True Food Kitchen Recipes

True Food Kitchen Recipes

About Welcome to True Food Kitchen – a health-driven, seasonal restaurant merging nutrient-rich ingredients with a flavor-forward menu that rotates regularly to let guests experience great-tasting ingredients at the peak of their freshness. Our open kitchen brings guests closer to our culinary craft while showcasing that there’s nothing secret about the way we prepare our dishes. Dishes like our signature Spaghetti Squash Casserole, Inside Out Quinoa Burger, Scottish Steelhead, flavorful and healthful bowls, pizzas and antioxidant-packed desserts. Our scratch bar is brimming with a selection of wine, local beers and seasonal cocktails made using fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices paired with organic spirits. “Honest food that tastes really good” At True Food Kitchen, we cater to nearly every food preference with a variety of gluten-free, naturally organic, vegetarian and vegan offerings. This commitment to quality and creativity ensures a menu that encourages exploration all throughout the year. We believe that living well isn’t just about eating the right food, but about sharing it with the right people. At our restaurants, guests are presented with the opportunity to enjoy meals without compromise. To be true to what matters most – not to anyone else but ourselves. True Food Kitchen is based on the idea that food should make you feel better – not worse – and that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste to live a healthier lifestyle. Every meal we serve is prepared to that standard.
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True Food Kitchen Recipes

Welcome to True Food Kitchen – a health-driven, seasonal restaurant merging nutrient-rich ingredients with a flavor-forward menu that rotates regularly to let guests experience great-tasting ingredients at the peak of their freshness. Our open kitchen brings guests closer to our culinary craft while showcasing that there’s nothing secret about the way we prepare our dishes. Dishes like our signature Spaghetti Squash Casserole, Inside Out Quinoa Burger, Scottish Steelhead, flavorful and healthful bowls, pizzas and antioxidant-packed desserts. Our scratch bar is brimming with a selection of wine, local beers and seasonal cocktails made using fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices paired with organic spirits. “Honest food that tastes really good” At True Food Kitchen, we cater to nearly every food preference with a variety of gluten-free, naturally organic, vegetarian and vegan offerings. This commitment to quality and creativity ensures a menu that encourages exploration all throughout the year. We believe that living well isn’t just about eating the right food, but about sharing it with the right people. At our restaurants, guests are presented with the opportunity to enjoy meals without compromise. To be true to what matters most – not to anyone else but ourselves. True Food Kitchen is based on the idea that food should make you feel better – not worse – and that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste to live a healthier lifestyle. Every meal we serve is prepared to that standard.
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True Food Kitchen Recipes

I also frequently enjoy recipes from Dr. Weil’s cookbook, True Food: Season, Sustainable, Simple Pure, and have made several recipes which both <3M and I love. It’s a rarity to find a cookbook where all the recipes are exceptional! I especially love this cookbook because a few of the True Food Kitchen menu items are included in the cookbook and it’s always nice to remake restaurant favorites at home.
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True Food Kitchen Recipes

At True Food Kitchen, we cater to nearly every food preference with a variety of gluten-free, naturally organic, vegetarian and vegan offerings. This commitment to quality and creativity ensures a menu that encourages exploration all throughout the year. We believe that living well isn’t just about eating the right food, but about sharing it with the right people. At our restaurants, guests are presented with the opportunity to enjoy meals without compromise. To be true to what matters most – not to anyone else but ourselves. True Food Kitchen is based on the idea that food should make you feel better – not worse – and that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste to live a healthier lifestyle. Every meal we serve is prepared to that standard.
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True Food Kitchen Recipes

When True Food Kitchen opened in Austin, Texas earlier this year I was ecstatic. For years I had been reading reviews from other bloggers who frequented True Food Kitchen in other cities. The restaurant’s food philosophy, based on Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet preferences, is a lifestyle that easily aligns with my own eating habits.  The restaurant promotes eating seasonally with an emphasis on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and seafood while incorporating red wine, healthier sweets (like dark chocolate), and other sources of protein moderately — 1-2 times a week and this Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower fits perfectly into the True Food Kitchen menu.
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True Food Kitchen Recipes

