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Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower This low calorie dish is simple to make and is the perfect bag lunch. You can warm it up or eat it at room temperature. This Coconut Cauliflower Curry recipe was adapted from the one on the SkinnyMs website. Ingredients 2 cloves […]

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

This fresh and light pizza sauce is a perfect complement to yeast-free St. Louis-style pizza. Ingredients 5 oz crushed tomatoes 3 oz tomato paste 1/2 Tbl sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh basil 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder Method In […]

St. Louis Style Pizza

St. Louis Style Pizza

This no-yeast pizza dough is super light and crispy. Like most fresh pizza dough, this one freezes well. So if you’re making just one pie, place the second disk in a high quality freezer bag and freeze immediately. This St. Louis-style Pizza recipe is adapted from […]

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn This Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn recipe was adapted from the one on the Food Network website. Ingredients For the curry 2 Tbl vegetable oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger 1 […]

Lentils and Kale

Lentils and Kale

This lentils and kale recipe is a nutritious, low calorie meal. Best of all, lentils and kale is a warm and satisfying meal that can be prepared start to finish in about 10 minutes, when you make the lentils ahead of time. Store the lentils […]

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

This low-cal version of classic risotto is adapted from the one on SkinnyTaste.com. It’s a simple recipe but it requires your undivided attention. The asparagus-mushroom risotto must be stirred gently, and almost constantly, for almost 30 minutes. Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto Recipe Ingredients 2.5 cups homemade vegetable […]

Oven-Roasted Tofu

Oven-Roasted Tofu

Oven-Roasted Tofu for Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwiches This oven-roasted tofu recipe is adapted from the TLT (Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich) on EatingWell‘s website. Ingredients 14 oz extra-firm tofu, drained and rinsed 1 tsp chipotle peppers with adobo sauce. (Blend the entire contents of the […]

Seared Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette

Seared Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette

Adapted from the Seared Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette recipe on the Food Network website. Seared Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette Ingredients 2 Tbl rice wine vinegar 1/2 Tbl soy sauce 1/2 Tbl freshly-squeezed lime juice 1/2 tsp grated ginger 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 1 […]

Tomato Pie

Tomato Pie

I first had the Tomato Pie at the Chaiwalla Tea House in Salisbury, Connecticut in 1990. Since that day I have tried dozens of Tomato Pie recipes, but none came close – until I found this one. My sister once said, “This is the most delicious […]

Marmitako

Marmitako

Tuna Basque Soup This tuna soup is easy to make and is filled with rich autumn flavors. The ancho peppers give the base depth, on par with a terrific stew. But it is definitely a soup. This recipe is adapted from the Marmitako Soup recipe […]

Moqueca – Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

Moqueca – Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

Cod with Pepper, Cilantro and Coconut Milk This recipe is surprisingly quick to prepare. Don’t limit yourself to using just cod. Any firm white fish can work. Halibut, and swordfish are two obvious options for substitution. This recipe was adapted from the Moqueca – Brazilian Fish […]

Vegetarian Three-Bean Chipotle Chili

Vegetarian Three-Bean Chipotle Chili

Hearty chili with warm, rich flavor We tried at least a dozen vegetarian chili recipes before this one. None even came close to matching the complex flavors and textures of this dish. (To make this recipe gluten-free, just substitute quinoa for the bulgur.) Adapted from the […]

Seared Scallops with Kale over Pasta

Seared Scallops with Kale over Pasta

Scallops with kale and parmesan cheese This recipe is best with a long, thick noodle such as fettuccine, but it’s still terrific with thinner pasta. Adapted from the Seared Scallops with Fettuccine and Kale recipe on the A Food For Thought website. Ingredients 1/3 lb kale, washed […]

Seafood Paella

Seafood Paella

This dish gets an A for presentation This dish is best made leisurely, when you just want to hang around in the kitchen for a while: sipping wine, listening to the radio, surrounded by the smells of the sofrito. The recipe is best when you include the shrimp, scallops and […]

No Pain Lo Mein

No Pain Lo Mein

Asian-style shrimp with noodles and vegetables It’s easy to see why we call this No Pain Lo Mein. This Asian-style shrimp with noodles and vegetables is simple to prepare and delicious to eat. This recipe has fewer calories than traditional lo mein, where the noodles are […]

Seared Tuna with Bok Choy and Noodles

Seared Tuna with Bok Choy and Noodles

Tuna noodle bowl For extra flavor, before slicing the tuna, use one teaspoon miso paste to coat the tuna steak. Then, press a few ginger slices onto the top and bottom of the fish. Marinate in the fridge 30 minutes. Remove ginger before cooking. Adapted from the Seared Tuna with Bok Choy […]

Cod with Curry Sauce and Bok Choy

Cod with Curry Sauce and Bok Choy

A twist on classic Thai flavors This is a great way to use up bok choy from the garden. For this recipe you will need a pan and cover that can go from the stovetop to the oven, and a sheet pan that’s been chilled in refrigerator. Adapted […]

Stir-Fried Rice Noodles with Greens and Eggs

Stir-Fried Rice Noodles with Greens and Eggs

Use kale, bok choy or other hearty greens Of all the recipes in regular rotation at my house, this one is the quickest to prepare, yet it’s so delicious no one will ever know how little work went into its preparation. Adapted from the Stir-Fried […]



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