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Spicy grilled squid salad with vegetable slaw

If you are naturally squeamish when it comes to cleaning fish or seafood, I suggest buying already cleaned squid otherwise, go for it and make sure you scoop the spine and insides out really well and rinse thoroughly. For the … Continue reading

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Shrimp and snow pea stir-fry with whole wheat spaghetti

A perfect recipe for busy weeknights when you want to make something flavorful, figure-friendly and filling! Ingredients whole wheat spaghetti (enough for four servings) 2 handfuls of snow peas 1 pound of peeled and deveined shrimp (21-25s) 3 spring onions, … Continue reading

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Baked eggplant fries

Even if you are not an eggplant lover, I can pretty much guarantee that you’ll love eggplant fries.  They’re crispy and light and make a great side dish or appetizer to wow your friends. Ingredients 1/2 large eggplant 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Shrimp with Rice Noodles

I came up with this dish yesterday when I was craving something that would be comforting (after a long run) and tasty without the addition of gluten or dairy.  I don’t have food allergies per say, other than a slight … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Vichyssoise

Julia Child would probably roll over in her grave knowing I haven’t added any butter or heavy cream to this but it’s still delicious and rich without adding all the calories and negative side effects for those of us with … Continue reading

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Zucchini ribbons with artichokes, feta, mint and pine nuts

This is a great summer side dish especially if you have lots of zucchinis from the garden or your farm share to use up.  You can use a regular peeler for thinner ribbons or a Y-peeler for wider ribbons.  I … Continue reading

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Nectarine sweet chili salad

I was craving mango salad but unfortunately the day I wanted to make it, my grocery store didn’t have any mangos! ahhh the joys of living in the desert…  So I started to think what fruit might be a good … Continue reading

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Green Thai curry chicken

This recipe is really quick and simple and can be one of those go-to meals when you’re in a hurry or have some leftover vegetables to use up.  It can be made with chicken, shrimp, tofu or just vegetables.  In … Continue reading

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Almond Crusted Salmon with Lentil Salad

Ingredients 2 salmon fillets 1 cup of toasted almonds 1 tablespoon of Italian parsley 1 teaspoon of lemon zest 1 cup of cooked red lentils, cooled 1 diced medium cucumber 1 diced medium tomato 1/2 avocado diced juice of half … Continue reading

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Grouper with sweet potato latke, tomato chutney and cilantro vinaigrette

  Ingredients: 2 skinless grouper fillets seasoned with salt & pepper* 1 tablespoon of olive oil for pan frying Tomato chutney: 2 medium sized tomatoes, peeled, chopped and seeded 1/2 small red onion diced 1 clove of garlic minced 1 … Continue reading

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