"Hi, my name is Emily. I'm a chef, a wife and a mom of two boys. I create healthy and simple recipes using whole foods for the busy person. My Life My Menu helps you plan out your menus one meal at a time."
Kale and Roasted Vegetable Salad with Almond Balsamic Dressing Yield: 4 entrée servings, 8 appetizer servings Ingredients: 2 medium yellow beets, scrubbed clean 2 medium red beets, scrubbed clean 1 red onion, cut in large dice 8 or 9 medium carrots, peeled, and cut in large dice 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt 1 head of kale, ribs removed, cut small 1/3 cup sliced almonds Dressing: 1 tablespoon almond butter 3 tablespoons good quality balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon of c
Passover recipes always seem to me to be an unhealthier version of something you actually want to eat. Everything feels heavy- lots of matzo based product, brick-like desserts with lots of margarine, and of course lots of meat filled meals. You end up feeling comatose by the second day and you (maybe I?) are already planning what your post-Passover cleanse will look like. Over the next couple of days I will be sharing a bunch of recipes for the holiday. Today we are starting
Ok, so it's not really cold. More like room temp. But how nice is it not to have to warm up food. It makes entertaining so easy. The less hot food you have, the more YOU time you have. Think about all the extra things you could do with this time. My sister in law gave me this idea. We usually have a meal together once a week and she asked if she thought we could pull off an entirely room temperature/cold meal. Booya. Done. Since then, I have been making a list of these type
Every week I look forward to making Shabbat lunch. White platters filled with gorgeous, complex salads; cooked seasonal vegetables; grains layered with flavors and more vegetables - anything that is fresh and flavorful - but simple. I haven’t been cooking professionally for some time and I’m now starting to really miss it. Sophia Cohen of @UrbanPops started that spark in me again. That “I’m so capable and have so much passion for what I do” spark. That “I love what I do and w