Corn, Scallion and Cilantro Arepas

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


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Discover the Grilled Vegetable

Think outside the box this 4th of July and instead of having the same ole’ coleslaw or potato salad, experiment with your favorite vegetables.  Grilling brings out the natural sugars of vegetables which causes them to caramelize and add a sweet and smoky flavor. Which vegetables are great for the grill? The possibilities are endless.  I’m listing a few of my favorites to help you get...
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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 oil 1/2...
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Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

These pancakes are not only easy to make, but they are also high in protein.  I like to make them on Sunday mornings with a big pot of hot tea or coffee. If you don’t have fresh blueberries, you can also use them frozen; they will defrost when cooked in the skillet. Ingredients: Makes 6 pancakes 1 3/4 cup or 15 ounces of skim or part-skim ricotta cheese 1 Tbsp sugar 1 whole egg 1 egg white...
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How to Make Hummus (Video)

This is a very basic and easy Hummus recipe.  If you want to make it more interesting, add your own spin by combining any of the following ingredients: chopped cilantro chopped jalapeno chopped chipotle chiles chopped parsley chopped roasted bell peppers Zaatar (spice mixture)   For video click here: How to Make Hummus     Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked garbanzo beans 3 garlic...
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