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Spinach chicken salad with cherries & citrus vinaigrette

Isn’t this citrus dressing and marinade just bottled sunshine?! It tastes as delicious as it looks. Here is a suggestion for a salad with citrus marinated chicken tenders or grilled chicken. I have not included any measurements, because you can’t go wrong … Continue reading

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Citrus marinated chicken tenders

This is such a summerly way to serve chicken and the best part is that the marinade doubles as salad dressing. Just remember to discard the used marinade and set aside the dressing before marinating the chicken. This is pretty important … Continue reading

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Cherry millet salad with pistachios

I have been curious about millet (hirse in Danish) ever since I read somewhere that it was a stable in the Chinese diet before rice took its place. I went through a lot of millet recipes and they all suggested roasting the millet a few minutes … Continue reading

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Greek quinoa salad

Wow, this was one of those nights where I wanted to make something new with quinoa, because it had been too long, but I wasn’t sure what to do with it. So I took a good look around the kitchen … Continue reading

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Pasta & asparagus in creamy lemon sauce

Asparagus are still in season, which basically means they are at their best and cheapest right now. This dish is Italian inspired. Light flavorful without drowning in sauce. 1 pound /450 gr pasta 1 bunch of asparagus 4-5 tomoatoes 5 oz … Continue reading

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Spiced beef tortillas with fresh salsa

  I like Mexican food. A lot. It is fresh, fast and flavorful. This salsa was inspired by the state of my refrigerator and the stir fry beef was spiced Mexican style. Serve with corn or flour tortillas and maybe a few lime … Continue reading

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Asian salmon with gingered rice pilaf

Salmon is one of my favorite fish. You can dress it up in so many ways or not. Today’s salmon has Asian flavors with ginger, soy, garlic and a hint of honey. I serve it with a gingered rice pilaf, but plain … Continue reading

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Seared ahi tuna with seaweed salad

What a wonderful surprise! In the back of my local Farmers Market, there was a guy with fresh fish this weekend. Fish guy may have been there before, but today I saw him for the first time. He had all … Continue reading

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Veggie stir-fry with cashews

This is a light yet flavorful stir-fry. You can use other vegetables, if you don’t have the ones I use. You can add meat or chicken in addition to or in place of the cashews. If you do that, then fry the meat in the … Continue reading

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Salmon spinach lasagne with citrus cream

I love lasagne and I love salmon. I think salmon is a perfect match with spinach. And spinach goes well with pasta. Lemon is always good when heavy cream is involved. Those were some of the thoughts that were rummaging through my head … Continue reading

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