Kale is a great source of calcium. Calcium is a mineral that your body needs to maintain good health. When you cook with foods that contain calcium, calcium is not lost in the cooking process. Continue reading “Spicy Kale and Rice”
Polenta is served in various parts of the Mediterranean. Some great things about this recipe are that it does not take a lot of ingredients and the ingredients are very basic. They come together to form quite a spectacular dish! A great complement to something you throw on the grill..
- 9 ½ cups chicken broth
- 2 cups yellow cornmeal
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 Tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- Bring chicken broth to boil in heavy large saucepan.
- Reduce heat to medium.
- Gradually whisk in corn meal. Cook until cornmeal is very soft and mixture is thick and creamy, whisking occasionally, about 20 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in Parmesan cheese, onion powder and butter.
- Season polenta to taste with salt and pepper.
Talk about a nutrition powerhouse… Quinoa is packed with fiber and protein and good for cholesterol control.This grain is the perfect base to a meal. The herbs in this dish make it pop!
- 1 cup quinoa
- 14.5 ounces chicken stock
- 3 tablespoons water
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt to taste
A fabulous side dish that is soooo easy to make!
- 1 pound carrots
- ½ cup dry white wine
- ½ cup water
- 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 1 bay leaf
- 6 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon mustard
- Peel the carrots, and cut them into thin rings.
- Put the wine, water, vinegar, crushed garlic, bay leaf and oil into a pan.
- Bring to a boil and; add the carrots.
- Boil for 8 minutes.
- Pour the ingredients into a bowl and; stir in the mustard.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Leave to stand for at least 6 hours.
- For the fullest flavor, let it stand for a couple of days.
Let’s prevent cancers! Beans are a super food and this is one of the many bonuses they may offer our health.
- 1 1/2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
- 3 cups hot cooked rice
- 1 Tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Fresh ground pepper
- 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
- ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 medium onion, minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
- ¼ cup minced parsley
Looking for dish a dish that is a crowd pleaser? This potato dish works well as a starter to a meal or as a super side dish.
- 6 medium potatoes scrubbed
- 2 Tablespoons onion; minced
- 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- Pinch of salt
- 2 Tablespoons whole wheat pastry flour or all-purpose flour
- Preheat the oven to 375.
- Shred the potatoes coarsely.
- Mix the shredded potatoes with the onion, parsley, pepper, and flour.
- Shape into patties and place on a greased baking sheet or one lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 30 minutes.
- If you like, place the patties under the broiler during the last few minutes for browning.
- Top with sour cream if you would like.
Beans are great cancer fighters. Try this easy and tasty recipe. This recipe is an all around winner. Enjoy!
- 2 cups cooked great northern beans
- ½ cup chopped, drained, marinated sun-dried tomatoes
- ¼ cup sliced ripe olives
- 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil, or 1 teaspoon dried
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- Salt and pepper as needed
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 16 ounces frozen, cut, green beans thawed and drained
- ¼ cup white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
- 2 ounces Feta cheese
In a large skillet, heat the oil over a medium heat and saute the garlic for 1 minute.
Add the beans, vinegar, mint, salt, and pepper.
Cook, stirring, for 6-7 minutes.
Spoon into a serving dish, sprinkle with walnuts and Feta cheese.