Dinner

VEGAN SUSHI BOWL

It’s fresh, spicy, sweet, salty and incredibly versatile; just sub your favorite sushi fillings to make your own customized sushi bowl. Better yet, this meal can be made in just about 30 minutes for a delicious and healthy week night meal. The first thing to realise is that “sushi” doesn’t mean “raw fish”. It actually […]

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Dinner | Pasta

GARLIC WHITE WINE PASTA

Italian pasta simply comes to life when paired with its national soulmate, Italian wine. When it comes to choosing the perfect wine and pasta match, your choice in color and weight of the wine should be guided by the flavors and ingredients in the pasta – what’s in the sauce, whether the cheese is pungent and […]

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Greek Stuffed Eggplant

If you enjoy Greek food and want to learn how to prepare it, this greek stuffed eggplant will be a treat for you.  If you’re of Greek heritage, see how this recipe compares to the family recipes shared by your relatives. INGREDIENTS: 6 small eggplants (6-7 inches long each) 2 cloves garlic (minced; if garlic […]

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Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette has the dressing that comes together in one minute in a blender or food processor and tastes like a beautiful basil bomb exploded in your mouth. If you want to add protein but still keep it light and vegetarian, grilled tofu or tempeh is great. INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, trimmed […]

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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

These Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts are roasted at a high temp so that wonderful caramelization develops and they’re so fast and easy to make. Halfway through baking, flip them over and drizzle with balsamic glaze or balsamic reduction and a pinch of brown sugar to boost the caramelization factor. A balsamic glaze or reduction is simply […]

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Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds baby Dutch yellow potatoes, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tsp Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tsp salt, or to taste one teaspoon pepper, or to taste 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 400F, line a baking sheet or line with aluminum […]

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TABBOULEH

Finely chopped fresh parsley and mint are bathed in fruity extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice in this classic Middle Eastern appetizer. Ingredients 3 cups packed parsley leaves, roughly chopped 1 1⁄2 cups packed mint leaves, roughly chopped 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice 1tbsp. pomegranate molasses 1⁄2 tsp. ground allspice 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon […]

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Seared Baby Eggplant with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Ingredients Basil Oil 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup olive oil Eggplant 3 baby eggplants (1 lb.), sliced into 30 1/2-inch-thick rounds 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, halved, white and light green parts cut into half-moons 4 Tbs. white wine vinegar, divided 1 6-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, sliced into 6 rounds […]

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Broccoli Meatballs with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Meatballs 4 cups broccoli florets (1 large head) 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 large eggs Garlic-Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs. olive oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 […]

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