Indian Methi Rice

Hello everyone! I am making a family dinner tonight since my husband is coming home on the earlier side. This quick rice dish is a keeper and 75% of the kids love it and 100% of the husband. If you live near me, there are Indian shops in Bloomfield on Broughton Ave., in Edison, NJ […]

Sweet Indian Eggplant and How to Have a Dinner Conversation

Hello all! Before we get to the eggplant, let’s discuss dinner conversations. With all the #$%^&@ up %^$&going on in the world, our country, and even my town with racism and slander abounding, the only silver lining I can see is that we can use it for fodder for dinner chats with each other. Only […]

Rosemary Coconut Quinoa with Tofu

Hello all! I forgot to plant herbs this year so I was extra excited when my friend Tim once again gave me his overload of garden delights. I’m talking chives, rosemary, basil, thyme, sage and even some tomatoes! I brought a large stash with me on vacation and incorporated some of them into a dish […]

Bingeing On Healthy Food

Some of us, sometimes, binge. I know I do. I recently met a cookbook author who was hell bent on sharing the info that if we just make a slight mental shift, we can binge but not necessarily set ourselves into a tailspin of eating garbage for the rest of the day, night, week or […]

Dr. Margaret Paul and Rhubarb Oat Springtime Divinity

Hello all! It is Spring which means not only that rhubarb is here, but that there is new life and new possibilities. After you read my tasty recipe, you may want to read about how Dr. Margaret Paul was able to transform her life and remain healthy after a sickly youth. Maybe we can al […]

Eco Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas…and Vanilla Lime Glazed Cake!

Need fresh, new and trendy ideas for Mother’s Day or for any day? Since it’s past and i forgot to post this??? Consider eco-friendly gifts for the kitchen that can also help to reduce Mom’s exposure to man-made chemicals! But first, you need to make this cake I made for Mother’s Day. DELICIOUS! Vanilla Cake […]

Beet Tahini Dip

Hi everyone! Have you ever had the desire to throw everything out that tempts you in your kitchen? I have. Because I have others living with me, however, I can’t really do that. What I choose to do that is sometimes helpful, is to always have healthy snacks in my fridge to indulge in instead. […]

Curried Coconut Root Vegetable Porridge

Hello food and recipe seekers, Get ready for a really tasty and comforting porridge. I made this last week for a soup swap that required the soups to be both vegan and gluten free. My friend who hosted lives a vegan lifestyle and does not push it on others. What she does do, however, is […]

Quinoa with Cinnamon, Fennel and Prunes and Food, Technology and Labeling

Happy new year, everyone! I will cut to the chase: 2018 sucked in many ways for me and for many others. I don’t like to be negative but I’m just putting it out there because as Socrates says, “An unexamined life is not worth living”. We need to deal with the crap that is presented […]

Awesome Ed Carine’s Chicken Salad

Hello everyone, Oh, this weekend was amazing! We had our annual Parents Who Rock backyard fundraiser and the performers were so talented and generous with their time. We raised funds and awareness for KIND, Kids In Need of Defense. Check them out and feel free to contact me to donate if you were unable to […]