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Wilted Spinach

4 servings Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 1/2 Tbsp. pine nuts, coarsely chopped 1 lb. spinach, stemmed, washed, torn and drained salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste Instructions Heat…

Sesame Green Beans

4 servings   Ingredients 1 pound green beans, trimmed 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste   Instructions Preheat oven to 450…

Savoy Cabbage with Peppers

4 servings   Ingredients 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, preferably canola oil 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 4 cups thinly sliced Savoy cabbage 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded…

Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes with Chives

  4 servings   Ingredients 2 tsp. olive oil 2 pts. cherry tomatoes 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste   Instructions In a large skillet,…

Shallots Recipe

4 servings   Instructions Peel 10 large shallots and cut in half lengthwise. Toss with 1 tsp. oil, 1 sprig fresh rosemary and salt and pepper to taste. Roast at 450 degrees F for 20 to 25…

Fennel

  4 servings   Instructions Trim, halve and core 1 large fennel bulb. Wrap in aluminum foil and roast at 450 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes or until tender. Unwrap and slice. Toss with…

Eggplant

  4 servings Instructions Trim the stem end from 1 large eggplant. Cut in 1/3-inch-thick slices. Brush slices on both sides with 1 tsp. olive oil and roast at 425 degrees F for 20 minutes,…

Broccoli with Caramelized Shallots

4 servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp. walnut pieces 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil 1 cup sliced shallots, thinly sliced (4-5 large shallots) salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 bunch broccoli (1…

Braised Green Beans & Tomatoes

6 servings Ingredients 1 lb. green beans, trimmed 2 tsp. olive oil 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp. fennel seeds, crushed 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 8 ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and…

Asparagus Tips

1 cup Instructions When buying asparagus, look for firm, bright spears with closed tips. Keep in mind that 1 1/2 pounds of asparagus will feed four people. The delicate asparagus tips cook more…

Warm Salad of Thyme-Crusted Tuna & Arugula

4 servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 large shallot, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tsp. extra-virgin…

Tuna & Tomatoes Provençale

6 servings Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled 1/2 teaspoon salt, preferably kosher 2 tablespoons olive oil, preferably extra-virgin 2 tablespoons balsamic or red-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons…

Tuna & Artichoke Salad

5 servings Ingredients 1 12-ounce can (or two 6-ounce cans) solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked 1 16-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1/4 cup chopped black olives, preferably…

Swordfish Kebabs

4 servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary or 1 tsp. dried 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1 lb. swordfish steaks, cut into…

Spicy Halibut with Tomatoes & Olives

4 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Start to finish: 15minutes   Ingredients 1 1/4 lb. halibut or cod fillet, cut into 4 portions 1 tsp. ground cumin Salt & freshly ground black pepper to…

Scampi with Broccoli

4 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Start to finish: 15minutes   Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined Salt…

HEALTHY VEGAN DINNER RECIPES FOR SPRING

Today I am showing you some healthy vegan dinner ideas that are perfect for spring or summer. HEALTHY VEGAN DINNER RECIPES FOR SPRING thumbnail courtesy of youtube.com

Ratatouille of Roasted Vegetables

6 servings, 5 cups   Ingredients 1 large head garlic 12 ripe plum tomatoes, cored, halved and seeded 1 eggplant (1-1 1/4 lbs.), cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices 2 small zucchini,…

Pan-Grilled Salmon Fillets with Tomato & Tarragon

4 servings Ingredients 1-1 1/4 pounds salmon fillet, skin on (scaling is not necessary), pin bones removed, cut into 4 pieces Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup dry white…

Mustard-Crusted Salmon

4 servings Prep time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 1-1/4 pounds center-cut salmon fillets, cut into 4 portions Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 2…

Mediterranean Roasted Fish

4 servings   Ingredients 2 tsp. olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 3 Tbsp. dry white or red wine 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 14-oz. can whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped…

Fillet of Sole with Spinach & Tomatoes

4 servings Ingredients 12 cups spinach (1 1/4 lbs.), trimmed and washed thoroughly 2 cloves garlic, minced salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 lb. sole fillets 4 small plum tomatoes,…

Cumin-Crusted Sea Bass

4 servings Ingredients 1 Tbsp. cumin seeds 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1 lb. sea bass fillets, skinned and cut into 4 pieces 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil 1-1/2 Tbsp. chopped…

Baked Halibut with Salsa Verde

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds halibut steak 1 teaspoon olive oil, preferably extra-virgin Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste Salsa verde 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, preferably…

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup   Makes about 5 cups, serves 6 Ingredients 8-10 ripe tomatoes (3 lbs.), cored, halved and seeded 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil 2 red onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 3 cups…

Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Soup

 Makes about 5 cups, serves 6 Ingredients 2 red bell peppers, cored, seeded and quartered lengthwise 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and quartered lengthwise 2 small zucchini (1/2 lb. total),…

Marinated Yogurt Cheese

Makes 4 small cheeses   Ingredients Yogurt cheese from 32 oz. low-fat yogurt 3 Tbsp. olive oil, preferably extra-virgin   3 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley   1 Tbsp. minced fresh dill…

Herbed Yogurt Cheese

 Makes 2 cups   Ingredients: 2 cups yogurt cheese made from nonfat yogurt 2 scallions, trimmed and minced 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley plus leaves for garnish 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil…