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Superfoods:  Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Superfoods: Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This delicious blend of superfoods tastes refreshingly sweet and thick.  Think pink with a tinge of orange. Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie 2 large servings 1/2 cup coconut water 1/2 cup lowfat pomegranate kefi... Read more
Vegetarian Main Dish for Thanksgiving: Baked Risotto with Spinach and Cremini Mushrooms

Vegetarian Main Dish for Thanksgiving: Baked Risotto with Spinach and Cremini Mushrooms

Perfect risotto without having to stir it for 30 minutes straight!  This is a wonderful version, adapted from my friend Debbie Lehrich's recipe.  Even my husband, who doesn't normally like risotto much, had three helpings!  Try this as a vegetarian main dish for Thanksgiv... Read more
Kale Balls with Creamy Dill Dip:  Healthy Appetizers

Kale Balls with Creamy Dill Dip: Healthy Appetizers

                Kale Balls with Creamy Dill Dip Prep (15 min.) + Bake (20 min.) 4 servings, 5 balls each I started seeing frozen spinach and kale balls (like meatballs but with greens... Read more
Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans

Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans

                Your family will enjoy the fall flavors in this healthy warm sweet potato salad. Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans Prep (20 minutes) + Cook (... Read more
Raw Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

I learned about the concept of using long strips of raw zucchini instead of pasta for a healthier alternative from my friend Jenny Lim. When 14-year-old Celia heard about how I planned to “ruin” dinner she was more than skeptical, but she amazed herself with how much she enjoyed the zucc... Read more
Pasta Salad with Roasted Summer Vegetables and Fresh Mozzarella

Pasta Salad with Roasted Summer Vegetables and Fresh Mozzarella

                           

I got the most beautiful orange and yellow peppers from my farm sha... Read more

Healthy Smoothie Recipe: Cucumber Lime Elation Smoothie

Healthy Smoothie Recipe: Cucumber Lime Elation Smoothie

                       

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We Got the Beet Soup

We Got the Beet Soup

My dear friend Jessica Honigberg, whose daughter Clara is a vegetarian like Celia, told me about a beet and potato soup she had made that Clara loved. When my CSA delivered beets and potatoes that same week, I had to try making my own version. The whole family was mighty surprised by the deep pink... Read more
Israeli Salad with Tahini Lemon Dressing

Israeli Salad with Tahini Lemon Dressing

                          An Eggland's Best Recipe Contest Finalist!!   When my family traveled in Israel last year, we were astounded by the endless array of beaut... Read more

Light and Crunchy Broccoli Salad

My family loves broccoli and I've been tempted to buy and prepare it by the beautiful green heads at the farmer's market lately. I even planted some in our vegetable garden but so far it doesn't look like it's going to grow into anything substantial before the first frost. I've been roasting and steaming our broccoli lately, but this weekend I decided to make a cold broccoli salad. Traditional bro... Read more