Jun 082014
 
Zucchini Boats with Ratatouille, Quinoa, and Goat Cheese

It finally feels like summer is here and more and more fresh veggies are starting to appear in the farmers markets. To celebrate the start of summer, I wanted to make a super healthy and vegetable focused meal. I’ve stuffed a lot of vegetables before…bell peppers with southwestern turkey-quinoa filling, baby peppers with ricotta, peas, [read more…]

May 272014
 
Red Lentil Dal with Roasted Cauliflower

If you’re a regular tush cook reader (hi, mom), you have probably noticed that I don’t make a whole lot of Indian food. It’s not that I have anything against it, but more that I find it a bit daunting. With other types of food, I feel like I understand the flavors enough to whip [read more…]

May 182014
 
Vegetable "Noodle" Bowl with Tahini Sauce

There are 2 important things you should get out of this post. 1) This tahini sauce is epic. I could put it on everything I eat from now until forever and be very happy. 2) Spiralizers are amazing. If you’ve never seen or used one, it’s this awesome device that basically turns any vegetable into [read more…]

Apr 262014
 
Roasted Carrots & Arugula-Walnut Pesto

Oh hey, Spring! So nice to see you again. I wasn’t even sure you’d ever come back after that miserable winter, but alas, here you are. So I thought I’d celebrate your return with a dish that screams spring–Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Arugula-Walnut Pesto. PS, never leave me again. Roasted carrots are one of my [read more…]

Apr 182014
 
Passover + Easter = Carrot Cake Macaroons

Eastover is here again! For those of you that don’t know, it’s an official holiday that happens when you are half Jewish/half Catholic and Passover and Easter overlap. During Eastover, it is essential that you create hybrid Passover-Easter foods (think pastel-egg shaped matzo balls, etcetera). I decided to combine my favorite passover dessert with my [read more…]

Apr 072014
 
Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi

Even though I’m not getting married for a little while (aka 14 months), obviously I am already starting to dream about honeymoon destinations. One of the top contenders right now is Southeast Asia–something like Thailand or Vietnam. Then, of course, I got distracted from the honeymoon planning, and started thinking about Thai and Vietanamese food [read more…]