Tag Archive: olive oil

Dec 05

Shortcut Homemade Fresh Bruschetta

One of my most favorite appetizers to order when eating out is bruschetta. So many restaurants serve it nowadays. It’s usually served on crusty bread like a baguette, Italian or French bread. Even on crackers.   A few times someone in my family have ordered a chicken or fish dish where the topping is fresh bruschetta. How delicious …

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Dec 30

Chickpea Feta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Here’s a quick and tasty salad that I prepare regularly during the week for lunch or dinner. The chickpeas adds a nice amount of protein and fiber and the feta gives this salad a nice zing of added flavor. The dressing is also a quick recipe that keeps in the fridge for up to a …

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May 15

Healthy Hempseed and Chickpea Chopped Salad

  I probably can eat a salad every single day. Love the versatility and all the great textures. Here’s one of my favorites. See how easy I make this one with a great shortcut.  

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Nov 13

Spiral Zucchini With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Do you have one of the vegetable spiral gadgets? I just got one for under 10 dollars. It’s been the best 10 dollars I have spent in a long time. I love it! My son and I made this fresh and delicious dish in just a few minutes. All raw and all done with the …

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Oct 09

Rustic Homemade Parmesan Garlic Bread

  When going out for dinner, if there is garlic bread on the menu, our family always orders some. Sometimes at certain Italian restaurants it’s served without having to order. There is usually a fight who gets the last piece. Here’s my version, a little less, well probably a lot less fat and calories than …

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Sep 17

Roasted and Charred Mixed Veggies

Roasting veggies are a great way to bring out their natural sweetness. Also, they are crunchy and crispy and a good way to get kids to eat them. Sometimes I serve some dipping sauce for my son and he can eat up a whole plate of these veggies. Use your favorite in season. Check out the ones I …

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Jul 17

Healthy Avocado Salad with Tofu-dill Dressing

  Submitted by:  Sanja Andreevska In this fresh, crunchy salad the bitterness of the chicory is perfectly complemented by the fresh arugula, crunchy walnuts and smooth avocado. The tofu dressing boosts the nutritional value and makes a lighter, non-diary alternative to rich mayonnaise. You could substitute any fresh herbs, such as basil or coriander, for …

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