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Nourishing Vegetable Broth

Posted on Mar 10th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

No matter the time of year, broth is a perfect food. It's warming. Refreshing. Practical and easy. Plus it's good for gut healing - a bonus! I…

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White Bean and Kale Soup

Posted on Apr 1st, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

I love soup. Any weather. Any reason. I make it happen. This delicious white bean and kale soup just fits the bill. It's a sunshiny spring day.…

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Blueberry Peach Salsa

Posted on May 17th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

As the weather warms up towards summer temperatures, I'm finding myself craving fresh fruits and looking for ways to incorporate them into meals.…

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Orange Honey Carrots with Apricots

Posted on May 20th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

This side dish was inspired by two of my favorite recipes: my grandma's carrot tzimmis and a fancy, involved yet very delicious brisket. Both are…

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Scrap Bag, Or Something for Nothing

Posted on Jul 27th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

Free. Healthy. Make something out of nothing. My Great Depression Era grandmother would be proud. All things that come to mind when I think about…

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Roasted Vegetables with Moroccan Spices

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

I recently made a beautiful Moroccan-inspired dish, chicken with preserved lemons and olives, for my family. However, for my vegan family member,…

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Honeynut Squash with Tahini, Pomegranate, and Pistachios

Posted on Oct 24th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

For me, fall signals pumpkins. But not in a "pumpkin spice" kinda way. When I think pumpkin, I think "winter squash." I love seeing what's available…

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Lemon-Tahini Sauce

Posted on Oct 24th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

Tahini is simply a paste made from sesame seeds, preferably raw. It is common in middle eastern cooking. Lemon-tahini sauce is a very quick and…

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Basil Pesto

Posted on Nov 1st, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

In the midst of a damp, dreary, and cold afternoon, I decided I needed a little burst of sunshine. While it has been getting cooler in TX, a freeze…

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Basic Veggie Soup

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

Sometimes I need something quick and easy for dinner, that is a flexible enough recipe that I can just wing it without an extra trip to the store…

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Roasted Sunchokes with Creamy Lemon Sauce

Posted on Nov 6th, 2017 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

During the early fall growing up in NJ, I remember a raised garden bed at my parents' house that was full of tall stalks dotted with bright yellow…

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Persian Charoset

Posted on Mar 28th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

Charoset is a traditional Passover food used during the seder. It represents the mortar the Jews used to cement the pyramids together during their…

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Almond Lemon Cake

Posted on Apr 18th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

The flavor of lemons and almonds blend well together. This cake incorporates both, in a light and airy dessert that is a subtly sweet finish to a…

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Buttered Radish Salad with Herbs and Sorrel

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 1 Comment

Radishes are one of the quintessential spring veggies. They love the cold, they're crunchy and crisp, have a bit of a bite coming off the chill of…

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Zucchini Leek Fritters

Posted on Sep 12th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

We have been dealing with the Candida demons hardcore in my household. While the results have been great, finding delicious foods that the whole…

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Preserved Lemon-Cilantro Sauce

Posted on Sep 12th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

I was digging through my fridge trying to figure out what I was going to pair these zucchini-leek fritters with, when it hit me: Why not be inspired…

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Honeyed Apple Tarte Tatin

Posted on Sep 13th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 1 Comment

This traditional French dessert gets a Rosh Hashanah spin in this elegant and delicious finale. Apples and honey are classic Rosh Hashanah fare:…

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Sweet Potato Latkes

Posted on Dec 10th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

Hanukkah, or the Festival of Lights, is a minor Jewish holiday. Due to its close proximity on the calendar to Christmas, it gets a lot more attention…

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Fall Persimmon Salad with Ginger Citrus Dressing

Posted on Dec 12th, 2018 - By Amy Spindel - 0 Comments

What better way to celebrate the end of fall than by eating in season? This beautiful salad features flavors from produce readily available this time…

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