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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

By |2021-10-21T05:12:55+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Supper / Dinner|

Spaghetti (squash) carbonara – vegan, gluten free, dairy free INGREDIENTS SERVES 4-6 1 medium spaghetti squash 2 cups raw cashews 1 small jar sundried tomatoes (for garnish) ½large red or yellow onion finely chopped 3cloves garlic minced ¼ cup unsweetened cashew milk (optional for thinning sauce) 1/8teaspoon red pepper (optional) ½teaspoon sea salt or to taste ¼ cup nutritional yeast Smoked [...]

Rethink and Renew!

By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Sundown last night began the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. It actually means “head of the year”. This holiday is about repentance and renewal. We are asked to atone or repent for the sins of the past year. I prefer to view this as an inventory – an opportunity to reflect and rethink in order to [...]

“Alkalinize” and Fight Reflux

By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Breakfast, Recipes|

Ready to swap your Prilosec, Nexium, etc. for some foods that will become your best friends?  These are the foods that will turn your acidic inside into a beautiful alkaline environment for your body to thrive on. There are lots of charts and lists on the internet of Acid vs. Alkaline foods.  There is some discrepancy [...]

Kitchen Table Wisdom – Sweet Basil’s Cafe

By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Restaurant Review: Sweet Basil’s Café,  Livingston,NJ Did you miss dinner with our August Kitchen Table Wisdom group last night?  If so – you will really want to read this! Two Thumbs Up for Sweet Basil’s Café in Livingston! Here’s why: We were able to secure a reservation and they were most accommodating when I had to [...]


By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Now you can have that experience through our very first “Restaurant Review”. After reading this,  I am sure you will be joining us next month. It was a special evening filled with great food and great fun. Our Kitchen Table Wisdom Meetup group found its way to The Thirsty Turtle located at 186 Columbia Turnpike in [...]

Cod Cakes

By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Supper / Dinner|Tags: , , |

Makes 6 cakes Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh wild caught cod 1 tsp. ghee or grass fed butter 2 organic eggs 1 small handful basil finely chopped (1-2 tbs.) – prefer organic 1 small handful flat italian parsley finely chopped – prefer organic Juice of 1 lime ½ cup seasoned gluten free bread crumbs or for grain [...]

Shrimp Veggies Quinoa Stuffed Portobellos

By |2021-10-21T05:13:17+00:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Supper / Dinner|

Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 large Portobello mushroom caps 10 large shrimp peeled and deveined 4 large scallions chopped 12 cherry or grape tomatoes ½ cup small broccoli florets Handful of fresh basil – chopped 1 large clove garlic minced ½ sweet red bell pepper cut in small pieces ½ zucchini chopped into small pieces ¼ cup [...]

California Style Turkey Wraps with Basil Mayonnaise

By |2021-10-21T05:13:18+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Lunch|

Makes 4 wraps Ingredients: 8 slices gluten-free, nitrate/nitrite free deli turkey (Trader Joe’s; Applegate Farms) 8 slices gluten-free bacon, nitrate/nitrite free cooked 1 avocado, thinly sliced 1 firm plum tomato, thinly sliced 4 large lettuce leaves (Boston or Bibb work very well) For the Basil-Mayo: 1/2 cup quality mayonnaise ( 6 large basil leaves, torn 1 [...]

Roasted Radishes, Beets and Greens

By |2021-10-21T05:13:18+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Lunch|

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 pound small radishes with greens attached – two bunches (any colors) 3 tbs. extra virgin olive oil divided 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar ¼ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan pink salt Method: Preheat oven to 375 Cut greens off radishes and trim stems. Wash and dry the greens and radishes. Toss radishes [...]

Kale, Sweet Potato, Sausage Soup

By |2021-10-21T05:13:18+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Lunch|

Serves 10-15 Ingredients: 1 medium/large sweet onion coarsely chopped 6 stalks organic celery thinly sliced 6 medium carrots peeled and sliced 2 medium yams peeled and cut into 1” cubes 2 cloves garlic minced 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 medium bunch kale (leaves torn into small pieces) 1 – 1 ½ lbs sausage (I prefer sweet [...]