Recipes

Blueberry Vinaigrette

Blueberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Fresh and Healthy

This Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette whips up in minutes and packs a colorful, sweet and slightly acidic punch to your salads. Blueberries are low in calorie, and high in water content and fiber as well as vitamin C and K. They get their blue color from anthocyanins, a powerful antioxidant which helps protect your body from…

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Lemon Herb Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad – Best Flavors of Spring

This Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad takes some of the best flavors of spring and grills them for a bolder flavor. This is best with younger, less woody asparagus and carrots. But, if you have thicker ones, you can peel the woody part of the asparagus and trim out the hard center core of the…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables

10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Radish Recipes

15 Radish Recipes to Break Out of the Salad Rut

Radishes are wonderful in salads. But with these Radish recipes, I show that there are so many tasty ways to enjoy these healthy little roots that it’s time to free them from the salad bowl, at least for a while. Most people think of radishes as small round red balls, but there are hundreds of…

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Cock-a-Leekie Soup

Cock-a-Leekie Soup – Made with Plenty of Leeks

Cock-a-Leekie Soup is a traditional Scottish chicken and barley soup made with plenty of leeks. Depending on your cooking method, it can be made in 30-45 minutes, making it a delicious option for any night of the week. Leeks are the star of this Cock-a-Leekie soup. Like all members of the allium family (which also…

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Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw

Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw – A Low-Carb Alternative

This Keto Kohlrabi Coleslaw is a fabulous addition to your summer meals that everyone will enjoy. Kohlrabi was selectively bred from cabbage to have a thicker stem so it could withstand colder climates. It is high in potassium (lower blood pressure), vitamin C (a powerful antioxidant), and phytonutrients like glucosinolates, (may have anti-cancer, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and antibacterial…

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Garlic Herb Chicken

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken with Seasonal Vegetables

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken is a quick healthy meal with minimal cleanup. Yeah! Perfect for hot summer nights when you don’t want a heavy meal or to heat up the kitchen. Foil packets are wonderfully versatile. Mix it up with whatever vegetables are in season to get the best flavors and highest nutritional value.…

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Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade

Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade – A Tasty Alternative

This Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade would be delicious with pork, chicken or fish. The Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade recipe is a tasty alternative to the lemon and orange juice traditionally used in a marinade. Grapefruits, like most citrus fruits, are loaded with antioxidants, particularly vitamin C. They also have a good amount of fiber, potassium,…

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Arugula strawberry Salad

Arugula Strawberry Salad – With Salmon

Arugula strawberry salad is everything we want in a summer meal: Fast, easy, and super fresh. This peppery arugula strawberry salad is super uncomplicated. Greens, avocado, strawberries, and red onion, tossed together with the balsamic vinaigrette and enjoyed with bites of crispy grilled salmon. Optionally you can add pistachios and/or feta. Add/substitute/make changes as desired! Since garlic chives are a…

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Grapefruit Sorbet

Grapefruit Sorbet – A Refreshing Creamy Frozen Treat

This Grapefruit Sorbet is a refreshing creamy frozen treat made without added sugar or dairy. And you don’t need an ice cream freezer to make it thanks to the emulsification provided by the egg whites and gelatin. This Grapefruit Sorbet recipe uses both Ruby Red grapefruit and oranges for a tart-sweet dose of vitamin C,…

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