“I love to feed people, but like you, don’t have time to fuss in the kitchen. I got so many rave reviews about Dinner with a Friend (my March 2009 newsletter recipe) and pleas for more easy dinners to make in a flash…”
A vegetarian health food take on the classic Salvadoran stuffed pastry, Jim’s recipe uses whole wheat flour, tons of vegetables, and tahini — and some cheddar, if you want it.
A mayo-less potato salad that is light (yet substantial), fresh, bright, and delicious, with the baby spinach, cilantro, and the bite of apple cider vinegar.
An easy, easy, easy summer dish around which to build an even easier summer meal. What is Za’atar? It’s a Middle Eastern seasoning mix made from hyssop, Israeli sumac, sesame seeds, etc.
Did you know that the USDA ranks dandelion in the top four green vegetables in overall nutritional value? Or that DEBRA ranks avocados among the most wonderful things on Earth?
o early for tomatoes, zucchini are still expensive, and we aren’t ready for cold salads…. it’s still cool enough to turn on the oven, roast vegetables, and dream of summer!
Buckwheat! You either love it… or you haven’t tried it yet. This Japanese/Russian supergrain cooks quickly, and is packed with flavor. And it marries especially well with chicken.
About five minutes to get into the oven. Gluten-free, grain-free, with the richness of nuts and eggs; and loved by everyone.
Simple and delicious. Beautiful to look at. You feel full, but not too full, and you don’t feel thirsty afterward either!
North African “home food,” ready in 15-30 minutes depending on if you use hard or soft lentils. Gently, warmly spiced.
Dried apricots and dates are the key to these macaroons. They provide sweetness, and also bind the other ingredients. So no need for flour, eggs, or sugar.