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Parisian Hot Chocolate For Two

Parisian Hot Chocolate For Two

Parisian Hot Chocolate Recipe My favorite breakfast of all is a super fresh, light and crispy croissant served with a small cup of Parisian Hot Chocolate. Unlike French Hot Chocolate, which is typically made with cream or a combination of cream and milk, Parisian Hot […]

Broiled Bluefish Fillet with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise

Broiled Bluefish Fillet with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise

Broiled Bluefish Fillet with Mayonnaise Recipe While bluefish has a reputation for being fishy-tasting and oily, we love it. According to Seafood watch, it’s also a good choice for the environment, and it’s a good source of Omega-3. However, since there are some concerns about […]

Tofu Saag Paneer For One

Tofu Saag Paneer For One

Interesting and easy to prepare vegetarian lunch options are my Holy Grail. Since I work from home, I have access to a full kitchen and don’t to have to worry about packing or reheating. However, I try to limit the time I spend making lunch […]

Thin Crust Pizza in Cast Iron Pizza Pan

Thin Crust Pizza in Cast Iron Pizza Pan

Homemade Pizza in a Cast Iron Pan We’ve tried several thin-crust pizza dough recipes, and many different pizza pans. The Lodge cast iron pizza pan is our favorite. The crust comes out thin and crispy, and it couldn’t be easier to clean. This recipe is […]

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

This vegetable Bibimbap recipe is adapted from Martha Rose Shulman’s recipe in the New York Times. It’s super simple to prepare. If you’re a good multi-tasker, it could take as little as 45 minutes. Ingredients Butternut squash Canola oil 1 Tbl soy sauce 1/2 Tbl […]

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

This Vietnamese sandwich, I recently learned, is traditionally served on Vietnamese bread, which is somewhat similar to a fresh French Baguette. The recipe below is one I adapted from the recipe on the Cooking Light website. Ingredients 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 3/4 Tbl sugar […]

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 […]



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