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Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon; juiced salt; to taste olive oil, to taste; add as needed  Preparation: For the hummus:  Wash and pat … Continue reading Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

Zoodles are so fun to make! It’s a great way to get more veggies into your diet and so delicious and ready in minutes! This dish is whipped up with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil in a simple sauce of olive oil and a little butter. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1 tbsp.butter 3 tbsp. olive oil fresh basil … Continue reading Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

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Sweet Chili Chickpea Salad with Cashews and Snow Peas

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili orange sauce compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Yield: 10 servings Ingredients:  2 cans Chickpeas 1/2 snow peas 1 red bell pepper 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup raw … Continue reading Sweet Chili Chickpea Salad with Cashews and Snow Peas

Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

I love making this in the Summertime.  Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it’s ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend’s barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying dinner. Ingredients: 2 cups rotini pasta (add nutrients using whole wheat or … Continue reading Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

The fresh citrus zest really brightens up this dish, and served in cute and colorful bell peppers it’s an all in one go to recipe! Note: To zest the lemon and lime, wash well and dry. Carefully using a micro plane, gently rub the fruit along the grater until you get to the white of the inner peel and stop. Continue all the way around until … Continue reading Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

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Moroccan Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomato, and Garbanzo Beans

Ratatouille is a traditional peasant dish. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that’s great for any night of the week. Serve with bread, rice, or couscous. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 white or yellow onion 2 garlic cloves 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 … Continue reading Moroccan Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomato, and Garbanzo Beans

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Fresh Garden Egg Salad with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cherry Tomatoes

This is a quick, healthy lunch that’s ready in minutes. To save time you can also hard boil the eggs the day before, and keep in the fridge until you’re ready to make this dish. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 roma tomato, or ½ cup of cherry tomatoes ½ cup raw broccoli ½ cup raw cauliflower 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons of white … Continue reading Fresh Garden Egg Salad with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cherry Tomatoes