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Potato Benefits, Potato Varieties And Green Potatoes

Did you know that potatoes are good for you? Unfortunately, they have a reputation for being fattening. It’s true if you eat a lot of french fries from fast food restaurants and bags of potato chips. But, if you cook your own potatoes at home and don’t slather them with gobs of butter and sour cream you’ll be okay. I …

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Indian Meatballs with Green Curry Sauce

Indian Meatballs with Green Curry Sauce A deliciously fresh and aromatic lamb meatball curry! Serves 4 small portions, 2 large portions Prep time:  20 minutes Cooking time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients For the meatballs 500g/1 lb minced lamb 2 or 3 spring onions, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped 1 tsp ground allspice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp …

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Green Quinoa Tabbouleh – Going Against the Grain

Like I said in the intro, I’ve never been a huge fan of quinoa, or tabbouleh, but for some reason absolutely love this green quinoa tabbouleh. Maybe it’s the size of the grain, which is actually a seed, or the less wheaty flavor, but for me this vibrant, bracing salad is significantly better with quinoa instead of the traditional bulgur …

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Green Bean Casserole

The humble green bean casserole has always  been a popular Thanksgiving side dish. Did you know that more than 40 million  Americans will be making it this year? Why just make it at Thanksgiving? There are  so many other soft foods that day that I  prefer a sauted green beans almondine  or roasted brussels sprouts.  I like it much better throughout the yearwith …

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Spaghetti with Green Olive Puttanesca

Spaghetti with Green Olive Puttanesca This is a wonderfully tasty quick and easy mid-week meal. Chilli, Capers, Anchovies, Olives and Tomatoes – what a perfect combination! Serves 4 Prep time:   5 -10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2-3 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled & finely chopped 1 small red chilli, deseeded & finely chopped 10 anchovies from a jar, …

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Caldo Verde – My Green Soup Redux

Caldo verde is many things: simple to make, inexpensive, nutritious, famously delicious, and beyond comforting. What it isn’t, however, is Spanish. I learned that after posting a version of this soup 10 years ago, when I tagged it as “Spanish Cuisine,” and a few very “passionate” Portuguese viewers let me know, in no uncertain terms, that was not accurate. This …

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Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Chicken Curry This curry is incredibly easy to make and will suit all tastes as you can make it as sweet or as spicy as you want… This Thai Green Curry has to be one of the best I have ever made. Serves 4 Prep time:  20 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Ingredients For the Thai green curry paste 4-6 …

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Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Feta and Green Grapes

kale Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Feta and Green Grapes RecipeAn easy salad to make that has lots of different textures and super tasty!Serves 4 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1/3 cup olive oil1 teaspoon honey1/3 cup dried cranberries1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted½ cup green grapes, sliced in half8 cups red leaf lettuce, torn into bite

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