Sumac Chicken with Meyer Lemons

Roast Chicken infused with Meyer lemons and Sumac brings me back home to my dad's way of cooking -simple and rustic with Middle Eastern flavors. Plump, juicy, and flavorful, this chicken is delicious served alongside simple basmati rice and a leafy green salad. ...more

Falafel Burgers with Tzatziki

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White Miso Black Cod

The secret to this mouth watering recipe is the fish. Black cod, sometimes called Sable fish is a rich buttery fish that marries perfectly with the marinade of white miso paste, mirin and sake. You could stop there and serve it with a side of veggies, and be perfectly content and satisfied ....more

Cardamom Latte Panna Cotta

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Matcha Green Tea and Pineapple Smoothie

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Easy Beet Sour Kraut

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Thai Yam Soup with Lemongrass and Ginger

We are kept from our goal, not by our obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal. Robert Brult It never ceases to amaze me, how simple ingredients can come together to create something wonderfully flavorful and complex. Yams, believe it or not are the star of this soup ....more

Brussel Sprout Hash w/ Soft Poached Eggs and Aleppo Chili Pepper

Start your morning off deliciously with this hearty, flavorful breakfast --Brussel Sprout Bacon Hash topped with soft pillowy poached eggs, sprinkled with my new favorite spice, Aleppo Chili Pepper. This can easily be made vegetarian by leaving out the bacon of course. And if you can't track down the aleppo pepper right away, use chili flakes for now ....more

Roasted Chipotle Wings with Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Oven roasted, crispy, smokey, chipotle rubbed chicken wings are on the menu this Superbowl Sunday. Served with a cool refreshing cilantro sauce, they are flavorful and delicious, and surprisingly simple to make. Make the rub, rub them down,and place them in a hot oven for 30 minutes, and while they are roasting, whip up the flavorful sauce ....more

Sesame Soba Noodle Soup with Shiitakes, Snap peas and Tofu

Whatever you accept completely will take you to peace. Eckhart Tolle This easy recipe for Soba Noodle Soup with snow peas, shiitake mushrooms and kale accomplishes two things - dinner, in a very short time, and much needed refrigerator cleansing. Often when it comes to dinner, I'll grab everything in the fridge that needs to be used up "right now" and set them on the counter, and ask myself- what can I make with these ingredients, without going to the store ....more