Posts Tagged ‘peppers’

Chili Peppers – 25 Delightful Vitamin Rich Recipes

25 chili peppers recipes

Hot chili peppers are a wonderful way to add a spicy flavor to your dishes as well as nutritional benefits. The Capsicum genus originated in the Americas and spread throughout the world after the Columbian Exchange resulting in the wide variety of colors, shapes, and heat levels we see today. Chili versus Chilli versus Chile…

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Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers

Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers will definitely change things up at dinner time. They might just become your new favorite side dish. These are great with grilled steak or salmon. Sesame-Soy Grilled Shishito Peppers Ingredients 8 ounces shishito peppers, rinsed salt to taste tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon grated garlic ½ teaspoon…

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Garlic Sesame Zoodles – A Quick and Easy Side Dish

Garlic Sesame Zoodles

Garlic Sesame Zoodles is a quick and easy side dish that could also be a light lunch or dinner with your favorite protein added to it. A healthy dish in about 10 minutes. Zucchini noodles are a fun way to serve summer squash. You just need a spiralizer to cut the squash into long noodle…

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Easy No-Fuss Gazpacho – The Perfect Summer Soup

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Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup, using fresh seasonal ingredients with no cooking required. Some recipes blanch the peel off the tomato and others puree each vegetable individually. Neither step is necessary, in my opinion. Traditionally it is served with croutons or toast points (cut bread into triangles, butter, and toast). No-Fuss Gazpacho Ingredients 24…

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No Sugar Added Plum Sauce – A Healthier Version

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce is a healthier version of the traditional Asian sauce. It is delicious as a glaze on poultry and as a dipping sauce. This recipe is an excellent use of overripe plums. Plums contain powerful antioxidants polyphenols such as anthocyanins (responsible for the purple color) that contain anti-inflammatory properties and may…

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Bell Peppers – Long List of Health Benefits

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Bell peppers are technically a fruit but are often used and treated as a vegetable. They belong to the nightshade family (Tomato, Eggplant, Potatoes). There are variations in taste and color, ranging from deep green to bright red and orange in color, and from slightly hot to sweet in taste. They have a long list…

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Sausage and Pepper Hash – An Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage and Pepper Hash

Sausage and Pepper Hash is a healthy one-pan dish that cooks up in under 30 minutes. This Sausage and Pepper Hash is perfect for hot summer nights when bell peppers are at their best. Bell peppers are loaded with vitamin C, with 159% of the RDI in one serving. They also contain different amounts of…

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Pico De Gallo – Loaded with Healthy Antioxidants

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Pico de Gallo is a simple raw salsa made with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and cilantro. It is delicious with chips or alongside your favorite Mexican dishes. This salsa is loaded with healthy antioxidants like vitamins A and C as well as the specific flavonoids from the tomato (lycopene), peppers (capsaicin) and onions (quercitin). The amounts…

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Keep Hydrated with These 8 Summer Produce Superstars

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It is essential to keep hydrated during the hot summer months. Water is vital to keep your body functioning correctly. When it is hot and humid outside, you need to replace the water that is lost to sweating. Luckily, much of the produce that is in peak during those months are high in water content,…

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Green Pepper Hot Sauce – Instant and Homemade

Green Pepper Hot Sauce

This Green Pepper Hot Sauce is milder than most red Louisiana style hot sauces because the peppers used are milder. If you want it spicier, add spicier peppers like cayenne, serrano, and habanero. All varieties of peppers are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. Hot peppers are loaded with…

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