Posts Tagged: healthy

Rosemary Lemon Buckwheat Cookies
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Rosemary Lemon Buckwheat Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Some recipes take a long time to work out.  I make them over and over adjusting the amounts of this or that.  This cookie recipe turned out well on the first try!  I recently developed a strong craving for a

Rosemary Lemon Buckwheat Cookies
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Rosemary Lemon Buckwheat Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Some recipes take a long time to work out.  I make them over and over adjusting the amounts of this or that.  This cookie recipe turned out well on the first try!  I recently developed a strong craving for a

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Poppy Seeds
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Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon- For the Spring!

One of my best college friends had a job as the reservationist at Union Square Cafe when we first graduated from college.  At the time, it was very hard to get a reservation at Union Square Cafe, so they were lucky

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Poppy Seeds
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Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon- For the Spring!

One of my best college friends had a job as the reservationist at Union Square Cafe when we first graduated from college.  At the time, it was very hard to get a reservation at Union Square Cafe, so they were lucky

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Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

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Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce

As I have mentioned before, I am not much of a deep fry cook.  I like deep-fried food, but I leave it to the experts.   The food that I deep fry ends up burnt on the outside and raw

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce

As I have mentioned before, I am not much of a deep fry cook.  I like deep-fried food, but I leave it to the experts.   The food that I deep fry ends up burnt on the outside and raw

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

Ven Pongal http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/rice-and-moong-dal-pudding-with-black-pepper-cumin-and-ginger-ven-pongal/
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Rice and Moong Dal Pudding with Black Pepper, Cumin and Ginger (Ven Pongal)

This is one of the most comforting, simple and healthful foods I have ever eaten.  The rice and split moong beans are cooked until they are very soft and pudding like in consistency.  The flavour comes from ghee flavoured with

Ven Pongal http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/rice-and-moong-dal-pudding-with-black-pepper-cumin-and-ginger-ven-pongal/
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Rice and Moong Dal Pudding with Black Pepper, Cumin and Ginger (Ven Pongal)

This is one of the most comforting, simple and healthful foods I have ever eaten.  The rice and split moong beans are cooked until they are very soft and pudding like in consistency.  The flavour comes from ghee flavoured with

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/roasted-brussel-sprouts-with-kim-chee-sauce/
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

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Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these

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Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these