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  • Five Minute Cilantro Hummus

    By Elana Horwich

    June 11, 2015 | 11:57 am

    To be exact, my students timed how long it took me to make this hummus (while explaining the procedure, mind you!) and it was closer to 3 ½ minutes. I suspect by your second or third attempt, you will be just as fast.

    The logic behind a freshly-tasting, quick-to-make hummus:...

  • Spicy Black Cod Tacos [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    September 8, 2014 | 5:12 pm

    The innovation of these tacos were mothered by pure hunger.

    I happened to have a fresh piece of black cod in the fridge, but besides that there was nothing to eat except for an old package of blue corn tortillas from a Mexican dinner party I had catered. In the near empty veggie...

  • How To Stuff Your Face and Stay Thin Over the Holidays

    By Elana Horwich

    December 18, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Eat only celery! Just kidding. Like that’s an option. People who give that kind of advice clearly could never be good in bed.

    We warm-blooded people are all going to eat a lot…as this is a time to relax, be with loved ones and stuff our happy faces.

    I often talk about how food...

  • How To Make The Best Quinoa In Town

    By Elana Horwich

    October 9, 2013 | 9:00 am

    The Basics of Quinoa

    I make the best quinoa in town, and considering I live in the capital of quinoa, Los Angeles, this is quite an accomplishment

    My tricks are:

    1. Make your life easy and buy a rice cooker. (buy here)
    2. Dress the quinoa while it is hot and serve it while...
  • Vigor Triggers: Spring Herbs

    By Elana Horwich

    May 1, 2013 | 12:00 pm


    Mint is perfect for an after dinner herbal tea. It:

    • aids digestion
    • is beneficial for nausea and flatulence
    • can help headaches or migraines. (Hint: take a little peppermint essential oil and rub it on your temples and scalp when you have a headache)

    Parsley is...

  • Oy Veh, a Vegan Salad [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    April 18, 2013 | 12:00 pm

    While I am away travelling I want to make sure you all eat!

    The last thing a cook wants to hear when she walks into a party that she has been preparing for for three days is that someone, the party-host’s brother no less, is a vegan. Had I known I would have made some of the...

  • Quinoa Tabouli with Four Fresh Herbs (RECIPE)

    By Elana Horwich

    January 21, 2013 | 11:00 am

    A recipe from last Wednesday's Fab Five Cooking Class....

    I do not propose to make a tabouli that will revolutionize world-wide tabouli. In fact, this recipe is not technically even tabouli at all.  It is made with quinoa and adds fresh basil and cilantro, all of which are...