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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

2023-10-05T12:04:50-04:00October 5th, 2023|Categories: Cooking Light, Gluten Free, Sukkot, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , |

Spaghetti squash is known as a vibrant fall/winter vegetable, but it really is a fruit.  Botanically speaking, spaghetti squash as well as other squashes such as pumpkin and zucchini are fruit since they develop from flowers and contain seeds.  However, from a culinary point of view, spaghetti squash is treated as a vegetable in its [...]

Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés

2023-03-22T11:09:15-04:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Cooking Light, Food Columns, Passover, Vegetarian|

My mini omelet soufflés can be enjoyed year-round.  Since the ingredients for these mini omelet soufflés are Passover friendly, here they are again. They are low fat, low calorie, vegetarian, healthy, yet tasty and indulgent.  And…they are Kosher for Passover! Enjoy these for breakfast or brunch. Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés ¼ cup red onion, [...]

Veggie Burgers

2022-05-02T14:11:21-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Pasta, Rice, Grains, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

Here’s a great recipe for veggie burgers.  Composed of healthy veggies, grains, and beans, these burgers are sure to please the vegetarians.   Tasty, wholesome, and filling burgers, the meat eaters may come around and enjoy one of these as well.  I like to serve my veggie burgers on my homemade buns with curly lettuce, tomatoes, [...]

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

2020-02-27T15:17:59-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , |

As I write this column it is late January of the New Year and the new decade.   Many of us have made some New Year’s resolutions that are still intact. Among the top resolutions is—no surprise here—eating healthy.  If you’re still in healthy eating mode for 2020, then this recipe for baked spaghetti squash is [...]

Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Stacks

2024-05-31T09:37:11-04:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Cooking Light, Dairy, Food Columns, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: |

I love ratatouille, a classic vegetable stew hailing from the Provencal region of southern France near the Mediterranean Sea. To make these colorful and healthy veggie stacks, I used many of the seasonal vegetables and flavorings you would find in a ratatouille—eggplant, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and onions, infused with olive oil and fragrant with garlic [...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

2024-05-15T13:36:04-04:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Cooking Light, Dairy, Food Columns, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: |

Recipes for cauliflower crust pizza have been trending.  They’ve appeared in magazines, on TV cooking shows, and on social media.  I’ve lost track of all the cauliflower crust pizza posts on my Instagram feed.  I must confess, I was skeptical.  Cauliflower crust pizza?  Really? No way it can compete with the crusty, high octane carb [...]

Pasta Primavera

2024-04-30T18:54:41-04:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Pasta, Rice, Grains, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

“Pasta primavera” is Italian for “springtime pasta”.   It is a festive and colorful dish made with pasta and lightly sautéed spring time vegetables.  Contrary to popular belief, pasta primavera is not Italian in origin.  While there is some controversy regarding the originator of the recipe, it is generally agreed that the recipe was first developed [...]