Posts tagged vegetarian recipe
This Roasted Carrot Soup Transports You Into Monet's Garden {RECIPE}

Impressionist painter Claude Monet's cook, Marguerite, used carrots grown in the Monet home garden within many of the dishes served at the artist's dining table. Since discovering the cookbook Monet's Palate, I made a recent jaunt to my local farmers' market, gathering handfuls of carrots to make this soup.

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Not Your Usual Avocado Toast

Avocado toasts have received much attention over the past year. Even fine dining restaurants have them on the menu. What’s the big deal with putting avocado on bread anyway? Well, I happen to think the avocado is one of the best things to eat since, well... avocado on toast. Perhaps it’s because you can create many different versions using a wide variation of ingredients.

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Homemade Veggie Tamales

The holiday season in Los Angeles means tamales are made by grandmas, mothers, daughters, and sometimes the entire family. Living near a Mexican mercado, the masa and corn husks are displayed in abundance, as the time to bring family together means putting tamales on the table. 

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Quinoa + Veggie Salad: Healthy Eating Made To Go

When I'm hungry and want a quick bite, I take a look in the fridge and pantry to see what I can put together quickly. Easily done when at home, but most of the time I'm driving around the city, finding the quickest shortcut to avoid traffic while running errands, fitting in a workout in the gym, picking up kids from school. Oh, and that day job. Somewhere in the day I do have to work too. 

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Long Life Noodles with Garlic, Ginger & Sesame

Chinese noodles are symbolic of a long life during the Lunar New Year celebration. This inspired me to make garlic noodles with some fresh Asian veggies. I used Melissa's brand fresh Chinese noodles and Asian vegetables to make this special recipe. I love a rich, creamy sesame sauce mingled with lots of finely chopped garlic sticking to the long noodles. I want it gingery, garlicky and loaded with flavor. 

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Spicy Love Affair

I know to feed my lover. It's true--- love is shown through cooking, and preparing a meal is giving love. I've poured out my full heart to overflow his cup, ladle, plate and bowl. He loves my cooking at home, sometimes more than dining out, which is a high compliment coming from a professional food critic.

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My Little Romance with Romanesco

It is winter here in California. We have perfectly warm and sunny beach days that make people in colder climates jealous. As the last week of December goes by, a day of heat changes into crisp cool weather and back again. Then a spell of wind comes along and brings out the sparkle in everything.

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