Roasted Green Beans with Onion Garlic

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Roasted Green Beans are a delicious side dish that's perfect for someone who's eating healthy! You know how I said in my last post that I find myself eating lots of the same foods, turning to old favorites, and keeping my food under my new diet pretty simple? Well then I started to think to myself...maybe some of these old favorites are simple, but who's to say y'all wouldn't enjoy some of these recipes? Well I took an informal poll on Instagram and Facebook, asking if you folks were interested in the recipe for these roasted green beans. Turns out, lots of you wanted it! So tonight I am sharing one of my favorite veggie recipes. And by that I mean, this is how my mother always … [Read more...]

Roasted Jalapeno Dip

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It's funny that I am posting one of my passover recipe hits now, when so many of you have been asking me when I am starting to post recipes for Shavuot. (For those of you who don't know, Shavuot is a Jewish holiday celebrating the Torah. And it's traditional to eat delicious dairy cheesecake! I've got you covered in that area...later in the week! But today I want to share this fabulous dip recipe. I made it on Passover, when I couldn't use many spices (or even the garlic) so I roasted the jalapeno to bring out more flavor. It was an amazing hit, so I knew I would make it again to photograph and post. Well when my awesome friend BL told me she was coming as a Shabbat guest, I … [Read more...]

Garlic Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Basil and a Review and Giveaway of The No Potato Passover

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With Passover coming, everyone I know is scrambling for recipes and ideas. I don't know about you, but when I think Passover, I think potatoes. And when I think of the day after Passover, I think about being intensely sick and tired of potatoes. And that's why I think everyone celebrating passover can appreciate The No Potato Passover by Aviva Kanoff. Read what I thought of it, then enter below for one of two chances to win a copy! At a First Glance: First I was all, "no way I want to go through an entire Passover without a potato." But as I read through the cookbook, I was impressed with the idea. Sure I'm going to eat potatoes. But this book has some refreshing ideas of recipes that … [Read more...]

Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps

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Hey everyone, remember when my blog friend Tali from More Quiche, Please guest posted for me over the summer when my sister got married? Well now I got to repay the favor! I made my favorite vegetables in the world, and I talk all about them on Tali's Blog. So go check out my absolutely amazing Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps, and have a peek around her blog. Tell her I say hi!   Hope you love this awesome recipe folks! Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to enter my giveaway- a copy of Decorating Cookies by Bridget Edwards! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Basil Potato Salad


Are you sick of hearing about Passover/Pesach yet? Well bad news folks, Passover is not for another week, so y0u've got another two weeks of hearing about my Passover cooking. On the other hand, if you think it's bad, imagine what kind of separation anxiety I am feeling for my best friend, er, I mean my Kitchen Aid. I've been searching the web for interesting Passover recipe ideas, and I definitely am not coming up short. There's a plethora of recipes out there, each one out-doing the next in terms of creativity and non-passover-like qualities. But I think the best Passover recipes are the simple things, the ones you can make by default, because they happen not to contain any grains. (Such … [Read more...]