Latest Recipes

Latest Recipes

Plum Basil Granita

Have a plethora of basil or plums on your hands? This dessert is a refreshing summery treat.

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Serve this dairy-free treat warm with a scoop of coconut sorbet. Cut in 2-inch squares and wrap in plastic wrap for a special lunchbox treat!

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Whisk a bit of wasabi paste and a few drops of toasted sesame oil into ½ cup of prepared mayonnaise and drizzle over the salmon cakes before serving. A side salad of baby spinach leaves, crunchy bean sprouts and shaved daikon radishes makes for a full meal. Substitute 2 cans of salmon for the fresh to shorten your preparation time!

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 Use small corn tortillas for a “street taco” appetizer-sized version of these zippy and satisfying tacos. When bell peppers are in season, be sure to make extra oven-roasted peppers to add to soups, stews, casseroles and sandwiches.

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Utilize all parts of the vegetable with this innovative vegetable stock. Author Tara Duggan notes that asparagus stalks can be saved in the freezer until you collect enough for this recipe. 

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Photo Courtesy of Rod Amaru

Pronounced both “brusketta”  or ”bruschetta” depending on the town in Italy, you can use this recipe as a party pleaser. It’s so easy to whip up! 

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Cotija cheese is a Spanish, cow’s milk cheese that is very hard and crumbly. You can substitute feta if you cannot find cotija. 

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This chopped salad is amenable to all sorts of variations. Add Kalamata olives, feta cheese, cubes of watermelon or cantaloupe, or just about any other seasonal diced veggies you like. Serve on a bed of fresh spinach or cooked leftover grains.

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High in protein, this main-dish salad transitions from summer to fall when you use chopped Granny Smith apples and raisins instead of nectarines and dried cranberries. Use leftover cooked chicken or prebaked marinated tofu for a quick weeknight meal.

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Accompany these colorful and light appetizers with tall glasses of sparkling water spiked with lemonade, or a semi-sweet Prosecco. In a hurry? Use raspberry balsamic vinegar for the sauce; just cook in a small saucepan over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes until it is reduced to the consistency of a sauce.

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