My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
Stuffed Cabbage Pockets

Stuffed Cabbage Pockets

But my grandma makes her dolma with cabbage leaves, and boy. I know that I really love cabbage and I wanted everyone else to love it too
Turkey Vegetable Fried Rice

Turkey Vegetable Fried Rice

My life has settled down into a nice little routine that I’ve been greatly appreciative of. After that I get ready, go to work, come home, make dinner and then hang out with my husband and research, read or write a post
Vegetable Tian

Vegetable Tian

This is a very easy side dish and a great way to make your vegetables a bit more interesting. Serves 3-4 people (you can add or take away vegetables to make the serving fit you)2 Tbs olive oil1 large onion, sliced2 cloves garlic, minced1-2 potatoes, sliced (no need to peel) -ours were tiny so we used lots1 zucchini 3 large tomatoesOther vegetables of choice - we used some red bell pepper and mushrooms
“Zoodles” Raw Salad

“Zoodles” Raw Salad

I bought a new mandolin slicer a few weeks ago, and it’s been a fantastic tool for my kitchen. But the spiral slicer that I picked up from Bed Bath & Beyond
Today’s Lean Lunch: Zucchini Noodles

Today’s Lean Lunch: Zucchini Noodles

As a model I need to take good care of my body. I work out, surround myself with people that I love, keep stress low, sleep well, drink enough water and I especially eat well
Raw Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto

When it comes to “cooking” raw, we have to toe the line with food just a little bit. Nope, this recipe isn’t really pasta, but it’s not really salad either
Cauliflower Vegan Bolognese

Cauliflower Vegan Bolognese

I received my new spiralizer last week and was so excited to use it and make myself some beautiful zucchini noodles
Summer Squash Noodle Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Summer Squash Noodle Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Not just “Oh I’m eating my vegetables and these aren’t too bad” good. Don’t take my word for it. 95, it was one of my best kitchen purchases in a long time. 95, it was one of my best kitchen purchases in a long time
Lightly cooked zucchini noodles with a tomato basil sauce

Lightly cooked zucchini noodles with a tomato basil sauce

In my zucchini noodle experiments to date, I have used the noodles fresh and raw. This post isn't Anzac-related, but today is the day for remembering and honouring the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

Vegan Raw Marinara with Zucchini Noodles

I probably love noodles more than I should. I definitely don’t buy into the whole good carb/bad carb thing completely, but I obviously think that the more green stuff you eat, the better you’ll feel
Bored With The Same Old Side Dishes?

Bored With The Same Old Side Dishes?

Creamy Yucca Soup (watchhatchfly. Are you bored with the same old side dishes for your evening meal. Its time to give your sides an update

Marinated Zucchini "Pasta" Salad

Last week on my birthday, my mom and I ventured to Santa Monica for hot yoga, followed by a delightful lunch at Planet Raw
Zucchini Noodles With Broccoli Pesto

Zucchini Noodles With Broccoli Pesto

My hubby and I are headed to Omaha for the Darius Rucker concert, yay. To make the noodles, I simply cut the ends of the zucchini and used my potato peeler to shave thin slices off the zucchini until I got to the core
Dairy-free Pesto with Spirali

Dairy-free Pesto with Spirali

Serves 411 oz new potatoes, cubed5 oz/1 cup fine green beans, cut into thirds8oz broccoli florets13 oz/3 cups dried spirali pasta2 tomatoes, seeded and diced1 oz/ 1/4 cup pine nuts, toastedsalt and freshly ground pepperFor the pesto(This is my go to recipe when I need a great lighter version of a pesto recipe

Vegetable Sizzlers

Vegetable Sizzlers . Ingredients. 1. 5 cups broccoli florets. 1/2 cup red capsicum cut into cubed. 1/2 cup yellow capsicum cubed
Italian Sausage & Veggie Stir-Fry

Italian Sausage & Veggie Stir-Fry

This is a simple, quick and easy meal we had a while ago. Take your favorite Italian-style sausage and some veggies you like and they come together to form a delicious meal

Kale and Carrots Stirfry

My julienne peeler is perfect for peeling carrots. Generally, my stir fries contain baby bok choy or broccoli but kale tastes really nice with the oyster sauce
Eggplant Lasagna Medley

Eggplant Lasagna Medley

Eggplant Lasagna Medley1 baby white eggplant1 baby graffiti eggplant2 cups mushroom mix (I used baby bella, shiitake, oyster)Marinara 1/2 red bell pepper2 tomatoes1/2  cup sun dried tomatoes (soaked and chopped)1/2 zucchini2 Tbsp olive oil1/2  tsp sea salt1 clove garlic, crushedpinch cayenne1 tsp oregano, driedsalt and pepper to tastebasil, freshparsley, freshblack olives, sun dried (opt)1/2 avocadoCheese 1 cups cashews  2 Tbsp pine nuts1 cup macadamia nuts (or your own variation)1 Tbsp olive oil1 Tbsp lemon juice1 Tbsp Italian herbs1 clove garlic, crushed1/4  cup water (as needed)sea saltMushrooms- mariate in olive oil and nama shoyuEggplant - Peel and then slice thin lengthwise by hand with peeler or use mandoline -----Soak in warm salt water for 2 hours - Rinse and drainMarinara In food processor blend all ingredients until creamyCheeseIn food processor, mix all ingredients until creamy