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Category Archives: Lean Classics Recipes

Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 1st of August, 2012 by Lévana

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I tinkered with a dessert that would be a nutritionally … hmm not exactly lean, but much more affordable and no less delicious version of creme brulee or creme caramel. The Latin Flan to the rescue! We grew up eating it: it is unpretentious and closely related to its rich...
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Filed under: Cinnamon Recipes, Coconut, Creme Brulee Recipes, Creme Caramel Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Flan Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Latin Cooking, Lean Classics Recipes, Recipes

Burgers & Kebabs

Posted on 30th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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An all-time favorite among comfort foods. I make them all the time, lean and healthy. No need for a recipe. Form patties about 1 inch thick with lean ground meat (turkey, beef, bison, lamb) or coarsely ground fresh tuna. Broil or grill 2 to 3 minutes, indoors or outdoors, and...
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Filed under: Bison Recipes, Burger Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Comfort Foods Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, July 4th Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Recipes

Pumpkin Corn Pudding Recipe

Posted on 1st of November, 2011 by Lévana

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You will be pleased to see that in my new cookbook I make extensive use of pumpkin all shapes and sizes, for both savory and sweet dishes. I should also tell you I never like stuffing turkey directly, so I make lots my stuffing “outside”, in a separate dish. This...
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Filed under: Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Pudding Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Recipes, Stuffing Recipes, Thanksgiving Recipes

Cottage Cheese Salad Recipe

Posted on 31st of August, 2011 by Lévana

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My granddaughter Musia and I had ourselves a little cottage cheese party this past shabbos. Just in case cottage cheese eaten alone sounds too plain, here’s how to jazz it up! My mother in law used to make it for us all the time, and called it – mysteriously –...
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Filed under: Cucumber Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dill Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Radishes Recipes, Recipes

Bison (and all) Burgers with all Toppings Recipe

Posted on 1st of July, 2011 by Lévana

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Please don’t get impatient! there is simply no recipe for delicious and healthy burgers. But there sure is lots of good tips: Lean please! Any meat you like: Bison: Go for it whenever you can get your hands on it: Ideally lean and gamy and very low in cholesterol, and...
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Filed under: Bison Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Fish Recipes, Fresh Tuna Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Meat Recipes, Recipes

Beer-Baked Beans Recipe

Posted on 1st of July, 2011 by Lévana

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 When my son Yakov was a little schoolboy, he would always gush about Eagle Day Camp Baked beans. You must get the recipe, he would always urge me, with great glee. I did call the camp and they were happy to oblige: Heinz cans, reheated. I am happy to report...
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Filed under: Baked Beans Recipes, Beans Recipes, Beer Recipes, Cooking with beer, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Cole Slaw Recipe

Posted on 1st of July, 2011 by Lévana

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I love love love cole slaw, and have long since stopped apologizing for my plebeian tastes. Yum! Ingredients: 1 small head while cabbage, shredded fine 1 medium onion, grated 1 large carrot, grated 4-5 sprigs dill, minced   1 cup pineapple juice 1/4 to 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise Salt and...
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Filed under: Cabbage recipes, Cole Slaw Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Lean Classics Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe

Posted on 1st of July, 2011 by Lévana

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This salad is an almost-constant staple at my table, as a salad as well as a side dish, especially in the summer when the corn is so sweet and tender I use it raw. It looks like red, yellow and green confetti and is very lightly seasoned, so the corn...
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Filed under: Corn Salad Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dill Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Side Dishes Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday June 27th. July 4th: The Good Junk

Posted on 22nd of June, 2011 by Lévana

For children big and small. No you needn’t kiss your favorites goodbye. You can enjoy your fast food as hearty as you like it, and right at home. So what’s the secret? None other than starting out with lean choices, and making it yourself in minutes: Lean and from scratch...
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My Menu for Lean Latin Feast

Posted on 3rd of March, 2011 by Lévana

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Sangria This is the menu for our last demo: It was so fabulous I must share it with all of you: There was not one asset it didn’t have: Quick, fun, festive, healthy and lean: How could you beat that? TILAPIA WITH GREEN TOMATO SALSA SPICY PUMPKIN CORN SOUP CHICKEN...
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Filed under: Chipotle Recipes, Coffee Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Green Tomatoes Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Latin Cooking, Lean Classics Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Sangria Recipes, Soup Recipes