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  • Hawaiian Fruit Salad

    1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 tsp. finely chopped fresh ginger or ground ginger 1 cup orange slices 2 cups berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries) 1 cup mango chunks 2 bananas, cut into bite size pieces 1 cup pineapple chunks (optional) 1/2 cup coconut, flakes (optional) 1/2 cup almonds, slivered (optional) In large serving bowl, mix the lime juice, cinnamon, honey, and ginger. Gently fold in the fruit. Mix well, with coconut and nuts, if […]

  • Beef Pizza Quesadillas

    Canola oil for the pan 8 (10 inch) flour tortillas 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/4 white onion, chopped 1/4 green bell pepper, chopped 2 garlic cloves, diced 1 cup pizza or spaghetti sauce 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded 10-12 large black or green olives, sliced Salt and Pepper, to taste In a large, oil coated skillet up to medium-high heat, sauté the beef, onion, pepper, garlic, salt and pepper for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until the beef is browned […]

  • Black Bean, Edamame and Corn Salad

    2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar or honey 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 (15 oz.) can black beans rinsed and drained 2 cups edamame, shelled 2 cups corn 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped Salt and Pepper, to taste In a large serving bowl, mix together the first 6 ingredients with salt and pepper. Add the beans, edemame, corn, bell pepper, cilantro and additional […]

  • Sausage and Spinach Creamy Linguine

    12 oz. linguine 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 lb. ground sausage 1/4 cup diced onion 3 garlic cloves, diced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 cup whipping cream 2 cups spinach, trimmed 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Salt and Pepper, to taste Cook linguine according to package directions. In a large skillet, up to medium-high heat, add oil. Cook the sausage and onion […]

  • Chunky Cinnamon and Pecan Applesauce

    1 lb. apples, any kind, peeled, cored, cut into 3/4” chunks 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons water Pinch salt 1/4 cup pecans, chopped, toasted Peel, core, and cut apples into 3/4-inch chunks. Melt margarine in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add apples, cinnamon, sugar, water and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the apples are tender, about 10 minutes. Serve warm or chilled. Note: Serve over toast, pancakes, waffles, pork chops, chicken and […]

  • Greek Veggie Sandwich Wraps

    4 large whole wheat or spinach tortillas 1 cup hummus, any flavor 2 cup lettuce, chopped, any kind 1 large tomato, diced 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced 1 cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup black or green olives, sliced 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and Pepper, to taste Lay out the tortillas. Spread hummus on 3/4 of the bottom of each tortilla. Divide the lettuce, tomato, onion, cucumber, olives and feta cheese on each wrap, evenly […]

  • Ranch Bacon Burgers

    1 lb. ground beef 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 1/2 packet ranch seasoning 4 bacon slices, cooked, cut in half 4 hamburger buns, toasted Salt and Pepper, to taste Suggested Toppings: Ranch dressing Ketchup Mustard Mayonnaise Lettuce Pickles Onions Tomatoes Pickled jalapeno slices In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, cheese, ranch seasoning, salt and pepper; do not over mix. Form four patties. On a greased grill or large skillet up to medium-high heat, cook burgers to desired […]

  • Roasted Beet and Walnut Salad

    4 large beets, peeled, cut into bite size pieces 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar or honey 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove 1/3 cup olive oil 4 cups loosely packed spinach 1/4 cup walnuts or almonds, chopped, toasted Salt and Pepper, to taste Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. While the beets are still warm, cut each one in half and then each half into 4 to 6 wedges and place them in […]

  • Corned Beef and Coleslaw Sandwiches

    St. Patrick’s Day calls for some delicious corned beef! These sandwiches are a slight change from the traditional corned beef and cabbage, but really hit the spot. The coleslaw adds a nice crunch and your bun/bread choices are endless. Coleslaw 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup white wine vinegar or cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 3 cups cabbage, chopped Salt and Pepper, to taste Russian Dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons pickle relish 2 […]

  • Cabbage and Sausage Skillet

    3 tablespoons butter 6 cups green cabbage, shredded 1 onion, any kind, chopped 3 garlic cloves, diced 1 lb. sausage, links, cut into 1/2” pieces, cooked 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes Salt and Pepper, to taste In a large skillet up to medium heat, melt butter. Saute the cabbage, onion and garlic for 6-7 minutes or until softened. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Add sausage and tomatoes. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequenting. Serve immediately. Sponsor: Dan’s Market

  • Fish Tacos with Yogurt Lime Sauce

    1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt 2 limes, zest and juice 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeno, diced (optional) 1 lb. white fish (i.e. cod, tilapia), rinsed, patted dry 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil 8 small whole wheat or corn tortillas, warmed 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 cup freshly prepared salsa No Salt Seasoning and Pepper, to taste For the Yogurt Lime Sauce, in a medium […]

  • Ham, Broccoli, Cheese and Rice Skillet

    2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon oil 3 cups broccoli, chopped 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 cups ham, cubed 1 1/2 cups Monterey Jack, Swiss or cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 cup milk 2 cups cooked white or brown rice Salt and Pepper, to taste In a large skillet up to medium heat, add the butter and oil. Once the butter melts, add the broccoli, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes […]