Pear and Pecan Salad

Last weekend, our good friends, Katie and Steve, visited from Philadelphia. For dinner, I made Pasta Bolognese and this Pear and Pecan Salad.  When Katie eyed the salad she hesitated. I later found out she is not much of a nut or spinach fan. But to her surprise and my relief, she loved the salad! … Continue reading

Mint-Lamb Meatballs!

I recently discovered that I love lamb. Now, when it is on the menu anywhere, I have to get it—especially lamb chops. The other day I was at supermarket and saw that they had ground lamb and decided to make mint-lamb meatballs. Super easy to make and perfect for a quick meal. My meat-loving husband … Continue reading

Healthy and Hearty…Cauliflower Risotto!

Many people have told me how much they love the Cauliflower Pizza that I posted in the Fall (Click here for recipe). I heard of many other recipes that use cauliflower as a substitute for grains or carbs such as cauliflower mashed potatoes, or cauliflower rice. Since I am always on a quest to find … Continue reading

Grazing Acres… A Real Good Burger!

If you have read my blog, you know how strongly I feel about eating grass-fed beef. The health benefits and the taste make it a no-brainer. Luckily, here in NY there are many options of places to buy grass-fed meat. A few weeks ago, while were in Hudson, NY we went to a local diner, … Continue reading

A Classic Favorite…Mashed Potatoes!

After couscous and Chipotle burritos, mashed potatoes are Tal’s favorite food. Specifically, he loves his mom’s mashed potatoes, which she makes with white potatoes and a couple sweet potatoes mixed in for flavor. Since, she lives in Israel, he only eats her mashed potatoes a few times a year. She was kind enough to give … Continue reading