup fresh mint leaves […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For anyone cutting out or back on wheat or gluten, these tasty morsels are easy, chock full of healthy fats and fat soluble vitamins, and delicious to boot. Sweeten to taste and feel free to experiment with different fruits (banana nut, strawberry, raspberry?). Thanks to one of my favorite Real Food bloggers, Cheeseslave (don’t you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.