A Conscious Feast by Nicole Aloni

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  • Sun Dried tomato and Pesto Torta (for Julia)

    Sun Dried tomato and Pesto Torta (for Julia)

    Sun-dried Tomato and Pesto Torta  This is a real buffet centerpiece.  Brilliant layers of red, white and green alternate to create a beautiful and impressive hors d’oeuvre.  I sold it, to great acclaim, through Neiman-Marcus and many of California’s gourmet markets.  It is best made at least 24 hours ahead of time and freezes perfectly.  [...]

  • Roasted Roots and Seeds Recipe

    Roasted Roots and Seeds Recipe

    Roasted Roots and Seeds Recipe As I’ve become more educated about the sad state of our food supply—especially where animals are concerned—my creativity with vegetable cookery has been called forth. This recipe is a great example of one simple way to coax ridiculously complex layers of flavor from the humble root vegetable. In fact, root [...]

  • Healthy Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna recipe

    Healthy Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna recipe

    Think of this as an antidote to all of the holiday-themed recipes being posted right now. And HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! I whipped this up (well, maybe not whipped) as my contribution to an all-girl potluck supper Sunday night. Someone requested that I make a “healthy” mushroom lasagna and I thought, Shoot, I can just throw that [...]

  • Provençal Stuffed Tomato Recipe

    Provençal Stuffed Tomato Recipe

    his tomato preperation is a great side dish with roasted chicken, baked fish, or a steak. I particularly like the color and visual interest they add to a buffet table. And they taste just as good at room temperature as when they’re hot from the oven—ideal for those lingering company meals in the garden.