Recipes

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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ABC Juice - 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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30 Minute Dinners

30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Grabbing Fast Food

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans is a healthy and easy side dish that is not only delicious but allergy-friendly as well. Roasting the carrots draws out the sweetness and gives the garlic a nice nutty flavor. Depending on how thick you cut the carrots they take slightly longer to roast, so I recommend keeping…

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