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Gluten Free Stir-Fry: Chicken and Vegetables

This is one of our family favorites and it is easy to scale up or down in size and fill in with the vegetables we happen to have at home. Plus it is gluten and soy-free for those of us who react to those foods. I serve it with rice, cauliflower…

Summer Sheet Pan Recipe

I am a sheet pan superfan for weeknight meals. They are just so simple and the combinations are truly endless. This week I played around mixing meat, fruit, vegetables. The trick is cutting everything about the same size so that it all gets…

Weeknight Chicken Curry

I am a big fan of curry. It is full of vegetables and herbs that help to reduce inflammation, it is great leftover (sometimes even better than the first meal), and it can be made simply or more complex given the time you have. Check out my simple…

Barbecue Season

One of the things that I love about summer is how easy it is to grill something on the barbecue for dinner. It is quick and easy to clean up. Here are a couple of quick tips for grilling chicken: Consider grilling a spatchcock chicken.…
2019 Barbara Sobel

Olive Oil and Herb Baked Cod

Olive Oil and Herb Baked Cod This is a super simple recipe that takes about as long as it takes to make a salad to cook and get on the table. Ingredients 1 cod filet per person (you can use any white fish that is an inch or thicker) 5…
2019 Barbara Sobel

Stovetop Herb Chicken

This simple stovetop chicken is flavorful, moist and forgiving. You can play with the spices and herbs so that it can be a weekly staple, but not taste the same week after week. I first learned to make this from a friend years ago using oregano…
2019 Barbara Sobel

Chicken with Tangerines, Asparagus, & Paprika

I have been experimenting with more sheet pan meals. This one is chicken legs with sliced tangerines, asparagus, and paprika. I love the combination of the bright citrus with smokey paprika.  You can try this recipe with a variety of different…
2019 Barbara Sobel

Sheet Pan Trout and Vegetables

I had a busy week and when I was thinking about what I had time to cook this week, sheet pan meals popped to the top of the list because they are quick, simple, and satisfying. This is trout that looks and tastes a lot like salmon and a combination…

Rock Cod En Papillote

En papillote sounds fancy, but it translates from French into food cooked and served in a paper wrapper. I love cooking fish and vegetables together in a parchment paper packet. Everything comes out moist. The fish does not smell and clean-up…
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Thai Steak Salad

Ingredients 1 lb of skirt or flank steak 1 head of romaine lettuce 1 package of rice noodles (you can use seaweed noodles here as well if you are cooking a grain free meal) 1 head cilantro chopped 1 package green onions chopped A…

Simple Roast Chicken

Roasting a whole chicken is a great way to ensure that all the meat is juicy and it can make meal planning for multiple meals super easy. I always have leftovers that make for another quick meal. Heat up the leftover meat with some salsa and…

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…

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…