Vegan Beet and Carrot Salad w/ Horseradish Vinaigrette

Raw, vegan and delicious

  If you have a mandolin, this is the perfect dish with which to use it. If not, simply slice the beets and carrots as thinly as possible. I wouldn't recommend using a grater because the beets and carrots are then too finely shredded and the dish becomes more of a slaw-- losing significant crunch-appeal. Vinaigrette 2 tbs ...

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Savory Neapolitan Bread Pudding

Because we all need one more way to eat pizza... 2 cups whole milk 4 eggs 1/3 cup good quality grated Parmesan 1/2 bunch basil (chopped) 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 ciabatta loaf (cubed) 2 cups shredded mozzarella Pizza sauce Any other pizza toppings you like (pepperoni, small diced green pepper, chopped spinach, onion...) Whisk the milk, eggs, Parmesan, basil, garlic powder and ...

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Savory Morning Oatcake

Aside from pork rinds filled with pimento cheese, this is my go-to breakfast. I have no sweet tooth so never really got into oatmeal, until I read a blurb in a magazine about Cameron Diaz eating savory oatmeal cakes for breakfast. It was like a light switch flipped on and I was all, "Hells yeah, ...

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Healthy (?) Kentucky Hot Brown

Yes, it's true-- healthier than the traditional Hot Brown and SUCH a surprisingly terrific  summer dinner recipe! Plus, it's easy. Using a summer tomato you've grown in the garden or bought from farmers' market will make this dish sing. 1 French boule-- round bakery, crusty bread, sliced into six, 1" slices (you will have extra) 3 cups cooked ...

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#1 New England Clam Chowder

I have been missing my friends in Boston. Which inevitably makes me think of the food we used to eat together on the Cape. We grew up on a rotating summer diet of steamer clams (straight up, steamed with butter), lobster (steamed, grilled, stuffed, rolled and bisqued), scallops (directly off the boat, done sashimi style ...

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Tandoori Roasted Whole Cauliflower

This was sooo good! Taking time to marinate is important (1-8 hours.) If you like a toasty caramelization, break the cauliflower into florets before roasting. 1 head cauliflower 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup Tandoori or red curry paste 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1) Trim the leaves and any stalk off the cauliflower so that it sits flat. Bring ...

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Post Weekend Detox Juice

Why is it so easy to over-indulge on the weekends? Friday night is pizza night here at our house (which means cold pizza Saturday mornings), Saturday nights are our 'date night' (this Saturday was a particularly well attended and enthusiastic neighborhood progressive dinner party-- tables laden with delicious  appetizers, cheeses and creamy dips, huge, shiny ...

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Kitchen Sink Juice

Serves 2 (large glasses) Run through a juicer: 3 large carrots 3 dark green celery stalks 1 lime 6 leaves kale (dipped in boiling water for 3 seconds) Florets from 1/2 head broccoli (dipped in boiling water for 5 seconds) 1/2 head cilantro 3" piece fresh ginger root 1 large cucumber 2 Granny Smith apples Fill 2 glasses 1/4 full with frozen blueberries and pour over ...

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Chawan Mushi (savory Japanese custard)

The idea of this dish intrigued me. A custard made without sugar, cream or dairy? Savory and full of umami-- it is delicious! Because of the texture, it's not for everyone, but I ADORE it : ) 4 shiitakes, sliced 2 green onions, sliced 12 oz fresh, raw salmon, skin removed, cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons ...

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Green Zinger

Inspired by my friend, Amy I have started 'juicing'. In this case, I am referring to drinking copious amounts of liquified fruits and vegetables, not the other kind of 'juicing', which Lance Armstrong knows way more about. I took the leap and bought a Breville (Bed Bath & Beyond with a 20% off coupon-- winning!) and ...

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