While trying to stay away from sugar as much as possible, I have found Coconut Milk to be a fabulous condiment to use in my recipes. There’s only 1g of sugar in the Trader Joe’s coconut milk that I use and it has a sweet, subtle coconut flavor that goes really well with a whole bunch of things! I have been using it for making … Read more I’ve Turned into a Coconut Lover, Milk that is…
I have to admit, the carnivore in me craves a piece of roasted meat now and again. And since I don’t indulge that often, when I do, it requires a high quality piece of meat. To satisfy this craving, I opted for a Lemon-Basil Rack of Lamb. And of course, I also needed something worthy of pairing with my lamb, so I created a Shaved Brussels Sprouts and … Read more My Favorite Dinner of the Week!
One of the first cooking endeavors I tried in my late teens was making “Stuffed Cabbage.” I remember it clearly because at the time I didn’t know what a garlic clove was in relation to a head of garlic. Yep, you guessed it! I used the whole head in making my dish and whoa was it garlicky! It was my first attempt at a “start from scratch” meal … Read more Forget the Hassle of Rolling and Make this Simple Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage!
I am honoring Sara Moulton this month, cooking recipes out of her “Everyday Family Dinners” cookbook. I met Sara several years ago while attending her cooking class. At the time, I took home this cookbook thinking it looked intriguing. I had been cooking out of her “Sara Moulton Cooks at Home” book for several years and really loved her recipes. Unfortunately, as is the case with many others, … Read more A Unique and Tasty Salad with an Asian Twist
Sautéing or wok frying fresh vegetables is one of the best ways to bring out their best flavor while keeping their nutrients intact. With a drizzle of lemon-tahini dressing served over a bed of whole grains, this meal is immensely satisfying! I used red quinoa and brown rice for the grain mixture. It was made super easy by using Trader Joe’s frozen organic brown rice … Read more Whole Grains and Fresh Vegetables make a Satisfying Meal