Category: Recipes



Smokey Eggplant Dip

We love eggplant. We roast it. We stuff and bake it. We stir-fry it with mushrooms and onions. We also love all sorts of eggplant dips. The problem with so many of them is that they are full of fat. … Continue reading

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Cilantro Pesto

We thought we’d whip up our super-easy, super-delicious, and super-nutritious version of pesto. Because we love cilantro, we thought we would put a Latin spin on an Italian favorite. This pesto is jam-packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and disease-fighting … Continue reading

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Mexican Chorizo Hash with Eggs

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so we here at U Rock Girl are getting ready to celebrate with some kicked up recipes. No basic tacos, nachos, and burritos here (and they won’t be missed). We’ve dug into … Continue reading

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Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Herbs, including basil and parsley, are from plants and plant parts. Spices, such as turmeric, chili powder, and paprika, often come from the … Continue reading

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Easy Sushi Hand Rolls

Anyone who knows us knows that our favorite food, hands down, is sushi. We are not into rolls – we do straight up sushi and sashimi and will eat just about anything. Rarely we look at a menu when going to a … Continue reading

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Crustless Goat Cheese and Leek Quiche

Easter is just a few hops away from arriving. Haven’t decided what to prepare yet? Try our crust-less goat cheese and leek quiche. While the kids go hunting for eggs filled with surprises, you can be chewing happily away on … Continue reading

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Healthy Passover Lasagna

Monday at sundown marks the beginning of the 8-day celebration of Passover for Jews all over the world. Passover is the holiday that celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their enslavement. Because they fled Egypt in … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles, Crab, Avocado with Scallion Vinaigrette

Aaah, spring is in the air. Time to lighten up your meals. You want your meals to be well-balanced, with good carbs, lean protein, and healthy fats, so you can walk away from your meal feeling energetic, not weighed-down. And … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

It’s the first day of Spring!  The Vernal Equinox. Twelve hours of sunlight. In sunny Southern California, we’re celebrating it in the pool. Oh yes, it’s warm enough to go swimming. Good-bye winter – so glad you’re gone. Spring represents … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Menu

St. Patty’s Day. A day to celebrate all things Irish. The Blarney stone. Erin Go ‘Braugh. Corned beef and cabbage. Irish soda bread. Guinness stout. Potatoes. We’re sure we’re not going to shock you when we tell you most of … Continue reading

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