• Appetizers

    Lentil Sloppy Joes

    { 08.29.2010 – Eleanor’s Kitchen – Lentil Sloppy Joes } { Recipe from Vegan Dad } INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp oil 1 onion, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1/2 tsp oregano 1 cup red lentils, rinsed 1…

  • Soups

    Hearty Lentil & Buckwheat Soup

    { Eleanor’s Original Recipe – Hearty Lentil & Buckwheat Soup }  INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup lentils (soak for 2-3 hours prior to cooking) 1/4 cup buckwheat (can be omitted but it’s pretty good with it) 4 celery stalks chopped 2 medium…

  • Appetizers

    Sushi & Spring Rolls

    Izzy (brother) and I made some healthy dishes today. He made the sushi and I made the fresh spring rolls. The sushi is filled with different combinations of cucumbers, carrots, avocado, eggs, cream cheese, and sesame seeds. The spring rolls…

  • Side Dishes

    Ehiopian Cabbage Dish

    Today’s dish is a cabbage side from Ethiopia. Someday I’d like to travel there to learn of their culture and culinary.  This recipe is delicious, healthy, and easy to make. Ethiopian Cabbage Dish Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 4 carrots,…

  • Appetizers

    Mariquitas-Plantain Chips

    My brother, Izzy, came over yesterday and showed me how to cook an excellent appetizer, Mariquitas-Plantain Chips. This recipe is his own version of the Mariquitas-Plantain Chips we ordered from the Little Havana Restaurant during our trip to Miami last…

  • Pasta

    Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino

    I got this recipe from YumSugar.com and it is SUPER easy!  I added my own ingredients to make it my own and BY GEORGE, it tasted fantastic!  It literally took me 15 minutes to make this.  While the pasta was…