Category: Recipes

Fish in Cilantro Sauce

Fish as a regular part of the diet provides a fabulous balance for healthy heart health. You’ll Need 2 pounds red snapper or similar fish 1 small onion, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup toasted almonds, ground 2 Tablespoons lime juice ½ teaspoon salt...

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Some things are so classic that they never go out of style. You cannot lose with this recipe because strawberries dipped in chocolate (a) taste awesome, (b) are beautiful to look at, and (c) make you appear to be a far more heroic cook than you actually need to...

Vegetable Frittata

You’ll Need 2 Tablespoons olive oil or butter (and a little extra to grease pie pan) 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped ½ medium zucchini, finely chopped (approximately 1 cup) About 4 sundried tomatoes (1 to 1 ½ tablespoons finely chopped) 1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach   6 eggs...

Cauliflower with Mustard Sauce

A unique and easy side dish to make to complement some grilled or baked fish. You’ll Need 1 medium cauliflower 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise Salt to taste 1 ½ Tablespoons Dijon mustard ½ lemon (juice only) Paprika Directions Remove the stem and leaves from the cauliflower. Steam...

Black-Eyed Peas and Rice Salad

Beans are a super food and this is one of the many bonuses they may offer our health. This is a unique dish that is easy to prepare. You’ll Need 1 1/2 cups cooked black-eyed peas 3 cups hot cooked rice 1 Tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1 teaspoon salt Fresh...

Vegetable Yogurt Dip

You’ll Need 1 clove garlic, finely chopped ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup plain yogurt ½ teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions In a bowl that can hold the amount of dip you are preparing, add the garlic, lemon juice, salt and sugar and mix. Add in the...

Mint Iced Tea

You’ll Need 8 cups water 6 green or black tea bags Approximately 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, slightly ripped (to help release flavor) 3 Tablespoons of sugar (start with this amount and then the next time you make it see if 2 ½ Tablespoons is enough). Directions...

Baked Halibut with Lemon Paprika Butter

A great recipe! Give this one a try that was submitted by Linda B. Thank you, Linda! You’ll Need: 3 tbsp. Butter at room temperature 2 tbsp. Sweet Paprika 2 tbsp. Fresh Italian Parsley Chopped 1 tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Grated lemon Peel ½ tsp. Salt ½...

Mediterranean Potato Salad

  You’ll Need 2 ½ pounds russet potatoes, skins on (about 7 medium size) ¼ cup red onion finely chopped (about a quarter of a large onion) 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped ½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice Salt Pepper   Directions Chop potatoes in a uniform...

Potato Pancakes

Enjoy mashed potatoes as a side one night, and make sure to make extra to enjoy as potato pancakes another day. You’ll Need 2 cups mashed potatoes 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour, or all-purpose flour 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 egg 3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt ¼...

Cilantro and Carrot Rice

This recipe works well to complement some grilled shrimp or fish. You’ll Need 3 Tablespoons butter 4 medium carrots, peeled, chopped 2 large red bell peppers, chopped 1 cup chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups long-grain white rice 6 ¾ cups chicken or vegetable broth ½ cup...

Vegetable Dip

Enjoy veggies alongside this fabulous veggie dip. In addition you get to enjoy yogurt which is a healthy food for your gut health too. You’ll Need  1 ¼ cup plain yogurt ¾ cup sour cream 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon fresh mint,...