Cock-a-leekie Soup

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Nov 052013
Cock-a-leekie Soup

Cock a Leekie Soup is a Scottish peasant-style dish with many regional variations. Some cooks may add chopped grilled bacon, some use beef stock, add Jamaican pepper and many suggest offering stewed prunes with the finished dish, or julienned prunes as a garnish, the original method. I’ve also seen barley substituted. for the rice. Ingredients […]

Oct 222013
Turmeric Veggie Dip

Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise or Greek yogurt 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp dried minced onions 1 tsp prepared horseradish 1 tsp white vinegar Salt to taste   Stir all ingredients together in small bowl.  Chill for two hours before serving. Serves 8 Read about the health benefits […]

Sweet Potato Fries

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Oct 082013
Sweet Potato Fries

This recipe can be varied by preference.  You may prefer thin cut fries, or thicker wedges.  The most important thing is to cut them all uniformly, so they cook evenly. It’s best to allow at least one medium potato per person.  They are very addictive so it won’t hurt to make more! Instructions: Pre-heat oven […]

Jul 232013
Pomegranate, Kiwi, Avocado Salad

Ingredients for Pomegranate, Kiwi, Avocado Salad 3-4 ripe, but firm kiwifruit chopped. Slice off both ends and stand upright to peel down sides with paring knife ½ cup pomegranate seeds 1 Avocado, cut into chunks Thinly sliced red or green onion 1-2 teaspoons olive oil Chopped jalapeno, fresh cilantro (optional, to taste) Salt and pepper […]

Jul 092013
Watermelon Citrus Smoothie

Ingredients for Watermelon Citrus Smoothie 1 ½ cups cut up watermelon Juice of one lime 1 cup cut up cantaloupe ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt ¼ cup orange, or mango juice 1 scoop protein powder (optional) Ice   Preparation of Watermelon Citrus Smoothie Blend watermelon and lime juice and pour in to tall glass […]

Guava Bars Recipe

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Jun 182013
Guava Bars Recipe

Guava Bars Ingredients 1 cup light brown sugar (packed) 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup butter (softened) 14 oz. can of guava paste * more or less, depending on how thick you like your fruit layer) * Guava paste can usually be found […]

Edamame Hummus Dip

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May 142013
Edamame Hummus Dip

Ingredients for Edamame Hummus Dip 2 cups frozen edamame, cooked according to package instructions 1 cup silken tofu, drained, or one cup Greek yogurt ½ – 1 tsp ground cumin, to taste 3 cloves garlic ¼ cup olive oil 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper, to taste Directions for Edamame Hummus Dip Set […]