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Avocado Ricotta Crostini – Start Spreading the News

Michele and I were in Oakland recently, at a restaurant called Southie, when I saw something I’d never seen before; avocado and ricotta cheese paired together on a crostini. I didn’t order it, but was fascinated by the idea, and eventually it turned into what you see here. By the way, everything we did have was great, so if you’re …

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PANKO ZUCCHINI AND TOMATO

1 med zucchini, trimmed & cut lengthwise into quarters1 large red tomato, cut into 4 thick slices1/4 tsp Italian seasoning1/4 tsp black pepper1/3 cup panko1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan1 garlic clove, mincednonstick cooking spray Preheat broiler. Coat both sides of zucchini slices with nonstick cooking spray.  Sprinkle zucchini and tomato slices with the seasonings.  Place zucchini on broiler pan and …

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Homemade Sauerkraut in a Jar

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2018 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com http://schneiderchen.de | © 2018 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com If you haven’t ever made your own sauerkraut – a fermented food that’s great for your gut, then you’re definitely missing out. This is a really simple recipe to make traditional crunchy, tangy, probiotic-rich sauerkraut using only cabbage, salt and time. 900 g Cabbage (I used heart-shaped white …

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Turkish Stuffed Eggplant (Karniyarik) – Splitting Bellies

“Karniyarik” means “split belly,” which refers to the technique used to stuff them, although depending on the size of your eggplant, it could also refer to you after enjoying this delicious dish. By the way, this was my first time making these, and when I mentioned in the video only doing 15 minutes of research before filming, I wasn’t joking. …

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GARLIC WILTED KALE

1 tbsp olive oil6 cups torn fresh kale*2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 tbsp white wine vinegar2 tsp Dijon mustard1/4 cup snipped fresh basil2 tbsp sliced toasted almonds In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.  Add the kale and garlic; cook 4 to 5 minutes until the kale is tender.  Stir frequently during cooking. Meanwhile, whisk the …

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BROCCOLI TOTS

 Try replacing tator tots with broccoli tots. 1 bunch of broccoli, cut into equal sized florets (around 3-4 cups)1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded1/3 cup onion, finely chopped1/2 cup breadcrumbs2 eggssalt and pepper Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.Pour 1 inch of water into a saucepan; bring to a boil.  Place the broccoli into the boiling water, cover, and reduce …

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CHINESE-STYLE ASPARAGUS

1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp rice vinegar1 tbsp peanut oil1 tbsp water1 tbsp tahini (pureed sesame seeds)1 tsp chopped fresh ginger1/2 tsp chopped garlic1 tbsp Splenda Granulated1 pinch red pepper flakes48 medium asparagus spears, trimmed, peeled In food processor or blend, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, oil, water, tahini, ginger, garlic, Splenda, and pepper flakes; mix until thoroughly blended to …

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My Big Fat Greek Salad and Its Big Fat Unoriginal Name

I had a feeling I wasn’t the first person to think of this cinematic play on words, but like I said in the video, so many other people called this a big fat Greek salad, I figured I wouldn’t get in too much trouble. If I had to guess, it was probably the caterer on the set of the movie …

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Cabbage Patch Halibut – Come On, Use Your Head

Don’t worry; this cabbage-wrapped fish recipe has nothing to do with those creepy dolls. I just thought “cabbage patch halibut” sounded a little more enticing that the other names I was considering.  Although, anything with the word cabbage in it isn’t going to have people’s mouths watering, which is how we got “coleslaw.” Despite all that, this really is one …

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GARLIC PORK AND POTATOES

The protein in the pork so outweighs the carbs in the potatoes that we end up with a great diabetic ratio of 25 grams of protein and only 18 grams of carbs per serving with only 1 gram of saturated fat and total fat of 6 grams. 1/2 tsp paprika1/2 tsp garlic powder1 lb pork tenderloin1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil6 …

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