Posts Tagged ‘chives’

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup – Refreshing During the Summer Heat

Cucumber Basil Soup

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup is a simple blender soup that is so refreshing during the summer heat. No cooking, just toss some fresh ingredients in a blender or food processor and enjoy. This summer soup uses the classic Mediterranean combination of cucumbers and yogurt, with some onions, chives, and basil for extra flavor. Cucumbers are…

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Beet Hummus – High In Nutrition, Fiber, and Protein

beet hummus

This easy organic Beet Hummus recipe whips up in 5 minutes and makes a lovely and healthy dip for vegetable sticks or chips or any other way you enjoy your hummus. The beets are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, add to that some fiber and protein in the chickpeas plus healthy fat from the…

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Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the carrots and beets specifically for this recipe, or cook up a double batch and serve roasted vegetables one night and save a portion to make…

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Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel with Almonds

Carrots and Fennel are roasted in the oven, highlighting their natural flavor and sweetness. A great accompaniment for any dinner. Like celery, fennel is filling and yet surprisingly low in calories. One cup of fennel is only 27 calories. Fennel offers potassium, vitamin C, and small amounts of folate. Carrots and Fennel Ingredients 1 pound…

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Creamy Keto Braised Celery – Triple It For the Holidays

Keto Braised Celery

Creamy Keto Braised Celery is a delicious side dish for any meal. It can easily be doubled or tripled for holidays or other parties. In addition to high doses of vitamin K, folate, fiber, potassium, and B and C vitamins, celery boasts an abundance of antioxidants that protect against unwanted oxidative damage to our cells,…

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Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful 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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Arugula Strawberry Salad – With Salmon

Arugula strawberry Salad

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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Green Goddess Dressing – Boost Your Immune System

green goddess dressing

Green Goddess Dressing is a creamy dressing made with mayonnaise, yogurt, and fresh herbs. It is delicious on salads and is a lovely accompaniment for fish. You can use any fresh herbs you choose, but parsley and chives are traditional. Parsley is a nutritional powerhouse with vitamins A, B, C, and K, and the minerals…

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Sheet Pan Roast Chicken and Summer Vegetables

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken

When summer heats up, this sheet pan roast chicken and summer vegetables make the perfect quick and healthy meal. Fresh herbs with chicken and seasonal vegetables roasted together in one pan for quick clean up. The bright colors of summer vegetables like eggplant, summer squashes, and tomatoes are loaded with health-boosting antioxidants. Plus they have…

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Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa – Source Of Fiber

Grilled Summer Squash

This Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa can be served as a hot side dish like pilaf or cold-like tabbouleh. Use any summer squash you have, i.e., zucchini, pattypan, cousa, etc. Grilling them and the onions before mixing them into the quinoa gives them a natural caramelized sweetness. All of the summer squashes are an excellent source…

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