Garlicky Green Beans Make it Faster: Use jarred garlic and frozen, thawed green beans. Prep Tip: You can also microwave green beans. Trim first, and then place in a microwave safe bowl with 2 tablespoons water. Cover and cook on high until tender, about 3-6 minutes. Drain. Change it Up: Make this recipe using fresh asparagus in place […]
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Prep Tip: Wash strawberries gently. They bruise easily. Change it Up: Use any kind of salad greens or lettuce you like. Add cooked chicken or a hard-boiled egg to make this salad a main dish. Nutrition Tip: Read food labels on salad dressings and choose those with 140mg sodium or less. Fill half your plate with fruits and […]
Ingredients 1 fresh pineapple 3 bananas Directions 1. Peel the bananas and slice them into ¼-inch rounds. Put the bananas into a bowl. 2. Cut the peel from the pineapple, core it, and cut it lengthwise into wedges. Cut the wedges into ¾-inch pieces. Add the pineapple pieces to the bowl and stir to combine.
Ingredients 1 tablespoon (tbsp) vegetable or olive oil ½ teaspoon (tsp) turmeric 1¾ cup 1ong grain white rice 3½ cups water ¾ teaspoon (tsp) salt Directions 1. In a saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. 2. Add the turmeric and rice and cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. 3. Add the water and […]
Ingredients 2cans (15 ounces) black beans 1 can (15 ounces) red beans ½ red onion 2 tomatoes 1 green or red bell pepper 4 garlic cloves ¼ cup vegetable oil ¾ teaspoon (tsp) ground cumin ¾ teaspoon (tsp) dried oregano ¾ teaspoon (tsp) salt ¼ teaspoon (tsp) black pepper 1 cup water 1 bay leaf […]
Prep Tip: Fresh pods like snow and sugar snap peas should be firm, bright green, and look like they are almost bursting. Store fresh peas in the refrigerator unwashed and in an open plastic bag for up to three days. Change It Up: Try this recipe using sautéed broccoli or carrots. Toss fresh or frozen snow […]
Enjoy as a side dish with Ethiopian lentils and injera. Serves 4 to 6 as a side dish Ingredients 2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced 1 tomato, chopped ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup plain yogurt Instructions Combine the cucumbers and tomatoes in a serving bowl and sprinkle with salt. Stir in the yogurt and serve.
Homemade Applesauce Applesauce is easy to make. By varying how long you cook the sauce, you can choose to make it chunky or smooth. Cooking unpeeled apples allows the applesauce to become a pretty shade of pink. For smooth applesauce, put the cooked sauce through a food mill or wire strainer. Enjoy homemade applesauce with potato […]
Baking potatoes, often called russet or Idaho potatoes, make the best potato pancakes. Potato pancakes are a perfect example of how a few simple ingredients can make a satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Serve with homemade applesauce and sweet and sour red cabbage. Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 3 baking potatoes, peeled (about 4½ cups grated potatoes) 1 […]
Parsnips delicious root vegetables to eat in the cold months. Parsnips have been grown around the world for thousands of years. The cream-colored roots are packed with fiber, Vitamin C, antioxidants, and they support healthy immune function. Here is one fun way to enjoy parsnips this winter! Ingredients: 1.5 lbs Parsnips, peeled and roughly chopped […]