Tag Archive: Pescetarian

Growers Champagne Dinner

 

I and 27 other guests were dazzled by Guest Chef Michael Blake and the expertise of the restaurant staff last night at The Wishing Well Restaurant during the Growers Champagne Dinner. Chef Blake is the Executive Chef for the lucky resident artists at Yaddo here in Saratoga, NY. (more…)

Warming Vegetarian Curry Stew

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Whenever I post pictures of this dish on social media, I get requests for the recipe so I finally decided to get off (or on) my duff and write it all down. This satisfying plant-based curry recipe is a one pot dish that can easily serve a family. Any leftovers can be frozen to pull out for an easy quick dinner later on.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. canola oil

2 sweet onions diced

2 minced cloves garlic

1 tbsp. minced ginger

1 jalapeno pepper finely diced

1 ½ tbsp. curry powder

½ tbsp. red curry powder

1 can fire roasted tomatoes with juice

½ cup smooth peanut butter

4 cups low sodium veggie broth (more if needed)

3 cups diced butternut squash

1 can low sodium chickpeas drained

1 head cauliflower cut in bite size pieces

2 cups fresh greens such as kale, spinach or chard

Sea salt to taste

How to:

In a heavy bottom stock pot, heat canola oil and sauté the onion until soft. Add garlic, jalapeno, curry powders and ginger. Cook 1 minutes.

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Stir in broth, tomatoes, and peanut butter. Add in squash, cauliflower, chickpeas and greens. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer. Cooking for about 20 minutes until veggies are tender to the tooth. Add salt to taste. Serve over cooked rice or quinoa.

Perfect for those snowy days! Enjoy Tracy!

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Leon’s Mexican Restaurant – A Great Move

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Last Saturday evening, my hubby and I were going to SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) to see the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater for an 8:00 curtain.  We thought we’d grab dinner out before the show.  Leon’s Mexican Restaurant was a standard in our dining-out repertoire for more than ten years. In the last 9 months and 9 weeks the restaurant has moved from Saratoga to Ballston Spa and we hadn’t ventured to the new place to see our friend and the owner, Roberta Acosta, and knew we had to stop in.  The reason I mentioned the 9 months and 9 weeks time period is because while Roberta was moving to her new venue, she found out that she was pregnant…..with twins!! We got to meet the beautiful 9 week old boys who were in the office under the care of their older sister, Luchiana.  Roberta, not only a great mother and restaurateur….. but a Superwoman!! (more…)

Rhubarb Ginger Cod Over Minty Spaghetti Squash

Recently, Rachel, my friend and Managing Editor of EdibleIndy, asked me if I would contribute a Pescetarian dish for her magazine’s website, it was a challenge I couldn’t resist!  (more…)

Oyster Stuffing – History Dictates!

Oysters and seafood were most likely on the table of the settlers in Plymouth, MA in 1621.  This pescetarian thinks that’s an awesome idea!  Click here to get this recipe!

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Oatmeal Two Ways On Food Home Lifestyle Today

Brrrrrr…..getting cold out there…. time to get the oats cooking to keep our body furnaces toasty. Oatmeal for breakfast and dinner? Serving up the basic oat in two separate recipes. Check out my latest blog post at FoodHomeLifeStyle.com

 

Savory Pumpkin and Sage Pasta Sauce

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I was on an early morning walk today and you know that smell of Autumn, when the ground is just giving into winter and the air smells like everything is fermenting?  It inspired me to make this dish using the slightly bitter, sweet and savory herb, Sage.

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Not So Scary Pumpkin Smoothie

I know, (sigh)…. another pumpkin drink recipe…. but with all the artificial flavored beverages out there, very few are made with real pumpkin.  I made this thick and creamy smoothie to taste like a slice of pumpkin pie (without the guilt) and added a carrot to the mix.  It’s a real bump up in your vitamin A intake…just in time for trick-or-treating in the dark! (more…)

Avocado Cream Instead of Mayo?! Why Not…

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My friend Linda sent me a recipe for Avocado Ranch Dressing.  This recipe gave me an idea….since you can’t go wrong with avocado (brain food), I thought why not alter the recipe and use this dressing as a healthier replacement to mayonnaise.  (more…)

On a New Journey-Spicy White Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

 

I am very excited to be a new food contributor at FoodHomeLifeStyle.com

Hop on over to get this warm and cozy bisque-like fall soup recipe….Happy Autumn!

http://foodhomelifestyle.com/fall-spicy-white-bean-and-sweet-potato-soup/

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