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Vegan Indian Cooking at Heirloom Kitchen

Heirloom Kitchen in Old Bridge is a quaint kitchenware shop and culinary center run by mother and daughter team Judy Rosenblum and Neilly Robinson. The shop is lovely and filled with gadgets and wish list items for every cook, but part of Heirloom Kitchen’s attraction is its unique cooking classes, which take place in an immaculate and […]

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Dairy-Free Lasagna Towers with AvoBasil Puree

On a chilly night, many of us crave a warm, hearty meal fresh from the oven. The downside about many of these go-to meals is that lots of them are loaded with unhealthy fats and carbs, grease, sodium, refined sugars, and other unnatural ingredients which do not contribute to a deliciously healthy lifestyle. Steer away […]

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Recipe: Oven-Roasted Parmesan Garlic Cauliflower

Cauliflower, the new “it” food, is the nutritious, delicious, trendy vegetable that is packed with major health benefits. A source of vitamins B6, C and K, fiber, manganese and omega-3s, cauliflower also provides nutrient support for the body’s detox system, the antioxidant system and the anti-inflammatory system. Even better, it is low in fat and carbohydrates and high in […]

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Meatless Monday and A Shot of Liquid Sunshine

Juicing has become all the rage recently, but it has been around for a long time. Most people associate the juicing movement to the Hippie Generation of the 60′s and 70′s. Juicing is mentioned in biblical times in the Dead Sea Scrolls and is practiced in Ayurvedic medicine for it’s  restorative properties. Wheatgrass is like the mother of […]

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Freekah recipes

Freekehlicious – Direct from New Jersey!

No, this is not some throwback to the 60s article, like wow, freekehlicious, man! On the contrary, Freekehlicious is the Norwood based company responsible for bringing the ancient grain, freekeh, to health and specialty food outlets throughout the US. Freekeh has long been recognized as a staple in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. Freekehlicious is […]

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Quinoa Tabouli Packs a Protein Punch

Quinoa Tabouli is a delicious salad for parties and picnics as well a side or main dish. The traditional Tabouli recipe calls for Bulgur Wheat which tastes good but is carb laden but low in protein. This recipe using Quinoa adds 7 grams of protein per 1/4 cup. That is a vegetable protein power punch […]

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pizza grilling on grill. tomato basil pizza recipe

Recipe: Grilled Jersey Fresh Pizza

My husband and I have a Friday night tradition of making our own pizza. Usually that involves using premade pizza dough, topping it with sauce and mozzarella and throwing it in the oven. But once summer hits, any pizza we make gets grilled. The difference between grilled pizza and oven-baked pizza is something that’s hard […]

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Sauteed Summer Vegeables Recipe

Meatless Monday: Sauteed Summer Vegetables

Nothing says summer like sweet, farm fresh corn.  It’s so yummy boiled with a a bit of milk, amazing grilled with a dash of sea salt and delicious sauteed with sweet onions, garlic and any other freshly picked veggies you have in the house.  This dish combines farm fresh corn, zucchini, tomatoes and basil into […]

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sweet potato black bean burger

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger Recipe

Go Meatless for Dinner Once a Week. The typical American family dinner includes a large serving of meat, a vegetable, and a starchy side dish.  My family is no different.  Our dinners have been mostly meat-centric over the years.  The meals focused on either a beef, chicken, pork or fish entrée with the side dishes playing […]

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Meatless Monday: Grilled Eggplant Stacks

I truly am trying to do this Meatless Monday thing. You would think it would be easy since I’m a veggie-loving gal who grew up eating pasta 5-7 nights a week. But I guess things get hectic and before you know it, you’re eating grilled chicken every other night and all your noodles are speckled […]

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