Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

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

Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: If you are short on time you can buy pre-made … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

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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

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Crab Salad with Capers and Fresh Parsley

This delicious crab salad, is ready in minutes and great to make when you don’t have a lot of time. Serve over toasted bread, lettuce wraps, salad, or mix with pasta. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 can crab, drained 2 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 scallion, sliced thin 1 cucumber, peeled and diced 1/2 tbsp. old bay seasoning 1/4 tbsp. capers 1/4 … Continue reading Crab Salad with Capers and Fresh Parsley

Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

I love Brussels sprouts! This dish is paired with sweet candied walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in minutes. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a nice dinner at home; this one is sure to please. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups brussels sprouts 3 tbsp.  olive oil 1/2 cup crushed walnuts pepper, to taste 3 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. butter Preparation: Wash the brussels sprouts … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts