Poppy Seed Fruited Cole Slaw

Ingredients: 1/2 cup orange sections 1 cup red seedless grapes, halved 16 ounces cabbage and carrot coleslaw mix ( the bagged kind) 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon minced onions 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 teaspoons canola oil 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Toss coleslaw, grapes and oranges...

Salted Lemon Edamame

Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) packages frozen edamame, in shell1/2 tablespoon salt1/4 tablespoon pepper1 lemons, juice of1 lemons, sliced Directions: Boil or microwave the edamame according to the package directions.Combine with the salt and pepper and the juice of 1 lemon.Serve with the lemon slices as garnish. Servings: 2-3 Time preparation: 2 min. Time total:...

Cucumber and Celery Salad

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons pickle relish2 tablespoons cider vinegar or 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 seedless cucumber, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick5 -6 celery ribs, from the heart sliced 1/2 inch thick1/4 cup hot red peppers or 1/4 cup roasted red peppers or 1/2 small fresh bell peppers,...

Easy Beets in Sweet Orange Sauce

Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) cans beets1/3 cup orange juice1 teaspoon orange zest, grated1 -2 tablespoon brown sugar, packed1 -2 teaspoon cornstarch1/2 teaspoon crystallized ginger, chopped Directions: Drain the beets reserving 1/3 cup of liquid; set beets aside.In a medium size saucepan, mix together the reserved liquid along with remaining ingredients, except beets.Stir to combine...

Roasted Bell Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 leeks, washed well and thinly sliced 5 cups vegetable broth (low sodium or no-sodium broth) or 5 cups chicken broth ( low sodium or no-sodium broth) 2 medium sweet potatoes or 2 yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks 1 medium red bell peppers, roasted ( read *NOTE)...

Midori Margarita

Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounces tequila1/2 ounce triple sec1 ounce fresh lime juice1/2 ounce Midori melon liqueursalt Directions: Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass with lime juice and dip in salt. Shake ingredients together, and pour into a glass filled with crushed ice.Optional:Mix above ingredients with one cup of ice in a blender for...

Tidbit Raw Vegetable Salad With Toasted Seeds

Ingredients: 3 carrots3 celery ribs1 head broccoli1 head cauliflower1 green bell peppers1 red bell peppers1 cup spinach1 cup red cabbage or 1 cup green cabbage1 small onions1 cucumbers1 cup snap peas1/2 cup radishes1/4 cup fresh basilsalt and pepper1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds ( raw)1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds ( raw)1/4 cup sesame seeds2 tablespoons...

Heavenly Breakfast

Ingredients: 1 bananas ( sliced)1/3 cup fresh pineapple ( cut up)1/3 cup blueberries1/3 cup strawberries ( cut up)1/2 cup nuts (peanuts, sunflower seeds, cashews, etc.) or 1/2 cup seeds, mix of your choice ( peanuts, sunflower seeds, cashews, etc.) Directions: Put all the fruit in a bowl.Top with nuts and seeds mix.Enjoy! Servings: 1...