Spring Polenta with Radishes and Garlic Scapes Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 cups water 1 cup polenta 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or unsalted butter Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese (optional) 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 12 radishes, sliced in half 1 cup cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed 3 garlic scapes, sliced into 1-inchContinue reading
Green Bean Potato Salad with Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette 8 Servings Ingredients: 2 (12-oz.) pkg. fresh green beans 3/4 teaspoon table salt, divided 1 pound petite red potatoes 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds Preparation: 1. Cook green beansContinue reading
Foods for a Healthy Smile Raisins: You might think that because raisins are sweet and sticky, they’re not good for your oral health. But research has shown that antioxidants in raisins fight the growth of a type of bacteria that can cause inflammation and gum disease. shared by: http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/5_beauty_foods_for_natural_radiance?page=2
Spinach Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods out there, boasting high levels of vitamin K (important for bone health and blood clotting), vitamin A (important for eye and skin health) and iron (needed to transport oxygen throughout the body). If you’re deficient in iron, you will experience fatigue, which is the last thingContinue reading
Shrimp and Radish Salad Recipe Ingredients: 2 pounds unpeeled, large raw shrimp 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon table salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 1 (4-oz.) watermelon radish, cut into fourths and thinly sliced 4 ounces D’avignon (French breakfast) radishes, thinly sliced 4 green onions, sliced 1/2 cup diced fennel bulb 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon honeyContinue reading
Monterey Jack Quesadillas with Avocado and Kale- Pistachio Salsa Verde SERVINGS: 2 TO 4 Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon shallot, finely minced 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 1/2 bunch kale (about 1/4 pound), ribs removed 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely minced 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, coarselyContinue reading
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