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Quinoa Cakes with Eggplant-Tomato Ragu and Goat Cheese

Oh goat cheese, how I love thee. Since I stopped eating dairy almost a year ago, I have managed to adapt pretty well. I don’t miss much, not the ice cream (the soy stuff is surprisingly good), nor the milk chocolate (give me dark any day), or even creamy pasta sauces (hey, it’s much healthier...

Penne with Radicchio, Spinach, and Bacon

I’ve personally never had Radicchio. But I found this recipe, and it looked good, so I thought we’d give it a try. We could’ve bought a steak, for the price of the one head (not two like the recipe calls for). Expensive stuff, that radicchio. It did have an interesting flavor. Almost bitter, or, definitely...

Sunday Brunch – Amaretto French Toast

We don’t cook breakfast very often. Dinner is really our thing. Even on the weekends, we’re up at a decent hour and usually work through most of the day. I’m fine with a glass of chocolate soy milk, which usually lasts me until lunchtime. So when we do make breakfast, it’s always a treat. I...

Green Curry Shrimp with Noodles

We’re huge fans of red curry, but decided it was time to mix things up a bit. The flavors of red and green curry are subtly different, the green being much more mild and almost sweet. This recipe pairs the green curry with shrimp and delicate rice noodles, and with a tang of cilantro is...

Baked Trout with Shiitake Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Every now and then we come across an unbelievable simple dish that blows our minds. Add to that the fact that it is quick, and healthy, and I can’t think of a better thing to cook for dinner any night of the week. Our Tomato & Olive Penne is a permanent staple in our weekly...