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Popular Recipes

Salad Nicoise with Lemon Vinaigrette – June 2012

This is a great summer salad. It can be made quickly if you have all the ingredients on hand. Keep a can of chunk light tuna in water on hand in the refrigerator. I buy the fresh green beans already cleaned and cut in bags at the store and can be simply cooked in the...

Vegetable Lentil Soup – February 2012

This soup is a compilation of recipes that I have looked through and tried to find the one with the highest flavor. I always double the veggies that a recipe calls for. I liked the twist of having the wine along with chicken stock. This is a great lentil soup that...

Creamed Spinach Recipe – December 2011

This recipe is a low fat version of your steak house creamed spinach. Active prep and cooking time: 10 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes 12 oz bagged fresh baby...

Roasted Lemon Brussels Sprouts – November 2011

Here's a Roasted Lemon Brussels Sprouts recipe to brighten up your day. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds fresh brussels sprouts, end trimmed and halved 1 lemon, cut into quarters and then into paper thin slices 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2...

Orange and Beet Salad – October 2011

Here's an orange and beet salad to brighten up your day. The peppery arugula complements the sweetness of the beets and oranges. Ingredients: 1 bunch of beets, leaves removed (save them for beet greens!) - about 4 or 5 medium sized 2 large navel oranges, peels cut off...

Asian Coleslaw With Tangy Rice Vinegar Dressing

This is such a lovely side dish for chicken or fish. We love the crunch and the sweetness. Ingredients: 1 bag shredded cabbage with carrots (Fresh Express is one brand) 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup rice vinegar 3/4 teaspoon sesame seed oil 1 bunch...

Thai Cucumber Salad

This sweet and tangy summer salad of cucumber, cilantro, and peanuts with just a hint of heat is always a hit at picnics and potlucks. Ingredients: 3 large cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup white sugar...

Italian Kale

An easy Italian-style preparation of Kale. The simple additions of balsamic vinegar and minced garlic show off Kale's natural sweetness and rich texture. Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves coarsely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil...