Recipes

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel – Healthy Side Dish

Grilled Baby Potatoes

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel is an easy and healthy side dish you can prepare alongside your other grilled favorites. Potatoes are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6. Baby potatoes, sometimes called new potatoes, are young potatoes that are harvested early to give the other potatoes more room and nutrients to…

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Smashed Baby Potatoes – Perfect For Small Potatoes

baby potatoes

Smashed Baby Potatoes are a deliciously easy way to prepare soft-skinned small potatoes. Boiling, then smashing and baking creates a crispy crust and a creamy soft interior. Potatoes have gotten a bad rap lately because of their carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly complex carbohydrates which your body needs. Also, they are loaded with potassium which…

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Basil Chimichurri – An Amazing Sauce in 5 Minutes

basil chimichurri

Basil Chimichurri is a variation of the famous Argentine green sauce using basil in addition to the traditional parsley and oregano. Or you can use all basil, or add in some cilantro, or whatever fresh herbs you have on hand. Use it as a marinade or serve it on beef, vegetables, pasta, or a spread…

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Microgreens Pesto – A Versatile Sauce

Microgreens Pesto

Microgreens Pesto is a versatile sauce. We like to put it on pasta, but you can use it as a condiment, a salad dressing, on pizza, on pasta, on sandwiches, and side dishes. Microgreens Pesto Ingredients 2 cups Microgreens (your choice) 2 cups Fresh Kale, Chopped (no stems) 1/4 cup Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds) unsalted 2…

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Swiss Chard with Onions and Vinegar

swiss chard with onions and vinegar

If you’re stuck in the rut of spinach from a plastic clamshell every week, it’s time to get on the Swiss Chard train! The stems from Swiss chard shouldn’t be thrown in the trash; they add a layer of flavor and texture to any sauté. A leafy vegetable, Swiss Chard, is the same species as…

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Microgreens and Tuna Salad – Nutrient Rich

Microgreens and Tuna Salad

This Microgreens and Tuna Salad is topped with an easy homemade Lemon Thyme Dressing for a delicious meal when you don’t feel like heating the house. Microgreens are seedlings that are harvested once they get their first true leaves, about 2-3 weeks. Many microgreens have more vitamins and minerals than their mature plant counterpart. They…

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Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole in the Pressure Cooker

Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

This Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole has all of the flavors of traditional Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage made faster, easier and less offensive to the olfactory senses.  My Hungarian mother-in-law makes her mother’s stuffed cabbage recipe every year just before Christmas. It is easy, but a little labor-intensive to fill and roll each piece, and then it simmers for…

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Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple but healthy meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. The vegetables retain their crispness (and nutrients), offering a nice compliment to the tender chicken. The two essential vegetables here are carrots and bok choy, both of which are excellent sources of the antioxidant…

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