Archive | Side Dishes

Chicken Salad – Cool and Healthy

Chicken Salad is a cool and healthy choice for a hot weather lunch or dinner and perfect for a potluck. There are dozens of recipes with all kinds of variations that you can make, but let’s start with a wonderful basic recipe that we have used in my family for years. INGREDIENTS Roasted or boiled chicken, chilled Fresh […]

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“Cool” Healthy Foods – Watermelon

This past weekend was a disaster. My daughter and her children came from California to visit me in Arizona. The frig was out when they arrived. A repairman FINALLY came and fixed that problem and one day later, my air conditioner went out – big problem in Arizona in August when the temperatures are 110+. It was miserable! […]

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Ceviche – Recipe of the Week

Since we have been talking about eating close to nature, this seemed like the perfect recipe to share with you this week. Use all fresh ingredients and enjoy this deliciously healthy, traditional Mexican dish.  It comes from my cookbook, Mexican Favorites – 21 Traditional Recipes.  This light and refreshing dish can be served as an […]

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Spanakopita – Spinach Phyllo Pie – Recipe of the Day

Spinach Phyllo Pie is a flavorful spinach and feta Greek dish that is a wonderful appetizer, but can also be served as a main dish. It is perfect when served with Tzatziki Dip, a creamy, tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic that complements this dish as well as many grilled meats and vegetables. INGREDIENTS Olive […]

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Roasted Potatoes with Dill and Green Onions – Recipe of the Day

Yummy roasted potatoes are the perfect complement to any meal. This easy-to-prepare recipe includes dill and green onions and goes beautifully with almost any type of meat. I particularly like it with steak. INGREDIENTS 8 medium yellow potatoes, peeled and cut in half 2 chopped green onions, including the greens 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 […]

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