Entries by Barbara Sobel

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Serves 4-6 When I think casserole I think mushy and white. I was flipping through Diana Henry’s cookbook Simple, Effortless Food, Big Flavors and found this fabulous recipe. I made some changes based on what I have in the house and what foods make me feel best. I encourage you to be creative […]

Pistachio Granola

Ingredients 3 cups gluten-free oats (regular or extra thick) 1 1/2 cups raw, unsalted, shelled pistachios 1 cup raw, unsalted hulled pepitas or pumpkin seeds 1 cup unsweetened, dried coconut slices 3/4 cup real maple syrup (grade B if you can find it) 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon Celtic or Himalayan salt […]

Herb Lamb Burgers with Raita

This week I am cooking from the ZenBelly Cookbook: An Epicurean Guide to Paleo Cuisine by Simone Miller. This cookbook is full of delicious recipes and lots of cooking tips and variations. Plus the pictures are beautiful! These herb filled lamb burgers can be served on a bun, or on a nutty grain like brown […]

A dinner you can enjoy for breakfast or lunch too

Quinoa Quiche (serves 4) This week’s recipe is a quinoa quiche adapted from Gina Williamson at Innate Wellness. This is fast becoming one of my favorite Sunday night dinners. I like to prep it earlier in the day and then make a salad while the quiche is in the oven. The leftovers make a great […]

Soup is On

Green Minestrone(serves 4) I love cooking a big pot of soup. I served this green soup for dinner this week and had enough soup left over for several warm lunches. I heated it up in the morning and put in a thermos to take with me. I served it with simple oregano and paprika seasoned […]

Keeping Cortisol (our stress hormone) in Balance

It is raining outside and one of the first big storms of the winter. As a skier, winter rainstorms at home, mean snow in the mountains. I like to cross country ski. Most of my family members are downhill skiers. I often go off on my own into the woods to enjoy the quiet. Sometimes […]