This dish is so simple—Just blanch the green beans until crisp tender, then toss with halved cherry tomatoes and a bright vinaigrette of Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, garlic, shallots and olive oil. A shower of chopped fresh basil across the top finishes it off.
Green Bean Salad
1 pound string beans or small haricots verts
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In summer—or as soon as we can get outside without being rained upon—we make grilled marinated portobellos into a meal featuring other grilled veggies, like asparagus, zucchini, red bell peppers…you name it!
Marinated Portobello Mushrooms
2 portobello mushrooms
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
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The scent of this dish is irresistible and will fill your home with spicy fragrance…and the flavors are just as glorious. This makes a lovely side dish to a curried chicken or Masoor Dal.
Saag (Spiced Spinach)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, finely chopped
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (or ground
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Sweet Potato-Apple Bake
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced*
2 medium apples, thinly sliced*
1 medium orange, zested and juiced
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (or 6-12 drops liquid stevia glycerite+2 tsp. orange juice)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or your favorite granola
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
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