Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette

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This 4-ingredient recipe goes together in minutes, and you can’t get fresh like this from a bottle. If you don’t have a lemon on hand (which gives this vinaigrette an amazing, clean flavor), see my Fresh Tip for substitutes. Print Recipe Fresh Strawberry Vinaigrette Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 1 cup   Ingredients 1/2 …

Homemade Chai Tea

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Chai Tea is aromatic, complex, and provides health-promoting benefits. The best part is, you don’t have to spend a lot on the spices: shop at the bulk section of health food stores, co-ops, or gourmet grocery stores to purchase small amounts or buy spices affordably at Indian grocery stores. Print Recipe Homemade Chai Tea Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy …

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Enjoy this moist Banana Bread with crunchy walnuts and oh…so yummy…dark chocolate. But don’t think this recipe is just an indulgent treat; there are many health benefits. Take a look at the nutrition in walnuts and you will be amazed. These nuts are rich in omega-3 fats and contain higher amounts of antioxidants than most other foods. Eating walnuts may …

Vegetable Fried Rice

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Would you like to know the secret to making fried rice at home? It all begins with the rice. You want it to be fluffy, not sticky, and with individual grains. Day-old, cold rice is best to use because it is dryer, and reduces the chance of ending up with mushy fried rice. What a perfect way to prepare extra …

Southwest Shrimp Salad

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This colorful entree salad offers a lively mix of marinated shrimp, spicy jalapeño, juicy mango, and fresh lime. Print Recipe Southwest Shrimp Salad Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients Honey-Lime Dressing 1 large lime1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1-1/2 Tbsp. honey1 Tbsp. finely chopped jalapeno pepper1 garlic clove, minced1 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. ground …

Flourless Chocolate Cake

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My goal was to find a perfect balance in texture; moist and somewhat cake-like, without being too dense like fudge. Here it is…and worth every calorie…! Print Recipe Flourless Chocolate Cake Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   12-16 servings   Ingredients 2 egg whites6 oz. bittersweet chocolate (about 70% cacoa), broken1/2 cup butter (1 stick), cut in quarters3/4 …

Wild Rice & Fennel Salad with Super Greens

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This salad offers a fresh lemon vinaigrette, and is packed with vegetables that are naturally low in fat and calories. It is also an excellent source of many vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Print Recipe Wild Rice & Fennel Salad with Super Greens Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   About 6 cups   Ingredients 1/2 …

Wild Mushroom & Herb Appetizer

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Easy to make, beautiful presentation, and full of flavor. Print Recipe Wild Mushroom & Herb Appetizer Makes:   24 wedges   Ingredients 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided2-1/2 oz. shiitake mushrooms, trimmed, sliced (1/4-inch)4 oz. baby portabella (crimini) mushrooms, sliced2 garlic cloves, minced1 Tbsp. fresh chopped herbs, such as thyme and/or rosemary6 slices (1-oz.) Havarti cheese, quartered4 (7-inch) pita bread rounds2 Tbsp. …

Sesame-Noodle Veggie Salad

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With just a little effort to chop vegetables and mix dressing, you will have a fresh, colorful salad with the perfect blend of amazing flavor. See my Fresh Tip to add chicken or tofu for a main dish that everyone will love. Print Recipe Sesame-Noodle Veggie Salad Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy Free Makes:    6 cups   Ingredients Dressing 2 Tbsp. soy sauce …