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Good falafel is hard to find. I have found many a falafel to be overly dry; a rather disappointing experience that no doubt gives this spectacular food a bad rep. When you can’t find what you want, make it yourself. Happy as can be, I stumbled across a food blog, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Oh how I love these sweet little potato dumplings. Gnocchi isn’t terribly difficult to make, it just takes some time. A little olive oil (or butter!) and some herbs finishes them off nicely. Working with the dough can get a little sticky; just keep your hands floured and everything will be okay. To be honest, […]

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Tasty Baked Tofu {+ Lemony Kale)

Throw out all your preconceived notions of tofu, and give this guy another chance. Marinated and baked, tofu can be flavorful and seriously satisfying. Baking slightly dries out the tofu pieces giving them a rather meaty and chewy texture. Soy is packed with high quality protein and these tofu pieces are sure to fill you up […]

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Salad Nicoise

Pronounced “knee-swah”, this French salad is not your typical light fare. Salad Nicoise is a mixture of tomatoes, green beans, onions, olives, tuna, hard boiled egg and potatoes tossed in a vinaigrette and placed over salad greens. The potatoes, tuna and hard boiled egg give this salad a nice heartiness. Paired with a little homemade rosemary focaccia and you’ve […]

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Salmon with a Raspberry Balsamic Reduction

Salmon is my favorite fish by far. In addition to its heart healthy fat profile and its beautiful orange color, Salmon is a mighty fish, able to swim hundreds of miles upstream fighting against strong currents. Its strength makes me feel strong. The majority of the Salmon you find at supermarkets and grocery stores is […]

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Vegetable Coconut Curry

Curry dishes come in many forms and are very common in India as well as in several Southeast Asian countries. Curry powders are typically used in Indian dishes, whereas curry pastes are more Thai, and the two really are not interchangeable when it comes to cooking with a recipe. My favorite curry dish is Thai […]

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