Curried Chick Peas in Tomato Sauce

Have you ever had one of those days where time got away from you and you just didn’t get it all done? Suddenly you realized it’s dinnertime and you 1) didn’t have anything planned, 2) had already used up your grilled chicken from the fridge, and worst of all 3) hadn’t had time to make […]

Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

I’ve always loved different flavor and texture combinations in my meals. Sweet and savory, salty and spicy, crunchy and creamy. They’re all so good! So naturally when The Kid found pomegranates at last on a trip to Trader Joe’s, I immediately had plans for it. One of the great Middle Eastern flavor combinations is tahini, […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]

Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

I remember growing up and waiting at the local Chinese take out place for dinner. We lived near a hole in the wall place where you walked in and there was a glass counter way in the back. There were a few tables and chairs, but it was mostly take out. They wrote your order […]

Pasta With Vodka Cream Sauce

One of my favorite Italian dishes is pasta with a warm tomato cream sauce. Tomatoes make the sauce chunky and the cream helps it stick to the pasta noodles to get you all the goodness in each bite. I love it even more if there is just a hint of spiciness to it to give […]