Tag: healthyeating

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September 20, 2011
Grilled Fig and Eggplant Salad with Balsamic Honey Vinaigrette

I was out of town for the first few weeks of September and was in a slight panic that I was going to miss out on the ripening black figs on my tree. Green figs are good but black figs are my weakness. They are little candy tasting delights. Have you ever picked a ripened […]

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August 29, 2011
Dad's Sunday Breakfast

Growing up Sunday mornings meant waking up to Dad’s Sunday Breakfast. Dad took pride in his specialty breakfasts, always hearty and filling to last us thru the morning. Maybe even lunch and dinner! Dad’s breakfast always involved eggs. The one that I remember the most was a spread of meats, cheeses, veggies and soft -boiled […]

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July 25, 2011
Sugar and Spice Grilled Peaches

It’s summer time and I am smiling because my garden is in full bloom! For the past month we have been enjoying our treasured peaches. They grow big and plump. I like to pick them when they are slightly ripened. They appear firm on the outside although the flesh is pleasingly sweet with just the […]

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July 19, 2011
Mango Salsa

This easy to make salsa will add a refreshing and pleasingly fruity twist to chicken or fish tacos. Try it with grilled salmon, halibut or mahi mahi. They all taste wonderful with this perfect summer time salsa. The unique addition of mangos to the tomatoes, onion, serrano peppers, hint of cilantro and twist of lime […]

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May 27, 2011
Eggplant Salad Platter

Time to use summer fruits and veggies! I love and grow several eggplant varieties. This recipe requires Chinese Eggplant. Some grocery stores may have a different name for this type of eggplant. Look for the medium sized, narrow ones that are almost black in color. I serve this salad on a platter because it makes […]

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January 21, 2010
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes I love the smell of roasted garlic on a winters day! This side dish will go well with many chicken or beef dinners. This version is healthier than your average mashed potato. No butter or cream and if you want to reduce a little more fat, skip the parmesan cheese; it […]

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September 23, 2009
Red Pepper Mashed Potatoes

Red Pepper Mashed Potatoes Roasted red peppers are one of my favorite ingredients to cook with. They add a beautiful color and flavor to many dishes. It brings a unique taste to this mashed potato recipe. You will love it! Ingredients 10-12 medium red potatoes cut into large cubes (skins on) 2 red bell peppers, […]

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September 5, 2009
Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa

Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa This burrito has a lot of healthy and fresh ingredients. The best way to serve burritos is to prepare all of the toppings and have everyone assemble their own. Ingredients Chicken 4 Skinless Boneless Chicken Breasts 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 1 Lime 1/3 cup fresh Oregano, […]

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August 26, 2009
Banana Mango Smoothies

Banana Mango Smoothie This refreshing smoothie is a healthy choice for a morning or afternoon snack. Ingredients 1 cup orange juice 2 ripe bananas 1 ripe mango, sliced 1 cup plain yogurt 2 cups ice Preparation Pour orange juice into a blender. Add bananas, yogurt, and mangos, and blend. Add ice and blend until smooth. […]

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