Salads

Keito’s Summer Sweet Potato Salad

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imageHere’s a quick and refreshing summer salad idea that was fantastic! Make this a complete meal by adding protein like beans, fish or chicken.

Ingredients

Directions: Boil or grill sweet potato till tender. Chop and add the first five ingredients in a bowl. Add the juice of 1/2 lemon, drizzle truffle oil to taste and toss. Top with feta cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

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Simple and Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes by Sparkle People


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Go Green Tip: Jar Reuse

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Jar Reuse: Lunch To go!

Whether you are in need of a quick lunch or to-go meal, salad in a jar is the solution. It can be made a hundred different ways so that you’ll never get bored. Also, the containers are reusable.

All you need to start is pack the heaviest and most non-absorbent ingredients with the dressing on the bottom of the jar and work your way up through the lighter ingredients until you end up with the salad greens at the top. Shake when ready to eat.

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Tangerine & Avocado Salad with Roasted Sunflower Kernels

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Keitochan Says::

Tangerine & Avocado Salad with Roasted Sunflower Kernels by gffriendly. So simple, fresh, and balanced; just a quick toss and your good to go! No excuses for not eating healthy tonight.

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Sometimes I like to keep it light. This week I have been living on turkey soup and this delightful winter-salad-favorite. Citrus and avocado are actually in season in winter, so they are packed with nutrition and flavor. I pair them with some baby kale or another hearty mix of greens and top it off with roasted sunflower seed kernels. After drizzling a little of my go-to balsamic vinaigrette on top, I dive in.

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If you’re curious why I purchased name brand sunflower kernels, the sad truth is that they can be wheat contaminated during the processing. That makes pre-packaged and labeled seeds and nuts safer than bulk, unfortunately.

DSCN1443 This salad couldn’t be easier or, in my opinion, more delicious. Salads are all about balance—finding the perfect combination of flavors and textures. Ideally there is something sweet and something salty, some creaminess and some crunchiness. You want to find flavors that…

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12 Days of Delicious: Home Cooked For The Holidays

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12 Home Cooked Holiday Recipies

Impress your guests this holiday with these home cooked and delicious holiday delights.

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 close-up of soup1. Coconut and Butternut Squash Soup by splendidrecipes.wordpress.com

spicy pumpkin hummus

2. Spicy Pumpkin Hummus by Onceuponacuttingboard.com

eggnog

Get Your Guests In The Mood…

3. Boozy Eggnog with Almond Milk by Chef Todd English

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Make It A Sides Buffet…

4. 10 Delicious Mashed Potato Recipes by Food Network Magazine

5. Shaved Winter Vegetable Salad by ivillage.com

pumpkin bread

6. Pumpkin Bread by alexandracooks.com

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

7. Roasted Pumpkin Soup by Martha Stewert

Nigella Lawson Aromatic Christmas Ham Chili Jam

Add  A Little Spice to The Season…

8. Aromatic Christmas Ham with Chili Jam by  pickyin.blogspot.sg

Cranberry Mojito recipe via wearenotmartha blog

Now We’re All Marry & Bright!

9. Cranberry Mojito by mylusciouslife.com

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10. Glazed Carrots with Pecans by myrecipes.com

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Oh! Yum! 11. Eggnog Spice Bundt Cake by relish.com

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And last, but not least… 12. Lobster Mac N’ Cheese by smells-like-home.com

Enjoy A Safe, But

Happy Holiday

With Family & Friends!

BONUS RECIPE: Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies, plus how to video on the perfectly flaky pie crust.>

The Perfect Winter Salad

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Autumn Salad Recipe via Tsiporah Blog

The perfect combination of mixed greens, apples, spicy sausage and other fall flavors tossed into this fabulous winter salad.

How to prepair the perfect Roasted Butternut Squash by tsiporahblog.com.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp apple butter
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly cracked pepper
  • 3 cups mixed greens
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 spicy chicken sausage, removed from casing and cooked
  • 1-2 oz feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • Pecans and Walnuts, to top

Directions

Combine apple butter, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and pepper in a small container. You can also add thyme or rosemary if you would like. Seal tightly and shake vigorously to combine. Set aside.

Wash greens and apple. Cut apple into bite-sized pieces and add to the greens in a salad bowl. Add the pomegranate seeds, sausage, nuts and feta. Toss with vinaigrette and enjoy!

Photo/Source: tsiporahblog.com

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7+ Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

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Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing Balls1.Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing Balls

Here’s a unique but tasty twist on the standard Thanksgiving stuffing. These awesome oven-baked Stuffing Balls are quick and easy to prepare.

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2.Get inspired with 10 delicious mashed potato recipes from Food Network Magazine

3.Red Wine Turkey Gravy

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without a full flavorsome gravy on the table. But, have you had it with red wine? It’s not just for drinking anymore!

Thanksgiving Appetizer- Itty Bitty Sweet Potato Stacks

4.Easy Cranberry Relish

In this fresh, fruity and uncooked relish, cranberries are coarsely chopped in the bowl of a food processor with honey and orange juice. The abundantly sweet and tart flavors, perfect for a topping unlike any you may have tasted before.

5.Spiced Cranberry Sangria

It’s the classic fruity sangria taste, along with some underlying spice which makes it just perfect for the fall holidays. Garnish with fresh cranberries and apples.

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6.The Perfect Thanksgiving Cake

It‘s the perfect combination of chocolate, pumpkin and cinnamon. What an indulgent after-dinner treat, and yet the pumpkin makes it quite healthy too.

Apple Cider Margaritas

7.Apple Cider Margaritas

Perfectly festive and tasty Apple Cider Margaritas to usher in Fall!

Also, check out these 10 Holiday Pumpkin Recipes