Chimichurri Recipe – Herb Sauce for Meats & More

Chimichurri is not actually a dish, but an uncooked sauce that you put on other foods – grilled steak, chicken, or fish or even toast. What’s so special about chimichurri that would make me want to tell you about it?

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Fall Squash Pizza with Fig Balsamic Glaze

Made with butternut or acorn squash, caramelized onions, prosciutto, arugula and a delectable fig balsamic glaze, this squash pizza recipe is a best-of fall treat!

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C-Power Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Some salads are rabbit food, others are hearty and jam-packed with nutrition. This one - made with kale, shaved Brussels sprouts and cabbage - is the latter, and may be one of the healthiest dishes you’ll eat! C-Power stands for cruciferous veggie power, because - instead of traditional lettuce greens - the base of this nourishing salad is an antioxidant-packed, cancer-fighting trio of kale, cabbage and Brussels sprouts. Complete with carrots, avocado, walnuts, parsley, tomatoes, or whatever else you choose to add, it’s a crunchy meal to which you can easily add beans, cheese, chicken or steak for more satiating... Continue Reading

Fall-ing for Pumpkin Recipes

This fall, instead of just carving jack-o’-lanterns, we’re going to cook up those pumpkins into savory recipes: three creamy, spicy and vegan pumpkin soups, plus a roasted pumpkin side dish.

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Spicy Vegetable Stew Recipe

Hearty and nourishing, this vegetable stew is perfect on cold, fall days and a terrific way of meeting your daily veggie quota. While I use squash and peppers in this vegetable stew recipe, make it with whatever veggies and legumes you like…

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Savory Lentil Soup and Salad Recipes

Depending on the season, I love either hot lentils as a soup base or cold lentils as a salad. Here are two savory lentil recipes – one a hot soup, the other a cold salad. Both shine with a finishing drizzle of Vervana Crushed Lemon or Garlic Flavored Olive Oil.

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Baja Baked Fish Recipes

New twists on classic fish dishes, these recipes feature spicy Jalapeño Garlic Flavored Olive Oil and Mexican Spice Blend. The flavored olive oil adds just the right amount of garlic flavor with a luscious kick of chili pepper heat, and the Mexican Blend rounds it out with savory, fragrant herbs and spices.

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Healthy Chicken Parm & Red Lentil Pasta

This healthy chicken parmesan tastes just as good as the restaurant versions, but it’s so much better for you! It’s not fried or smothered in cheese, but I promise this clean eating version is just as hearty and tastes out of this world. Watch this chicken parm dinner become your new family favorite, as it has in my house!

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Balsamic Vinegar: Better when Aged

A good balsamic vinegar can mean the difference between a salad that you can’t wait to dig your fork into, and one you find yourself pushing around your plate. Rich, dark and piquant, it’s a match made in heaven with high quality olive oil, and can help blur the line between savory snack and elegant dessert. Here are my favorite balsamic vinaigrette recipes.

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Citrus Chicken and No-Mayo Coleslaw Recipes

Nobody feels like putting together elaborate meals in the summer, it’s just too hot! These citrus chicken and no-mayo coleslaw recipes are ultra-simple to prepare, yet taste like something magical happened in the kitchen.

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