How to Make Cauliflower Rice

If you are gluten-free, grain-free, or even just trying to eat less simple carbs, you may already know about this delicious dish. Cauliflower rice is my favorite substitute for a starchy side dish at dinner. It's easy to make and really delicious. … [Read more...]

Easy 3-Ingredient Baked Orzo

Sometimes I wonder if it's redundant of me to put the word "easy" in a recipe title on my blog. I mean, by now, you guys know that I'm all about easy recipes. I just don't do complicated anymore. Once upon a time, before I had kids, I embraced … [Read more...]

Easy Paleo Mayonnaise with a Stick Blender

I'm going to to be honest and tell you that this post almost didn't happen. You see, I was a total flunkie my first few attempts at making homemade mayo. I tried making it with a food processor, with my Blendtec and with a whisk. None of the … [Read more...]

Easy Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Growing up, I thought brussels sprouts were dis.gus.ting. While I'm confessing, I might as well tell you that I didn't like avocados either. Clearly, the first 16 years of my life were an epicurean wasteland. It turns out that my problem … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Tabouleh Recipe

So this whole grain-free thing has been tremendously eye-opening. I'm learning a lot, but you know what my #1 take-away is so far? That cauliflower is the world's most diverse food! Seriously. You can mash it instead of potatoes, you can … [Read more...]

Poached Peach & Chicken Salad Passover Recipe

In the months leading up to Pesach, I often look at my Shabbat table and think to myself, "Wow - look at that. This whole meal, minus the challah, could be served on Passover." Fish or chicken, a quinoa pilaf, and loads of fresh salads. And yet … [Read more...]

Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just a week away, I am delighted to welcome this recipe guest post from the inimitable BusyinBrooklyn.   I just love cranberries. I can't wait until the bags of crimson berries start piling up in stores. One of my favorite ways to … [Read more...]

Jamie Geller’s Accordion Potatoes Passover Recipe

A huge thank you to Joy of Kosher's Jamie Geller for sharing this wonderful recipe for Kosher for Passover Accordion Potatoes. Spuds can never be wrong in my book, but these look especially right! It’s easy to get bored with spuds on Passover. … [Read more...]

Avocado Egg Rolls with Cilantro Cashew Dipping Sauce

SuperBowl Sunday is coming. I know because my sons are counting down the days and regaling me with questions like, "Who do you want to win?!" (To which I respond, "Who's playing again?!") We always get together to watch the game at my friend … [Read more...]

Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is one of my favorite foods - and not just because you can eat it on Pesach! For the uninitiated quinoa (KEEN-wa) is a protein-packed berry, which substitutes nicely for rice or couscous and is perfect in both hot and cold dishes. I make it … [Read more...]