Quinoa Panzanella with Wild Salmon & Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

If you are a glutton for food, like me, you can imagine my excitement when the mailman delivers my monthly Cooking Light magazine. Like a child who has to go to the bathroom while playing a game, I wiggle and dance by my mail box scouring through its pages to find an amazing recipe. “Sit…

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Fresh Tuna Tartare on Cucumber Rounds

It’s Ladies Night oh what a night! Fresh Tuna Tartare on Cucumber Rounds is the perfect summer appetizer because it melds simple and healthy flavors. The best part? There is NO cooking involved, so whip out your knife skills. Slice and dice fresh ginger, cucumber, bell pepper and cilantro. Fold in briny capers and smooth…

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Mango-Basil Chicken with Freekeh

Succulent chicken is cloaked in a sweet and savory mango-basil sauce and served with freekeh. Let me paint the picture. The chicken breast is pan-seared to seal in its juices and then baked in the oven at a high temperature, leaving it extremely moist. Fresh mango is simmered in dry white wine and chicken broth,…

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Shaved Melon and Prosciutto Salad with Grana Padano

This vibrant summer appetizer harmonizes sweet and savory flavors. The nutty Grana Padano cheese echos the salty punch of prosciutto, while the sumptuous melons add sweet notes. Garnished with mint, this dish is delicately refreshing and healthy. Ingredients 1/2 honeydew melon, seeds removed 1/2 cantaloupe melon, seeds removed 2-3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint 1/2…

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Sweet Corn Soup with Lobster

This recipe is featured on the Lobster Feed (click) on the feedfeed website. Sweet Corn Soup with Lobster will bring your summer menu from drab to fab. This soup contains simple farm fresh ingredients like onion, corn, milk and chicken broth. Succulent lobster, subtle spiciness and pungent chives elevate this soup to a new level.…

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Cherry and Walnut Quinoa Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

This recipe is featured on the Bowls (click), Salads (click) and Whole Grains (click) Feeds on the feedfeed website. The sun is shining and your friends and family are gathering. Listen, whether you are going to a Memorial Day Picnic or Pool Party, you need to bring something spectacular. Tell the hostess you’ll bring a…

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Blackened Chicken Tacos | Fiesta Bean Salsa | Kickin’ Fruity Salsa

Whether it is Mexican Monday, Taco Tuesday or Fiesta Friday, you’ll be ready to party with these must-have recipes. The salsas and purple cabbage can be prepared ahead of time, while the blackened chicken takes only a few minutes on the sizzling grill. Mix and match these salsas with your favorite meat or seafood, then…

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Grilled Peaches & Mixed Berries with Honey Cream

Once the humid weather strikes, you immediately tuck your pie recipes away for safe keeping. I mean come on, heavy comfort desserts hinder your beach-body, making you sluggish. These Grilled Peaches and Mixed Berries, drizzled in honey cream, are the perfect weeknight dessert. This 5-minute fruit blessing appeals to your sweet tooth, while keeping you…

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Chilled Avocado Soup with Spicy Grilled Shrimp & Charred Jalapeno-Corn Salsa

This recipe is featured on the Corn (click) Feed on the feedfeed website.   The scorching sun is baking your skin golden brown and you are craving something cool, light and savory to satiate your hunger. Look no further. This Chilled Avocado Soup with Spicy Grilled Shrimp & Charred Jalapeno-Corn Salsa abounds with fresh flavors,…

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Minty Lime-Ginger Watermelon Agua Fresca

Soak in the sunshine while sipping on this refreshingly flavorful Minty Lime-Ginger Watermelon Agua Fresca. Spanish for “cool waters”, fresh water, infused with sugar, lime, ginger and mint, is blended intoΒ purΓ©ed watermelon. A splash of lime seltzer water finishes off this invigorating sip, leaving a sparkling tickle in your mouth. Fresh and healthy, serve this…

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Miso-Grilled Tuna & Watermelon Salad with Wasabi Shallots

Umami erupts in your mouth from the savory miso marinated tuna, while fresh watermelon, saturated in soy sauce and lime juice, cools the heated punch from wasabi soaked shallots. These bold flavors disguise the fact that each serving is only 265 calories, a far cry from your everyday “healthy diet” dinner. With cook time taking…

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Cedar Salmon & Clementine-Ginger Glaze

Cedar wrapped Salmon with a quick homemade Clementine-Ginger glaze is the perfect weeknight meal that is both simple and healthy. Grilled to a smokey perfection, this meal will be ready in about 15 minutes. Ready, Set, Go! Listen, I am a special education teacher. My energy level by the end of the day is just…

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