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Lemon Avocado Pesto

This is based on a dish we tried recently at one of those Mediterranean style salad bars. We weren’t as impressed as we hoped to be, so decided to try our hand at it instead. Isn’t homemade always better? Lemon Avocado Pesto Following the basic guidelines for Pesto Sauce, crush the almonds in processor with the juice of half a lemon. Add fresh avocado,...

Delightful Spinach in Almond Butter Sauce

This is based on a dish we tried recently at one of those Mediterranean style salad bars. We weren’t as impressed as we hoped to be, so decided to try our hand at it instead. Isn’t homemade always better? Lemon Avocado Pesto Following the basic guidelines for Pesto Sauce, crush the almonds in processor with the juice of half a lemon. Add fresh avocado,...

Simple Clam Miso Soup

This recipe is super easy to make yet looks impressive when served. It’s also fun to eat. Add to that the fact that it is highly nutritious and low in calories, and you have a winner. I have included some links for ingredients you may not be familiar with, and our recipe for making your own veggie broth. Clam Miso Soup Serves four 1 Dozen fresh,...

Baked Winter Squash with Plum Chutney

When is a recipe not a recipe? When you wing it and neglect to write it down. This is so simple though, anyone can pull it off. Here goes: Squash Chose your favorite variety. We used a Cushaw squash. It has a mild taste that lends itself well to almost any dish. Poke a few holes or slices in it and place in a pan. Bake in a moderate 350F oven...

Fresh Apple Fennel Slaw

We love using up what is fresh from the garden. As the season winds down, it can become quite the exercise in creativity. So we put together a few things that aren’t normally found in a dish and it came out delightful. Fresh Apple & Fennel Slaw 1 apple, julienned 3 small or 1 average carrot, grated 1 small fennel bulb, grated 1/3 cup lime...

Easy to Make Mango Pepper Sauce

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Quick Tips for Apple Roses

Perhaps you have seen this video circulating the web from Tip Hero on making Apple Roses. If you haven’t yet, check it out. It’s a really neat idea. We tried our hand at it recently, and the roses came out very pretty. Not to mention yum. Here are a few hints we thought might help you: 1. Cut the apples paper thin. You are going to be rolling them...

Wonderful Raspberry Mango Jam

If you are looking for a delightful gift, or an interesting way to deal with an excess of berries, check out this recipe. We use raspberries because we harvest so many each year, but you could substitute strawberries or blueberries easily, or experiment like we did with what is on hand. Here’s the original recipe from a Ball Canning Book: Mango-Raspberry...

Healthy & Delicious Amaranth Cakes

Amaranth is a gorgeous flowering plant, easily growing 6 ft. high or more, whose dried seeds are a meatless source of complete proteins. In that respect it is similar to Quinoa, but we found it much easier to grow. It has a very earthy taste, which pairs well with the truffle oil and mushrooms. By adding flax seeds as a binder you are also improving...

Potato – Cauliflower Sticks & Stones

Now that our grandson is eating pretty much everything, we have started looking at ways to get some veggies into his diet. Hmmm, didn’t we just do this for our own kids decades ago? Anyway, this recipe did the trick as far as adding cauliflower in a tasty and pretty much unnoticeable way. The only problem we had was getting him to take smaller bites....

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