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basil chimichurri

Basil Chimichurri – An Amazing Sauce in 5 Minutes

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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Spring Garlic Kale Soup

Garlic Kale Soup – Use All That Wonderful Spring Produce

This Spring Garlic Kale Soup is loaded with wonderful spring produce and cooks up in less than 20 minutes. Spring garlic (or green garlic) is merely immature garlic that is removed by the farmer to give the other plants more room to grow. It has a slightly milder garlic taste, and you can chop up…

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Microgreens Pesto

Microgreens Pesto – A Versatile Sauce

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

Microgreens and Tuna Salad – Nutrient Rich

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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quinoa stuffed squash

Stuffed Squash with Quinoa and Sausage – Nutritionally Packed

Summer stuffed squash is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, and Vitamin B6. This quick and easy filling uses quinoa as a binder. You can make extra quinoa the night before for this recipe or cook it up while you are preparing the other ingredients. Stuffed Squash…

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Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole in the Pressure Cooker

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

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

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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apple carrot beet swiss chard

Apple, Carrot, Beet, and Swiss Chard Juice – Nutrient Loading

This Apple Carrot Beet Swiss Chard Juice will be an earthy deep red color. Believe it or not, there is a lot of sweetness from the apples, beets, and carrots. Also, a little bite from the ginger. Juicing is a quick way to get loads of nutrients into your body at once. Juicing is an excellent…

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Broccoli Beef recipe

Broccoli Beef – Simple and Ready in 30 Minutes

Broccoli Beef is a takeout staple you can easily make at home. Just a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes are all you need. This Broccoli dish is best served immediately after cooking and doesn’t reheat well per my husband (sorry, sweetie). In this simple stir fry, you want to cook it until it…

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