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Amazing Colorful Quinoa Salad

This salad is light, full of flavor, beautiful and so simple. I saw this version  on the inspiring site of Chef Marcus Samuelsson. I added the quinoa and feta cheese to turn it into a meal rather than a side dish – and it is a keeper … 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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High protein tortilla omelette

This is the week of Cinco de Mayo and I will celebrate by featuring some Mexican dishes  and then I’ll go back to posting every 3-4 days next week. Starting out with one of my current favorite lunches. Heidi Swanson from … Continue reading

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Greek style pita pizzas

  These are fun and easy little pizzas. You can vary them by adding different toppings. This recipe makes 6 mini pizzas. 1 pound / 450 gr ground beef 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 tsp oregano 1 tsp fresh mint or 1/2 … Continue reading

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Japanese chicken & rice soup

Japan, I am so sorry for the devastation you have suffered, the loss of human lives and so much more. I feel for you. Nature has been merciless. We had an earthquake here last week, a small one. Because of your tragedy, … Continue reading

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Barley shrimp salad with avocado

This is one of my favorite salads. It is more of a spring or summer salad, but I love it so much, I can eat it any time of the year and just pretend that it is warm and sunny. I … Continue reading

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