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Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash

This simple preparation of herb and garlic spaghetti squash is delicious as a side dish on its own, or toss it in a green salad for added flavor and texture. Spaghetti squash is nutritionally better to white pasta, which doesn’t contain much nutritional content or vitamins. Spaghetti squash contains vitamin A and vitamin C, which…

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Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This easy shrimp and avocado salad makes a fun presentation on top of the avocado halves, or you can just slice up the avocado and add it to the shrimp and serve on lettuce. Avocados are incredibly nutrient dense with over 20 vitamins in minerals packed inside that lovely green skin. This looks best with small shrimp, for this…

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Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad

Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

This simple Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad makes a very striking presentation and is loaded with healthy goodness. The nuts and olive oil provide a good dose of unsaturated fats. The beets are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. I like to roast my beets the night before and let them chill in…

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Spiced Candied Jujubes

Spiced Candied Jujubes – Served with Rice and Lentils

This Spiced Candied Jujubes recipe is made from the real fruit called Jujube.  Jujubes have plenty of different names such as Indian Dates, Korean Dates, and Chinese Red Dates and are a favorite health food in the East. They can be used as a substitute for dates in most recipes. This recipe is my variation of…

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Maple Cinnamon Squash

Maple Cinnamon Squash – A Simple Way To Prepare Winter Squash

Maple Cinnamon Squash is a simple way to prepare winter squash. You can use your favorite variety such as pumpkin, butternut, acorn, delicata, etc. Winter squash has long been known as an essential food source of carotenoids. Recently research studies document just how fantastic winter squash can be when it comes to these critical antioxidants.…

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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…

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Butternut Squash Appetizers

Butternut Squash Appetizers – Excellent Source of Fiber

Making Butternut Squash Appetizers from Butternut Squash is an excellent source of fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, and several other vital nutrients. Butternut squash contains nearly half of your daily dose of vitamin C.  Because of butternut squash’s high antioxidant content,  it may have anti-inflammatory effects, helping you to reduce your risk of inflammation-related disorders like rheumatoid arthritis. Its long neck makes the…

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Broccoli Gratin - Pairing Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese

Broccoli Gratin – Pairing Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese

Broccoli Gratin is an excellent pairing of Broccoli and cheddar cheese. This dish is weeknight feast, but you can also double or triple it up for an excellent holiday side dish. To prepare ahead of time, make the topping and precook the broccoli a few hours ahead of time. Prepare the sauce and assemble just…

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Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille is a peasant dish with origins in the Provence region of France. It is a simple but flavorful combination of summer produce like eggplant, zucchini (or other summer squash), and tomatoes. Toss in some onions and garlic plus fresh herbs for extra flavor, and you have a delicious vegetable dish. In the movie of…

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Parmesan Rosemary Radishes

Parmesan Rosemary Radishes – Juicy & Lightly Sweet

Parmesan Rosemary Radishes is about roasting root vegetables. Roasting root vegetables cause the natural sugars to caramelize resulting in a less bitter and slightly sweet taste. Caramelizing can help you “sell” strong-tasting vegetables like radishes to picky eaters. Once roasted, roasted radishes can be very addicting. Roasted radishes are juicy and lightly sweet with a…

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