Sheet Pan Salmon with Asparagus

I realize I’m late to the sheet pan dinner game, but that’s only because I hate to turn on my oven because it heats up the kitchen so much. But I can’t deny the ease of this sheet pan salmon with asparagus! Add some purple cabbage for color and when it’s out of the oven,…

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Vegan Picadillo Crispy Tacos

Vegan crispy taco filling with no beans! Mushrooms, vegetables, spices, and some walnuts or pecans for healthy fats and great texture. Serve this vegan picadillo inside crispy taco shells or soft tortillas with your choice of toppings. Also great as a taco salad!

Yummy vegan picadillo made with minced fresh mushrooms, grated cauliflower or zucchini, lots of spices and chopped walnuts. Perfect for vegan crispy tacos or taquitos!

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Caponata Salad

Caponata salad is a marinated roasted vegetables salad with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, rosemary and a little sweetness from dried currants

Caponata is a Sicilian eggplant recipe, served warm, with a sweet and sour thing going on between some balsamic vinegar and raisins. This caponata salad got its name because when I was mixing it up, it smelled just like the singular time I made caponata (the Joy of Cooking recipe I think) for a party…

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Ground Beef Curry

ground beef curry

This ground beef curry is quick and easy — literally ready in under 20 minutes. If you’ve never thought of using ground beef in a curry, well, I hadn’t either. But necessity is the mother of invention and all I had thawed out was ground beef (bison, actually) and I was doing an experiment with…

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

pumpkin soup

This was an experiment that worked out. Real, REAL good. I needed to use up some pumpkin puree after shooting my homemade pumpkin puree video. I remembered a recipe I made several years ago, a butternut squash and shrimp soup with a coconut milk base, that was AB FAB. And you know, pumpkin is so similar…

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Pork Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are the ultimate summer fare — they are quick and easy to make, versatile, light and healthy. You can serve them hot or cold. You can add any vegetables you have on hand, and you can use ground turkey or chicken or even tofu in place of the pork in this recipe. The…

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Mini Burgers on Salad

Last week we went back to Santa Monica to shoot some collaborations with other YouTube cooks at the Tastemade studio. I met one of my new favorites, Ariyele Ressler, a gluten-free cook who’s just started her channel. I fell in love with her personality and recipes at first look and she proved to be just…

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Spicy Thai Kale Chips

So we’re doing this “Health Thing” for the month of August. No alcohol, no dairy, no sugar, no gluten. Good God almighty, what the hell are we thinking?! Actually, so far it’s pretty awesome. And that’s coming from a couple of booze hounds. The first three days, and I’m embarrassed to admit this, we had…

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card This here’s a recipe from my new cookbook! As was our plan for world domination, this new cookbook uses the skills and techniques taught in the Learn to Cook book and goes deeper into one particular food-subject. In this case, it’s the paleo diet.…

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