(Updated) Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini 1 cup canola oil 2  (generous) Tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 3 cups of flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp cinnamon 1/2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 Tsp ground ginger 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg   In a medium-sized…

Kale & Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients 1 box of large macaroni pasta 2 medium-sized zucchinis; diced 2 large handfuls of curly kale (or any dark leafy green) 3 tbsp pesto sauce (premade or homemade) 1/2 cup mozzarella balls or chunks 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp of chili flakes Parmesan cheese for topping   Pasta In…

Baked Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients 1 package of ground chicken 1/2 cup of Panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese 1 egg 3 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp of ground mustard powder   Preheat the oven to 400F. Mix all the ingredients in a…

Ratatouille Shakshuka

  Shakshuka is a dish of poached eggs in a tomato based sauce that originated from the Middle East and North Africa and many countries have their own version of the dish.  My first exposure to shakshuka came from my Yemenite Israeli grandmother and one of our best family friends who comes from a Moroccan…

Beef & Broccoli (& Mushroom) Soba Noodles

Ingredients 1lb of beef (cut of your choosing), cut into chunks 1 large head of broccoli, cut into florettes 1 packet of soba noodles 2 large portobello mushrooms, sliced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/4 cup of soy sauce 1 tbsp hoisin sauce 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp of sesame seeds…

Latkes

This recipe is very near and dear to my heart.  Growing up, my dad made latkes in our backyard every year and brought them to every holiday party and even to school!  These are by far some of the best larkes you will ever (EVER) try. Ingredients2 lbs Russet of Yukon Gold potatoes; shredded2 medium…