Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican shrimp cocktail

Sometimes less is more, especially in the case of simple Mexican shrimp cocktail. The light and refreshing summer appetizer consists of poached shrimp marinated in a lime and spicy tomato juice base along with tomatoes, onions, celery, cilantro and creamy cubes of avocado that create fresh flavors similar to ceviche. I would call this appetizer a […]

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Harvest Salad With Roasted butternut squash and red onion

harvest salad with roasted butternut squash

Caramelized Butternut Squash and Red Onion Wedges tossed with Spiced Pecans, Cranberries, Gorgonzola Cheese and mixed greens is an incredibly delicious harvest salad perfect for fall and winter. This colorful salad, dressed with a sweet and tangy apple cider vinaigrette, makes a healthy side dish or light meal. This delicious harvest salad features butternut squash […]

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Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom and Bok Choy Soup

asian chicken, shiitake mushroom and Bok Choy soup

Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom and Bok Choy Soup is a healthy and exceptionally delicious Asian inspired soup. Made from roasted or rotisserie chicken and broth made from its bones, this immune boosting soup, flavored with ginger, garlic and sesame oil, is perfect for the cold months ahead, especially if you are not feeling well. Homemade Chicken […]

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Sautéed Chicken With Mushroom Farro Risotto (Farrotto)

chicken with mushroom farro risotto

Pan Sautéed Chicken With Mushroom Farro Risotto is a healthy Mediterranean alternative to the classic American chicken and rice casserole that is often made with canned mushroom soup. Farro, an ancient form of wheat, is used in this recipe. Also known as emmer, it often replaces the Italian Arborio or Carnaroli rice normally used to […]

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Italian Lentil, Sausage and Pasta Soup

Italian Sausage And Pasta Soup

When soup season rolls around, make a pot of Italian Lentil, Sausage, And Pasta Soup. It is a flavorful and hearty soup, nourishing and quick cooking, so it makes a delicious a weekday meal for you and your family. I try to cook healthy meals and lentils are highly nutritious. They have a low caloric content, […]

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Shrimp and Black Bean Hummus Tostadas

Black Bean Hummus Tostada With Shrimp

Shrimp And Black Bean Hummus Tostadas, a Mediterranean meets the Southwest recipe. Crispy corn tostadas layered with black bean hummus, topped with spicy marinated shrimp and cooling cilantro yogurt sauce. A dish that’s big on flavors but healthier and lighter than most tostadas. Shrimp And Black Bean Hummus Tostadas are a healthy, light dish that combines both Mediterranean […]

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Turkey And White Bean Chili

A pot of Turkey And White Bean Chili simmering on the stove is the perfect antidote for a cold or rainy day. Made with shredded turkey, white cannellini beans and spices, this recipe will make you forget about the gloomy weather outside. This chili also has an ingredient you might not expect and that is ground […]

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Arugula Chicken Salad With Mango, Blueberries, Pistachios And A Honey Lime Dressing

Arugula Chicken Salad With Mango, Blueberries, And Pistachios tossed with a honey lime dressing is absolutely delicious but best of all its heathy. Quick and easy to prepare, it could become one of your favorite main dish salads with its combination of sweet, savory, salty and crunchy goodness. The freshly grated ginger in the honey lime dressing […]

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