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Spicy Coconut Broth

This broth is a wonderful base for your favorite vegetables, meat, or seafood. You can mix and match the veggies you like.  Toss in a few shrimp or some shredded chicken and you’ve got an incredibly healthy and satisfying soup. … Continue reading

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Asian Meatball Lettuce Wraps

These little wraps are a great way to get your kids to eat more leafy greens.  Use any ground meat that you like. 1 1/3 lb. ground beef, or chicken, or turkey, or pork, etc. 1 egg 3 T. hoisin … Continue reading

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Spicy Pork And Mustard Green Soup

I just finished eating this.  It was so good that I wanted to share it right away.  I am lazy lately and have been just cooking out of magazines instead of coming up with my own recipes.  So, sorry Blog … Continue reading

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Poached Cod with Tomato and Saffron

This is a wonderfully easy, quick, healthy dish that I adapted from Bon Appetit.  I doubled the recipe for eight people, and served 6 oz. portions instead of 5 oz. portions, which are harder to find.  Serve this with lots … Continue reading

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Swordfish with Caramelized Corn and Fennel

I love the way fennel becomes so sweet and mellow when you saute it.  The combination of corn and fennel makes for a sweet, nutty side dish that could accompany any of your favorite summertime entrees.  I used fresh corn … Continue reading

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Stacked Tacos with Fried Eggs

Eggs are the new bacon. 2 C. dried pinto beans* 4 C. water 1 onion, diced 2 t. cumin 2 t. chili powder 2 t. salt 2 C. leftover roasted chicken, cubed 1 C. shredded cabbage 1 jalapeño, sliced 1/2 … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Herbs

This dish tastes like summer in a bowl!  Full of flavor and protein, this salad can be a main course or a tasty side dish.  This is perfect to make on a hot day since you can roast the eggplant … Continue reading

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Asian Steak Salad with Ginger Dressing

Now that the days are getting warmer I am working on some lighter dishes that don’t have to be served piping hot.  The marinade gives this steak a sweet and smoky flavor and the dressing is cool and crisp.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Summer Borscht

Traditional borscht is made with a beef shank and cooked for hours until it’s rich and meaty.  Great for cold winter months, but too heavy for summer.  All the veggies in traditional borscht are in season now and can be … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Roasted Vegetables

The idea here is to buy the freshest and most beautiful veggies that are in season in your area.  Roasting vegetables intensifies their sweetness and heightens their flavor.  This recipe works for any mix of veggies.  Choose herbs that are … Continue reading

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