Archive for the Food Category

Chocolate Brownie Faux-co-roons

Passover is just around the corner, and that always makes me think of macaroons! A few years ago I recreated my favorite macaroon since I wanted a healthier version of a seasonal childhood treat that wasn’t going to cost me an arm and a leg. A reader recently asked me

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Katchumber (raw Indian salad)

It’s summer time, and that always makes me think of tomatoes and cucumbers (and all the other wonderfully delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables). And in the spirit of summer, I created a quick and easy katchumber to make use of the season’s abundance. Usually when I make this

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Phul Gobhi (Curried Cauliflower)

It’s been a while since I posted a recipe, and this one has been a favorite of mine since I started eating (and cooking) Indian food. I love cauliflower–you can make it so many ways! Mashed, riced, roasted, sautéed…I love them all, but my favorite

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21DSD Sugar and Sweetener-Free Lactation Cookies

In a previous post, I wrote about my Real Food Pregnancy, which changed dramatically from my first pregnancy in 2006. One of the things that changed most was my desire to be a nutrient-seeker–actively looking to include foods in my daily eating habits that would

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Ginger Chai

This post is for my dear friend Brandy who says that my chai is the best she’s ever had! Chai (which just means tea) is the quintessential Indian beverage and one of my favorite things to drink. Most of the time, what you are drinking

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Pad Kra Praw (Thai basil chicken)

Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines, but I had only tried it once before I started dating my husband (and it was not love at first taste). Perhaps I didn’t know what to order, or perhaps the restaurant wasn’t very good. All I

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Spicy Kale with Toasted Coconut

I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables, especially the super-nutrient-dense ones like kale. It is a cruciferous vegetable related to cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, and its dark green leaves are full of vitamin K1, carotenoids, and calcium. Kale is considered a super food because

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No Time to Cook? Roast Your Veggies!

My latest post on the 21-Day Sugar Detox blog is all about roasting vegetables. This post was inspired by a client I’m coaching who wanted to work more vegetables into her diet. I suggested roasting vegetables, which is both time-saving and delicious! If you’re wondering how

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Tummy Healing Chicken Soup

When I was growing up, whenever I wasn’t feeling well my mom would make me chicken noodle soup. Okay, actually she would open a can of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup, but the thought was the same–chicken soup feeds the body and the soul, right? I

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Caribbean Coconut Rice and Beans

Way back when I was a high school English teacher, the school I taught at performed a Caribbean-inspired musical called Once On This Island, and included in the program was a recipe for Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Caribbean Rice and Beans. Both recipes became instant favorites, especially as I tweaked

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