Corn, Scallion and Cilantro Arepas

Anoth­er great recipe for the entire fam­i­ly. These savory pan­cakes are quick, easy and nutri­tious.


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Grilled Tofu with Cilantro Sauce

Tofu is so ver­sa­tile, low calo­rie and packed with healthy pro­tein that I’m always look­ing for new recipes.  The cilantro sauce real­ly makes the tofu stand out.  It’s also deli­cious served with grilled sum­mer squash, mush­rooms or oth­er grilled veg­eta­bles.  I mopped it up with some crusty bread, like a baguette.   Ingre­di­ents: 2 cups cilantro leaves 1⁄4 cup canola...
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How to Make Thin Crust Pizza Dough

I love to end the week with a home­made piz­za; there is just some­thing tru­ly sat­is­fy­ing in mak­ing your own dough.  I also like to exper­i­ment with dif­fer­ent top­pings. This recipe is from one of my favorite cook­ing mag­a­zines, Cooks Illus­trat­ed. These guys test their recipes to per­fec­tion.  This piz­za dough is thin, crispy and tastes deli­cious. One caveat, you need to...
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Socca, a Healthy Crêpe for Vegans and Carnivores alike

I was going through my old recipes when I dis­cov­ered this deli­cious treat.  Soc­ca is pop­u­lar in the south of France, where it’s eat­en hot off the grid­dle with a cool glass of wine.  Besides the fact this recipe only requires 3 ingre­di­ents (not count­ing the salt and pep­per), it’s so easy to make.  The thin­ner you make them, the crispi­er and bet­ter they taste. Makes 8...
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Gordon Ramsay’s Red Lentil Curry

I’m a big fan of Chef Ram­say.  This cur­ry is adapt­ed from a recipe I found online.  It’s easy, tastes deli­cious and also hap­pens to be veg­an.  And from what I’ve heard him say about veg­e­tar­i­ans on TV, I’m sure he did not pur­pose­ly make it veg­an. Lentils are high in pro­tein, high in fiber, low in fat and packed with min­er­als. Besides being a nutri­tion­al...
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Flay’ed Jerk Chicken

Who said chick­en is bor­ing?  This Jerk Chick­en rub à la Bob­by Flay has more than just a kick, it’s a three alarm fire.  The rub is made with habanero chile pow­der among oth­er things.  If you love spicy food you will love this recipe. You can make the rub in advance and keep it in your spice rack.  When you feel like you need some spice in your life, make this Jerk...
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