“Here’s the signature dish of True Food Kitchen. People who never imagined eating raw kale quickly became devoted. Unlike most salads, True Food Kitchen’s Kale Salad gets even better in the fridge overnight. Make the extra effort to find Tuscan kale—also sometimes labeled as black kale, cavolo nero, or dinosaur kale—as its deeper color and more complex flavor really lift this into the salad stratosphere.”—Dr. Andrew Weil ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 garlic cloves, minced½ teaspoon salt Pinch of red pepper flakes 2 bunches kale (about 14 ounces), ribs removed and leaves sliced into ¼ -inch shreds ½ cup finely grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (grated on a Microplane) 2 tablespoons toasted whole wheat bread crumbs Grana Padano or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese shavings, for garnish 1. In a salad bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and red pepper flakes. Add the kale and toss well to coat. Let the salad sit at room temperature for 10 to 30 minutes. Add the grated cheese and bread crumbs and toss again. 2. Garnish with the cheese shavings before serving. Cover any leftovers and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

True Food Kitchen Recipes

Kale SaladDittie Isager“Here’s the signature dish of True Food Kitchen. People who never imagined eating raw kale quickly became devoted. Unlike most salads, True Food Kitchen’s Kale Salad gets even better in the fridge overnight. Make the extra effort to find Tuscan kale—also sometimes labeled as black kale, cavolo nero, or dinosaur kale—as its deeper color and more complex flavor really lift this into the salad stratosphere.”—Dr. Andrew Weil ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 garlic cloves, minced½ teaspoon salt Pinch of red pepper flakes 2 bunches kale (about 14 ounces), ribs removed and leaves sliced into ¼ -inch shreds ½ cup finely grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (grated on a Microplane) 2 tablespoons toasted whole wheat bread crumbs Grana Padano or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese shavings, for garnish 1. In a salad bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and red pepper flakes. Add the kale and toss well to coat. Let the salad sit at room temperature for 10 to 30 minutes. Add the grated cheese and bread crumbs and toss again. 2. Garnish with the cheese shavings before serving. Cover any leftovers and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

True Food Kitchen Recipes

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4.3 from 3 reviews Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower, a True Foods Kitchen Copycat Recipe Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower is a simple yet rustic side dish dressed in a harissa-tahini sauce with fresh herbs, chopped dates and toasted pistachios for crunch, all inspired from True Food Kitchen. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into florets 2 tablespoons olive oil ⅓ cup tahini 2 cloves garlic, pressed and separated juice of half a lemon 1-2 tablespoon harissa, depending on spice preference 4 tablespoons vegetable broth, plus 2-3 tablespoons as needed ½ teaspoon salt 3 dates, diced 2 tablespoons mint, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons dill ¼ cup toasted pistachios Instructions Preheat oven to 450* and line a large baking sheet with parchment and set aside In a medium sized bowl, toss together the cauliflower florets, 1 clove of garlic and the olive oil Spread the cauliflower evenly onto the prepared baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes While the cauliflower roasts make the tahini-harissa dressing In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining garlic, tahini, lemon juice, harissa, vegetable broth, and salt. If the dressing is a bit thick and does not easily drizzle off the whisk, add more vegetable broth 1 tablespoon at a time. When the cauliflower is lightly browned and tender, remove it from the oven. Allow it to cool about 5 minutes then transfer to a medium size bowl. Toss the cauliflower with half of the tahini-harissa dressing then lightly fold in the dates and pistachios. Top with chopped mint and dill and serve immediately. Remaining tahini-harissa dressing can be stored up for a week in the refrigerator. 3.5.3218  

4.3 from 3 reviews Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower, a True Foods Kitchen Copycat Recipe Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins Roasted Mediterranean Cauliflower is a simple yet rustic side dish dressed in a harissa-tahini sauce with fresh herbs, chopped dates and toasted pistachios for crunch, all inspired from True Food Kitchen. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into florets 2 tablespoons olive oil ⅓ cup tahini 2 cloves garlic, pressed and separated juice of half a lemon 1-2 tablespoon harissa, depending on spice preference 4 tablespoons vegetable broth, plus 2-3 tablespoons as needed ½ teaspoon salt 3 dates, diced 2 tablespoons mint, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons dill ¼ cup toasted pistachios Instructions Preheat oven to 450* and line a large baking sheet with parchment and set aside In a medium sized bowl, toss together the cauliflower florets, 1 clove of garlic and the olive oil Spread the cauliflower evenly onto the prepared baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes While the cauliflower roasts make the tahini-harissa dressing In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining garlic, tahini, lemon juice, harissa, vegetable broth, and salt. If the dressing is a bit thick and does not easily drizzle off the whisk, add more vegetable broth 1 tablespoon at a time. When the cauliflower is lightly browned and tender, remove it from the oven. Allow it to cool about 5 minutes then transfer to a medium size bowl. Toss the cauliflower with half of the tahini-harissa dressing then lightly fold in the dates and pistachios. Top with chopped mint and dill and serve immediately. Remaining tahini-harissa dressing can be stored up for a week in the refrigerator. 3.5.3218