Chicken Packets with Spinach and Peppers {Guest Post}

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 Chicken Packets with Spinach and Peppers are an easy-to-make, family-friendly recipe that's healthy too! Over the next couple of months, as I race to finish my cookbook and get it out to you, you'll be seeing a couple more guest posts than usual, as my foodie friends step in to share recipes with you while I'm busy! Today's post is from Daniella Silver. You probably don't know her name, but you're about to. Daniella's new cookbook The Silver Platter, is due for release on May 6th. Here's the story behind the story: Daniella and I first met two years ago through Norene Gilletz, who has partnered with her on this cookbook. When Norene told me that Daniella was working on her first … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy BBQ Tofu

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This Quick and Easy BBQ Tofu recipe is flavorful, easy to make and healthy! This post is sponsored by The Soyfoods Association of North America. Thank you for supporting the brands I love that help make this blog possible. ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Did you know that April is National Soyfoods Month? Well, I didn't either until recently, but I have to say, I find it very appropriate because after Passover, when people have spent the week eating (too much) chicken and meat, it's good to have some lightened up, healthful meals featuring … [Read more...]

Doughless Potato Knishes for Passover

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Easy to make and freezer-friendly, these doughless potato knishes for Passover are a great, family-friendly side dish! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** I can't believe I'm finally sharing this recipe here. It's a Passover staple in my family. Partly because these gluten-free knishes are so delicious, partly because they can be made ahead and frozen, and partly because they'are kinda different from the other potatoes we eat all week. But here's the thing. First, I totally didn't think you guys would want this recipe. It's not exactly a new … [Read more...]

Thai Marinated London Broil

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This quick-and-easy Thai Marinated London Broil recipe is going to become your new favorite! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Everywhere I go, I keep hearing people talk about Passover recipes, but can I just say that I am not ready yet! I hate this time of year. Pesach is in a month but the grocery stores are already clearing  the crackers, cookies and cereals off the shelves. Can't we have another week or two of eating normally before we inflict the deprivation on ourselves? Ok, I'll get off of my soapbox now, but I am not ready to start … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken and Grapefruit Salad

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Grilled Chicken and Grapefruit Salad is loaded with savory, tart and sweet flavors - making the perfect healthy meal! It's time to talk about grapefruits, guys. You all know I have my favorites when it comes to food, and grapefruits is top of the list. If it's winter, you're pretty much guaranteed to find a grapefruit or three in my refrigerator. That's why I'm super excited to tell you all about Florida Grapefruits. I could tell you all kinds of useful things about grapefruits from Florida. Like how they are at their sweetest and most juicy just when other fruits are out of season - between the months of January and March. I could also tell you about how grapefruits make a really … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies {Without Butter or Margarine}

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Chewy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are delicious - without any butter or margarine!) ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** What is it about a snow storm that makes people want to bake cookies? I dunno, but there's definitely something about that. In anticipation, I planned to post this recipe yesterday. I figured that with the Northeast all snowed in under a "blizzard of the century," you'd all be baking cookies, and would appreciate a new one to try. Well, turns out that the entire world (or so it seems) was baking cookies, but … [Read more...]

Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup (Guest Post)

Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup

Your kids' favorite supper - made easily at home: Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** I'm so excited to bring you a guest post today from my friend Chayie Schlisselfeld.  You may not know this, but in addition to taking photos for my own blog, I'm a freelance food photographer - I take photos of food for various uses, from commercial (advertising and packaging) to editorial (magazines and cookbooks). My favorite photography client is Chayie, who writes a recipe column in Ami Magazine (yep, that's the one I … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Tomato Soup

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Thick, filling and hearty, this Butternut Squash Tomato soup is great winter comfort food.  ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Looking to start 2015 off with some healthy recipes? Looking for warm, comforting recipes to get you through the cold winter? Looking for easy recipes that taste great? Love soups of any sort? If you answered yes to any of these questions, I'm here with your new favorite recipe: Butternut Squash Tomato Soup. So, we've been through this before: I. Love. Soups. I know it's not a new story, which is why it's … [Read more...]

Air Fried French Fries and an Air Fryer Review and Giveaway

Air Fryer Review: Air Fried French Fries

Air Fryer Review - can fat free french fries taste as good as the real kind? ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Scroll to the end of the post for a giveaway! I first heard about the concept of an air fryer a couple of months ago, and was kinda intrigued. But as Hanukkah approached, and frying is weighing (hehe, excuse the pun) on people's minds, loads and loads of my more health conscious readers have been asking what I thought of air fryers. Do they work? Is air-fried food as good as fat-fried food? Well I couldn't answer these questions … [Read more...]

Mongolian Beef + Secret Restaurant Recipes Review and Giveaway!

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 Mongolian Beef is an easy and delicious restaurant style dish that you can make at home thanks to a great new cookbook, Secret Restaurant Recipes. I'm so excited to bring you an in-depth review of this amazing new book: Secret Restaurant Recipes by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek - and I'm giving one lucky reader a chance to win their own copy! Scroll down past the review and recipe for the giveaway.  Years ago, when Leah Schapira and I were just getting to know each other, one of our first conversations ever was about getting restaurant recipes. I told her that a local pizza shop makes a great techinah sauce - and she told me to beg for the recipe. And ever since then, I knew she has … [Read more...]