Harissa Scrambled Tofu with a Refreshing Cucumber Salad

I was thrilled to discover Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook, Ottolenghi Simple. The recipes in this book are designed to keep the ingredient lists short and cooking techniques simple. This recipe is a vegetarian twist on scrambled eggs. As he mentions in the recipe, double or triple the harissa onions because they keep in the fridge for…

Everything Bagel Chicken Fingers

Everything bagel spice blend is a quick way to add a punch of flavor to oven-baked chicken tenders. Mix the seasoning blend with fresh whole grain bread crumbs for a crunchy coating and a healthy twist on this kid-friendly classic. Serve with a quick honey mustard dipping sauce, green salad and some roasted veggies.

Middle Eastern Meatballs in a Spiced Tomato Sauce

Meatballs are versatile, fast and easy. You can change up the protein, using ground chicken or turkey breast, lean ground beef, tofu, whole grains, nuts, seeds or beans. The mix of seasonings you choose creates a specific flavor profile; Mexican inspired with chili powder, cumin and cilantro; Italian using Parmesan cheese, garlic, oregano and basil…

Hearty and Healthy Vegetable Soup

I’ve been posting several soups and stews because I find myself cooking these warm, one-pot dishes this time of the year. They are are easy, nutrient-packed, and just what you want on a ¬†cold winter day. Don’t be discouraged by the lengthy list of ingredients. When I make vegetable soup, I like to throw in…