Category: Food Photography

Sea Scallops with Gingered Smashed Peas and Cilantro Gremolata

So delicious! For the Scallops and Pea Puree 2 cups shelled English peas (I used frozen sweet peas.) salt 1 large garlic clove 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice freshly ground black pepper pinch cayenne (optional) 16 large sea scallops, about 1 1/2 pounds Cilantro Gremolata (see below) Prepare the…

Lemon Basil Millet Burgers

New for me and I can’t wait to make it again! So delicious. CUMIN CASHEW CREAM SAUCE: 1 cup raw cashews 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon sea salt BURGERS: 1 cup millet 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, plus a pinch for cooking millet 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds 1 large carrot, grated 4 scallions, thinly sliced…

Carrot-Almond Torte for Valentine’s Day

So light and delicious! Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Serves: 6 4 large eggs, yolks and whites separated 1 cup sugar Grated zest of 1 orange ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ pound carrots, finely grated 2 cups almond flour 1 heaping tablespoon self-rising flour Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting Crème fraîche, for serving 1. Preheat oven to 350…

Roasted Cauliflower with Pomegranate, Mint, Tahini

Delicious! For the cauliflower: 4 heads cauliflower 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt For the tahini sauce: 1/2 cup tahini 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1/4 cup filtered water For the garnish: 1 cup mint leaves 1 cup parsley leaves 3 shallots, thinly sliced…

Haroset Sweetmeats

“A Jewish and Moroccan sweetmeat, often served during Pesach/Passover. There is no cooking involved but ideally you should leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving. You can experiment with the ingredients and try different nuts such as pine nuts, almonds and unsalted pistachios.” ~One World Vegetarian Cookbook  by Troth Wells Ingredients 2 cups pitted dates…

Asian Spice-Rubbed Scallops with Sesame Dressing

So Delicious!!! Ingredients: Dressing: 2 T rice wine vinegar 1 T fresh lime juice 2 tsp. low-sodium wheat-free tamari 3/4 tsp.minced fresh ginger 3 T light sesame oil 1 T chopped cilantro (I used parsley.) Spice rub: 2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. ground star anise 1 tsp. ground coriander 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp.…

Lentil Soup with Roasted Chicken

Earthy, satisfying, and hearty enough for a main course, thick, rich lentil soup is perfect for a cold winter day. If the soup becomes too thick, thin with a little water, chicken or vegetable stock, or broth. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup diced leek (1 1/2 ounces) 1/4 cup minced shallots (about 1 ounce) 1/2 teaspoon minced…

Gaining Clarity

Reading from today’s Daily Word: “In prayer, I create a clear vision for my future. “When I set goals, I pray for my way to be made clear. I center myself and turn to the quiet place within. In the stillness, I listen for divine guidance. What is mine to do? How am I to do it? Gaining clarity is…

Orzo with Chicken, Red Pepper, and Shiitakes

Delicious!!! Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb boneless chicken breasts 1 1⁄8 teaspoons salt 3⁄8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1⁄4 lb shiitake mushroom, stems removed, caps cut into 1/4 inch slices 1⁄2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 ounces mild goat cheese 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 cup orzo Directions In…

Tomato and Cannellini Bean Soup

Delicious!!! Ingredients Servings: 6 Beans 1 cup dried cannellini or other small white beans, soaked overnight 1 onion, quartered through root end 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 bay leaves Kosher salt Soup 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling 1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes, drained ½ teaspoon (or more) crushed red pepper flakes Kosher salt 1 onion,…