Karin Lazarus



Karin Lazarus baked her first batch of cookies when her mom gave her a Mix Master and a Betty Crocker cookbook when she was just 8 years old. She has been cooking ever since. Creating her own recipes and trying them out on family and friends is her greatest passion. She's dedicated to using natural, whole foods and fresh, vibrant, adventurous, ingredients to create recipes that are good for you and a pleasure to eat. In 2009, she took home the grand prize in Sharffen Berger's chocolate recipe contest for her Chocolate-Filled Pandan Dumplings

Grilled Peaches and Cream

An elegant, supereasy dessert.

Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Miso Vinaigrette
Long, slender Japanese eggplant are lovely, but this side dish also works well with regular eggplant or zucchini.
Mediterranean Grilled Vegetables
If you can't find baby vegetables, use larger ones and cut into 2-inch pieces.
Grilled Pita Bread
A crispy accompaniment to grilled vegetables or fish.
Turkey-Feta Burgers with Cantaloupe-Cranberry Salsa
Place these tasty burgers atop a mound of arugula tossed with olive oil and lemon juice.
Spicy Toasted Almonds
Easy and addictive, these crunchy treats keep for about two weeks in a tightly covered container. They also make an excellent host gift.
Chicken with Herb Cheese and Tomatoes
A luscious combination of classic flavors, this dish goes together quickly but tastes special enough for guests.
Chicken with Orange-Ginger Sauce
Simple and elegant, this dinner goes together quickly for unexpected guests. Use bottled ginger and garlic to save time. Serve with steamed snow peas and brown rice pilaf.
Farro with Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, and Toasted Pecans
This vegetarian entree goes together quickly and is special enough for guests.
Turkey Burgers with Avocado Salsa
Turkey and egg both provide tryptophan, and you'll find much-needed magnesium in the greens and sunflower seeds.
Pear Tart with Cornmeal Crust
A pretty open-face tart gains new dimension with this crunchy, nutty crust.
Chicken Salad Veronique
Here’s an easy way to use leftover chicken from last night’s barbecue.
Ginger-Sesame Baked Halibut
Delicate halibut, spicy ginger, a crunchy flaxseed-sesame topping, and a cool pineapple relish create a dish that’s beautiful, delicious, and full of anti-inflammatory nutrients.
Seared Tempeh with Grilled Watermelon and Apricots
Accompany with cracked wheat and couscous pilaf plus steamed sugar snap peas.
Turkey Salad with Dried Blueberries
In this updated salad, dried blueberries add nutrients and flavor, and using buttermilk in the dressing keeps fat and calories down.
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