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  • Cucumber Tomato Salad

    Can I Make it Ahead? This salad tastes great served cold and can be made ahead. Of course it’s best made the day you’re serving it but you can keep it for a couple of days and drain any juices. Whenever I’m planning this dish and need to get a jump on dinner, I partially […] More

  • Ingredients ▢ 1 long English cucumber sliced ▢ 2-3 large tomatoes diced ▢ ½ red onion sliced ▢ 1 tablespoon fresh herbs parsley, basil and/or dill, optional ▢ 2 tablespoons olive oil ▢ 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ▢ salt & pepper to taste Instructions Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss well. Refrigerate […] More

  • Crock Pot Chili Recipe

    The Best Crockpot Chili Recipe Ever! Chili is actually one of my favorite foods and I make it all the time. It’s a recipe everyone in the family loves and it’s just good for the soul, perfect comfort food. This slow cooker method is my favorite for chili. The flavor of the crockpot chili is […] More

  • Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 lbs lean ground beef 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies* 3 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce 1/2 cup beef broth 2 Tbsp chili powder 2 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp unsweetened […] More

  • Chicken Salad with Apples and Cranberries

    This tasty chicken salad is filled with flavor. The crunchy apples, cranberries, and nuts make it extra special and offer great texture, and the lemon, mayonnaise, and dash of curry powder create a creamy consistency with a bit of zing. This recipe includes basic instructions for cooking chicken breasts on the stovetop, but it’s also […] More

  • Ingredients ¼ cup dried cranberries ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 2½ cups chopped cooked chicken 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 cup chopped apple (about 1 large; I used a Pink Lady and kept the peel because it was organic) 2 tablespoons Hellman’s light mayonnaise 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped parsley (optional) Salt […] More

  • spicy cucumber salad

    This salad isn’t actually on our menu, but don’t let that fool you…we’ve made and/or eaten this salad/salsa 3 times in the last month. Seriously. And let me tell you why. You guys, this is one of those things that I had a bite of and legitimately couldn’t stop biting into. Not at all. I […] More

  • INGREDIENTS: 3 large cucumbers peeled then cut and quartered*. 1/2 of sweet onion chopped very fine 1 package dry ranch dressing 1/2 cup rice vinegar Optional: 1 small jalapeño chile seeded and finely chopped INSTRUCTIONS Place cucumbers and onion (and jalapeño, if using) in a medium bowl. Toss to combine. Sprinkle the ranch packet over […] More

  • potato soup

    This potato and cilantro soup are perfect for when you come home from the cold or when you’re in the mood for a nutritious and delicious soup. This soup is like a hug and is full of flavor and nutrition. This potato soup is one of the recipes I have eaten all my life. I […] More

  • INGREDIENTS: 1/2 white or yellow onion, sliced 2 teaspoons olive oil or other mild-flavored oil 2-3 potatoes depending on size 1/4-1/2 bunch cilantro with stems and all 4 cups vegetable broth or water Salt and pepper To serve Toasted peanuts or slivered almonds INSTRUCTIONS In a pot, brown the onion in the oil for 3-5 […] More

  • FRUIT SALAD

    Fruit Salad is undoubtedly one of the healthiest summer desserts. Today I share with you this delicious summer recipe and the secret ingredient. With this version, you will be able to enjoy all the flavor of the fruits without the cream or condensed milk that add a lot of calories. This version is for a […] More

  • INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of strawberries 2 Kiwis 2 bananas 1 cup green grapes 3/4 cup Blue Berries 1 can of peaches in syrup HOW TO PREPARE FRUIT SALAD: Cut the fruits into bite-size pieces. I suggest cutting the strawberries into 4 pieces. If you have children, it is very important that you cut the grapes […] More