Spicy Orange Salad, Moroccan Style

3 large seedless oranges 1/8 tsp. cayenne 1 tsp. paprika ½ tsp. garlic 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. red wine or sherry wine vinegar 1/3 cup parsley, chopped 12 black olives, pitted (preferably imported Greek or Italian) Peel the oranges, paring away all the exterior white pulp.  Cut each orange into 8 wedges.  Cut [...]

2017-02-27T23:45:56-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Spiced pears and pomegranate

3 pears, peeled, cored and cut into wedges Seeds (arils) from 1 pomegranate 1 T. fresh lemon juice 2 T. light brown sugar ¼ t. ground nutmeg ½ t. ground cinnamon 2 T. finely chopped almonds (optional) 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional) Place the sliced pears and pomegranate seeds in a bowl [...]

2017-02-27T23:46:02-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Soy Nuts

(a great snack food) Sometimes soy nuts are available in supermarkets but they are often hard to find.  You might want to make your own at home. Soak 100 grams of soybeans overnight.   Spread them on a cloth or paper to soak up excess water.  Place on a large microwaveable dish and microwave on high [...]

2017-02-27T23:46:23-08:00Categories: Recipe|


4 cloves garlic (or less) 1 brown onion a few sprigs parsley, bay leaf, small sprig of thyme 1 bell pepper 2 zucchini 1 small eggplant 4 tomatoes a little olive oilfreshly ground black pepper Peel and chop garlic.  Peel onion.  Tie parsley, bay leaf and thyme together with string.  Wash vegetables and cut into [...]

2017-02-27T23:46:31-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Quick Salmon and Asparagus Frittata

210 g can red salmon, drained 310 g can asparagus cuts, drained 1 medium onion, chopped 4 eggs, lightly beaten 60 g (½ cup) grated tasty cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon curry powder Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well, pour into a greased 23 cm pie dish, and cover.  [...]

2018-01-21T11:42:03-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Pomegranate Salad Dressing

1 cup pomegranate juice ½ cup red wine vinegar 2 shallots, peeled and minced Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 1 cup extra virgin olive oil, or a blend of extra virgin and high quality             vegetable oil Put the pomegranate juice in a stainless steel saucepan and cook over medium-low [...]

2017-02-27T23:46:40-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Pomegranate Feta Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

1 (10 ounce) package mixed baby greens Seeds (arils) from 1 pomegranate 8 oz. crumbled feta cheese 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1 t. Dijon mustard 3 T. red wine vinegar 3 T. extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Place the lettuce, pomegranate seeds, and feta cheese in a large mixing bowl.  In [...]

2018-03-14T18:46:15-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Orzo Salad with Tuna or Salmon

The dainty, rice-shaped orzo suits this light summer salad, but feel free to use any small pasta.  You can use canned salmon in place of the tuna.  Makes 4-6 servings. 2 cans (170 g/ 6 oz.) solid white tuna, drained 1-1/4 cups orzo 1.5 L boiling water, with 2 t. salt 1/3 cup olive oil [...]

2017-02-27T23:46:48-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Orange Salsa

14 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained and chopped 1 Tbsp. sugar 2 Tbsp. chopped green onions 2 small jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley ½ tsp. salt 1/8 tsp white pepper Combine ingredients to make salsa; cover and chill.  Good with chicken. (http://www.busycooks.about.com)

2017-02-27T23:46:54-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Olive Oil and Lemon Juice Salad Dressing

3 Tbsp lemon juice (one large lemon) 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Place salad greens in a bowl. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the top, and drizzle on extra-virgin olive oil. Add salt and freshly ground pepper, and toss gently. (http://www.care2.com/greenliving/12-healthy-easy-recipes-for-salad-    dressing.html#ixzz3cdLNLmmx)

2017-02-27T23:46:57-08:00Categories: Recipe|
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