Delicious Recipes

Cantaloupe Salsa

Makes about 2 cups of salsa This would be great over grilled fish or chicken, not that ours ever got that far. It is equally good with tortilla chips. It occurred to me after the fact that this would be fun with a mix of honeydew and cantaloupe, for color and a bigger...

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Tuscon Carrot Top Soup

3 T Olive Oil 1 Medium onion, diced 2 Carrots, diced 1 Stalk celery, diced 3 Cloves garlic, minced 1/2 t salt 1/2 t pepper 6 Cups vegetable broth 1/4 Cup rice uncooked 1 1/2 Cups carrot tops, chopped 1/4 Cup parmesan cheese Sauté onion, carrots, celery and...

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Carrot and Beet Salad with Ginger

1/4 cup minced shallot (onions will work as well) 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup rice vinegar (available at Asian markets and some supermarkets) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 cup olive oil 4 cups finely...

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Chinese Cabbage (Asian Chicken Salad)

1 head Chinese cabbage, cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-wide strips  1 head of romaine or leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces  1/4 cup soy sauce/Tamari  1/4 cup fresh lemon juice  2 tablespoons sugar or honey  1 tablespoon distilled white...

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Gingery Salmon w/ Cucumber & Radish

courtesy of Cook’s Illustrated Broilers vary in heat output, so cooking times vary dramatically. When you are broiling, it is best not to walk away from the oven. Keep a close watch on your food, and start checking after a few minutes. Serve with basmati or...

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Cream of Garlic and Edamame Soup

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Bulb Garlic, separated into cloves and peeled 2 Bay Leaves 3 cups shelled Edamame 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup heavy cream Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat....

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Vegetable Curry

1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch chunks 1 small (or 1/2 large) head of cauliflower, cut into bite sized pieces 1 onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 Tbsp canola oil 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp grated ginger 2-3 Tbsp chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp curry powder 1/2 tsp...

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Edamame Ideas

(Soybeans) Literally translated, Edamame means “Beans on Branches” Strip the beans from the branches and then boil for 5-10 minutes in salted water.  Drain the beans and add a bit more salt or soy sauce.  Strip the beans from the pod either with...

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Cauliflower-Lentil Curry

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 cucumber, quartered lengthwise, seeded, and cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces (1/2 cup) 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for garnish 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small yellow onion,...

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Edamame Succotash Salad

(Real Food For Healthy Kids - July 2008)  Make this salad for lunch but serve it hot at dinner first. To give kids extra protein at lunch, add 1/2 cup finely chopped cold cooked chicken and round it out with a small whole-wheat roll and an apple.   2...

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Cauliflower and Feta Omlet

5 large eggs 2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 medium head cauliflower, cut into 1-inch-wide florets (3 cups) 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup crumbled feta (2 oz) 1/4 cup packed flat-leaf parsley leaves Beat eggs with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat oil in a 10-inch...

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Fairy Tale Eggplant, Green Beans and Red Curry Tofu

1 lb. fairy tale eggplant cut in slices 1 med. Sweet or red onion diced 1 lime’s worth of juice 1 tsp. sugar/honey/agave syrup (it’s really to your taste) 1 Tbs. soy sauce or tamari 1-2 Tbs. chopped cilantro or basil for garnish 1 Tbs. diced ginger 1 small...

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