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Asian Inspired Soup and Salad
Tom Ka Gai

Tofu Edamame Salad with Sesame Chile Dressing
Fresh from the Northwest
Carribean Lime Halibut
Emerald City Salad
 (wild rice, fennel, greens)

Fish Taco Feast

Use the Caribbean Lime Halibut to make 
Fish Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce
Mango Salsa
Mexican Rice
Man-to-Man Chipotle Black Beans

Superb Vegetarian/Vegan Tacos
Tempeh Tacos with Chipotle Cream and Avocado Corn Salsa


Meatless Mondays
Szechwan Tempeh
Quinoa
Napa Cabbage Slaw with Toasted Almonds


Swimming Angel with More Laps
Fried Tofu
Coconut Peanut Sauce
Soba Noodles
Collard Greens

Fish and Taters
Orange Glazed Salmon Kebobs

Raita Dip
Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Our Favorite Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mouthwatering Indian Food

Chicken Tikka Masala
(vegetarian version on recipe)
Golden Spice Rice
Blanched Broccoli

Food as Art
Pepper Crusted Seared Ahi with Balsamic Pomegranate Syrup
Pressure Cooked Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Braised Greens


Autumn Warmth
Three Sisters Stew (squash, corn, beans)
Massaged Kale Salad with Apples and Gorgonzola

Summer Whole Meal Salads
  1. Romaine Chopped Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing
  2. Asian Noodle Salad 
  3. Thai Steak Salad with Soba Noodles
  4. Edamame Tofu Salad with Sesame Chili Dressing
  5. Grilled Vegetable Salad with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing
  6. Poached Salmon Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Gremolata
Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Apples and Kale

Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken


Harvest Soup and Salad

White Bean and Kale Minestrone
Rye Bread with Kalamata Tapenade
Luscious Beet Salad


Holiday Side Dishes
French Lentils with Warm Sage
in Roasted Winter Squash
Sweet Apple Walnut Kale

Colorful October Feast
Rosemary Red Soup
with
Parsley Pumpkin Seed Garnish
Whole Grain Bread and Butter
Massaged Kale Salad with Apples and Gorgonzola
Poached Pears in Pomegranate Sauce

Home Late One-Dish Meal
Vegetable Yaki Soba
Nappa Cabbage Slaw with Toasted Almonds

Golden Thai Dinner
Golden Spice Rice
Thai Yellow Curry with Tempeh (or Chicken)
Nappa Cabbage Slaw with Toasted Almonds
Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons


Simply Pleasing Everyone
Tomato Basil Soup
Whole Grain Bread and Butter
Deviled Eggs

Apple Slices

One World, One-Dish Meal
Asian Noodle Salad
with grilled chicken or broiled steak strips
or
Fried Tofu

Pacific Coast  Brag
Nori wrapped Wasabi Salmon
Fried Rice
Our Favorite Salad

 

Easy Teriyaki with Big Flavor
Brown Rice in a Rice Cooker
Teriyaki Sauce
Chicken Vegetable Teriyaki
Sweet Pepper Relish

Southwest Corn and Bean Fiesta
Man-to-Man Black Bean Stew
Polenta with Asiago Cheese
Braised Greens
 


BREAKFASTS:

Dr. Seuss Big Breakfast
Green Eggs (no ham)
Ben's Friday Pancakes (no gluten, no flour)
Fresh Fruit

Sizzle Til Siesta
Huevos Rancheros

Warm from the Oven
Cranberry Lemon Zest Scones
Scrambled Eggs
Freshly Ground Spice Chai Tea

The Mighty Breakfast

Poached Egg
Peasant Kasha with Potatoes and Mushrooms
Braised Greens
 
Buzz All Day
Be Bop Breakfast
Cup of Green Tea

Mochi Rocks
Cherry Jam-filled Mochi

Oat Groats for Champions
Steel Cut Oats with
Tamari Roasted Nuts
and/or
Maple Butter Nut Granola &

Vanilla Yogurt

KITCHEN TIPS
How to Cut and Onion
How to Cook Beans
How to Caramelize an Onion
How to Season a Skillet
How to Make Ghee
How to Use a Pressure Cooker
Why Sea Salt
How to Peel Ginger
How to Cut Up a Cabbage
How to Cut Up a Chicken
Gluten Free Flour


SAVVY SHOPPER
What
is a Whole Food
Fresh Local Organic

The Cookus Cupboard:
Whole Grains and Flours
Fresh Herbs and Dry Spices
Fats, Oils and Vinegars


RAISING KIDS
Starting Baby on Food
Top 10 First Foods for Baby

Tips for Picky Eaters
Getting Your Child to Eat Vegetables


Fruity Drinks for Kids and Parents
Lime Boost
Rooibos Raspberry Soda
Cranberry Ginger Cider


Joaquin's Lunch Box

1.Fried Rice, Blanched Broccoli with Lemon Tahini dip, kiwi
2. Smoked salmon, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes, grapes
3. Hummus and whole wheat pita, Blanched Carrots, raisin and Sweet Glazed Walnuts
4. Almond butter and jam on sprouted bread sandwich, Tomato Basil Soup (thermos), Applesauce



GLUTEN-FREE

Most of the Cookus Interruptus videos are gluten-free.  Go to our Search Videos
page and type in "gluten-free".
Winter Menus

Omnivorous Meal:
Crackers, Brie and Sweet Pepper Relish
appetizer
Squash and Raisin Stuffed Chicken with Cranberry Sauce
Emerald City Salad
Brown Sugar Apple Pie

Vegetarian Meal
Rosemary Red Soup
Massaged Kale  and Apple Salad
Pumpkin Pecan Muffins
Date Pecan Bon Bons