Tag: nut free

Grilled Tofu
American, Entree, Vegetarian

Grilled Tofu

Tofu is an amazing vegetarian protein. It literally absorbs any marinade you soak it in. It also absorbs the flavors of any recipe you add it to. The trick is to press the moisture out of the tofu and give it enough time to soak up the flavors of the […]

Hors D'Oeuvres, Israeli, Uncategorized

Pumpkin Hummous

Freshly roasted and puréed pumpkin adds a touch of sweetness and a soft orange color to traditional hummous. Serve with pita and crudités for a delicious and healthy hors d’oeuvre or snack. Prep time: 15 minutes plus time to roast pumpkin Note: You can use canned puréed pumpkin-not filling, if […]

American, Parve

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

My daughter loves this chiffon pie. I tried a baked Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving last year and she was truly disappointed. She lobbied for me to make the unbaked Chiffon Pie this year and won. The pie is best when made with fresh puréed pumpkin. While delicious in a plain […]

Simply Orange Sauce
Dressings & Sauces

Simply Orange Sauce

Defrost a can of frozen orange juice, add water, sugar and herbs and voila- you have a basic orange sauce that gets caramelized when baked in the oven over whatever protein you choose. Use this sauce as is, or dress it up by adding a splash of orange liqueur and/or […]