What’s Gaby Cooking

Cinnamon, Almond, and Brown Sugar Granola

While Aaron is in Tokyo this week I have been contemplating putting up our Christmas tree.  I know it’s not even Thanksgiving yet (which is exactly what he would say!), but it’s all so pretty and festive so why not enjoy it a little longer?  Right?  Anyone?  Luckily, there’s so much going on this week that I haven’t been able to indulge in my Christmas fantasies, but that hasn’t stopped me from craving all of those great seasonal flavors.  I am all about anything cinnamon or cranberry these days.  Lucky for …

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Cinnamon Apple Cakes

Even though the rest of the country is currently getting into the “fall” spirit, it’s still hot and sunny here in LA! But, I (Gaby) am taking one for the team and firing up my oven and getting ready for all the fantastic fall baking that is about to happen. First up, these mini Cinnamon Apple Cakes! Cinnamon Apple Cake Ingredients: 4 cups sliced and peeled 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground …

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Nectarine and Kale Salad

I (Gaby) can’t even begin to process the fact that summer is almost over! It seems like this year has flown by and I’m not quite ready to part with all the gorgeous summer produce my farmers market has to offer.  Today I’m paying tribute to these last few weeks of perfect LA weather with my Nectarine and Kale Salad. Nectarine and Kale Salad Ingredients 2 large bunches lactino kale 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons orange muscat vinegar or champagne vinegar 3 tablespoons freshly-squeezed …

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Grilled Chicken with Avocado Tomatillo Sauce

Last week my in-laws were in town so we spent the better part of a week and a half taking them to our favorite restaurants and cafes around town.  We had some very memorable meals, but, needless to say, by the time they left I was craving some simple, healthy bites cooked at home.  When Gaby told us what she was planning for today’s post, I could hardly wait to get my hands on the recipe and try it for myself– which is exactly what I did last Sunday night before we left for China.  This Avocado Tomatillo Sauce is absolutely …

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