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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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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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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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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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Mixed Green Salad with Dried Cranberries

To me, Christmas is cranberries. There are many different ways to cook with them but in a salad, dried is the best. This recipe is in Recipes To The Rescue Newsletter, spring 2010. Serves 4-6 Dressing: 1 teaspoon dried basil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 6 tablespoons olive oil …

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Low-Carb Silken Chicken-Liver Pâté with Green Peppercorns

If you’re looking for a brilliant snack to serve friends and family over the festive season, try this velvety chicken liver pâté with green peppercorns.  My formula is the culmination of many years of making retro party pâtés, and I hope this easy, inexpensive dish will knock the socks off your guests. (Scroll to the end of this page for links …

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Low-Carb Paprika Chicken with Tomatoes, Green Beans and Olives

Low-Carb Paprika Chicken with Tomatoes, Green Beans & Olives  An easy family dinner with gutsy tomato and olive flavours, freshened with snappy green beans. My fixation with excellent paprika  – both smoked and sweet – has not abated, and I can’t get enough of this gorgeous ingredient. This dish is low in carbohydrates and suitable for anyone on a #LCHF …

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