Chef Eric Stein, MS RD CCE

Wellness Chef | Registered Dietitian
Certified Culinary Educator

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Sizzling Steak Fajitas

Sizzling Steak Fajitas If there is one thing I really love, it is eating with my hands. Tacos and sandwiches are among my favorite foods. This cold snap in Chicago really left me with desire to cook up something...... Read More »

Posted: January 9, 2014 12:11 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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S'mores with Graham Cracker Ice Cream

The theme for this month's Recipe Redux was to share our favorite kitchen gadgets. By far, one of my favorites is my CuisinArt ice cream maker. I am infatuated with making delicious flavors of ice cream and sorbet. I...... Read More »

Posted: December 21, 2012 1:12 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Christmas Lima Bean Stew

During the holiday season I am often asked to share some of my favorite vegetarian dishes, and this one is a sure bet to satisfy all the guests who grace your holiday table. This year I have simply fallen...... Read More »

Posted: December 4, 2012 10:09 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Simplicity Is Beautiful Carrot-Orange Salad

╩║Orange You Glad It's Fall╩║ I sure am!!! Fall is definitely my favorite season of the year. Autumn flavors and the changing leaves, not to mention my birthday and Halloween. During this time of the year, the farmers here...... Read More »

Posted: October 21, 2012 11:20 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Mussels in Ginger-Lime Broth with Fermented Black Beans

Fermented foods have been a dietary staple since ancient times, but very recently have been disappearing from our diets. Natural fermentation promotes healthy bacteria in the digestive system that helps maintain our good health. Modern pickles and sauerkraut, and...... Read More »

Posted: September 21, 2012 12:01 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Raw Chocolate Cherry Cake with Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

This is an awesome "No Bake" chocolate dessert that you will absolutely love. Choosing the right ingredients in one of the most important parts of these recipes. If you are making this cake truly raw vegan, be sure to...... Read More »

Posted: July 20, 2012 6:43 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Raw Root Vegetable Ravioli with Sundried Tomato Sauce and Fennel and Orange Salad

This month's Recipe ReDux Challenge was "No Cook Meals". There is no better way to beat the summer heat than to never have to turn on your oven or stove. Well, I decided to get real creative with this...... Read More »

Posted: July 19, 2012 11:40 PM  |  Comments: (8)  
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Raw Summer Corn Chowder with Radish and Avocado Salsa

Few ingredients express the summer season more than sweet corn. This is a simple and delicious raw vegan corn soup that features an equally simple and delicious radish and avocado salsa. While these recipes are simple to prepare, the...... Read More »

Posted: July 19, 2012 10:54 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Chocolate Hazelnut Trifle With Strawberry Compote

Chocolate Hazelnut Trifle with Strawberry Compote This months Recipe Redux assignment was to create "Small Bites to Celebrate a Big Event". It's the 1st birthday of the Redux and to celebrate all the food bloggers created small bite desserts....... Read More »

Posted: June 21, 2012 1:00 AM  |  Comments: (7)  
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Black Lentil and Portabello Beggar's Purse with Vegan Demi Glace

Beggar's Purse with Vegan Demi are one of my favorite go to dishes for dinner parties and catering. One of my philosophies on vegetarian cuisine is to create items that meat eaters would want to eat, and this dish...... Read More »

Posted: May 22, 2012 9:30 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Roasted Sardines with Smoked Paprika Emulsion, Chickpea and Fennel Salad with Roasted Lemon Vinaigrette

This is my first submission to a great online community known as the Recipe Redux. This month's theme was "Small Fishes". I chose sardines for this challenge for a variety of reasons. Sardines are truly a nutritional powerhouse providing...... Read More »

Posted: May 21, 2012 1:00 AM  |  Comments: (8)  
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Zucchini Fettuccini With Garden Vegetables and Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

I am pleased to present this recipe today as part of a cooking demonstration I am doing for Food Revolution Day. This salad is based on the use of herbs and vegetables commonly grown in home gardens across America....... Read More »

Posted: May 19, 2012 2:26 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Raw Vegan Pad Thai

Raw Vegan Pad Thai While it may be a stretch to call this "Pad Thai", this is a delicious raw vegan salad that emphasizes the technique of using thinly sliced summer squashes as the "noodles". It may seem like...... Read More »

Posted: May 4, 2012 12:14 AM  |  Comments: (2)  
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Quinoa and Calabacitas Enchiladas with Roasted Tomato Sauce

I used to live in Denver, Colorado where I was first turned on to calabacitas. A traditional dish of the Soutwest, calabacitas contains sauteed squash, onions, and peppers. There are numerous renditions of the dish, but this is by...... Read More »

Posted: April 30, 2012 11:27 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Gluten Free Triple Chocolate Cookies

Gluten Free Triple Chocolate Cookies I have no idea where I got this recipe... Some how I must have inherited it over the years, but I am sure glad that I found it. These are truely amazing chocolate cookies...... Read More »

Posted: April 23, 2012 8:41 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Quinoa Tabbouleh

This is one of my go to recipes for sure whether I am going to a dinner party or presenting a cooking demonstration. Quinoa is my absolute favorite grain due to its versatility, and this recipe is packed with...... Read More »

Posted: April 23, 2012 7:31 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Green Salad with Pomegranate-Harissa Vinaigrette

This recipe calls for "mixed salad greens". You can use whatever blend you like. Some great choices include arugula, radicchio, red endive, lola rosa, red oak, baby chard, frisee, watercress, spinach, and even shredded red cabbage. I generally cut...... Read More »

Posted: February 27, 2012 11:00 AM  |  Comments: (0)  
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Pan Roasted Salmon with Saffron-Yellow Pepper Coulis and Zucchini Whole Wheat Pasta

Pan Roasted Salmon with Yellow Pepper Coulis and Zucchini Whole Wheat Pasta This is a great dish to get yourself eating more omega-3 rich salmon. I recommend choosing wild salmon for a variety of reasons, namely its rich flavor and...... Read More »

Posted: February 24, 2012 1:47 PM  |  Comments: (1)  
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Very Cherry Spelt Cookies

I developed the recipe for these cookies when I was first becoming interested in Spa Cuisine. They are a cakey cookie that uses spelt flour instead of whole wheat flour. I prefer spelt because I like how its earthly...... Read More »

Posted: February 23, 2012 11:43 PM  |  Comments: (0)  
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