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Mediterranean Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

4 cups of flat or curled parsley, chopped
1 large or 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 rib of celery, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
1/2 cup of your favourite olives
2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons of cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions: Read more about Mediterranean Salad Recipe

 

Cashew and Almond Nut Butter Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of raw cashews
1/2 cup of raw almonds

Directions:

Use a strong blender or food processor to process nuts until they form a thick, spreadable paste. Read more about Cashew and Almond Nut Butter Recipe

 

Citrus Salmon Recipe

Ingredients:

2 filets of fresh wild salmon, skin removed
2 cups of orange juice
1 red onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

Bring orange juice to a hearty simmer. Read more about Citrus Salmon Recipe

 

Roasted Garlic Recipe

With this super easy recipe, you get the great taste of garlic without the same sharpness that comes with raw garlic.

Ingredients:

One or more whole garlic heads
Extra virgin olive oil

Directions: Read more about Roasted Garlic Recipe

 

Greek Chickpeas

Ingredients:

4 (12 oz.) cans of chickpeas, drained, rinsed and boiled for a minute or two
1 heaping tablespoon of tomato paste dissolved in 12 oz of warm water
1 large onion, thinly sliced
Extra virgin olive oil (to cover bottom of pot)
Sea salt and pepper, to taste (optional)
Fresh or dried basil (optional) Read more about Greek Chickpeas

 

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Almost all store-bought mayonnaise is made with vegetable oils that are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, like soybean and safflower oil. Regular consumption of vegetable oils that are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids leads to a decline in health over the long term because of their high omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio. Read more about Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

 

Swiss Chard Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

2 quarts vegetable broth
1 carrot, chopped
2 pounds Swiss Chard, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 zucchini, sliced
1 cup of brown rice, already cooked
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions: Read more about Swiss Chard Soup Recipe

 

Cool Cucumber Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

1 large cucumber, peeled
12 ounces of organic yogurt
1 clove of garlic, pressed or minced
2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Slice peeled cucumber down the middle, length wise, and use a spoon to scoop out all the seeds. Then, chop cucumber into large chunks and blend together with all other ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.

Enjoy this cool and delicious cucumber sauce over a fresh vegetable salad, or with any slightly spicy dish that you enjoy. Read more about Cool Cucumber Sauce Recipe

 

Avocado-Potato Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

1 large ripe avocado, mashed
6 medium Yukon gold or red potatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 ribs of celery, chopped
1/2 cup sweet red bell pepper
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Steam and cook the potatoes until tender but not too soft. Mix thoroughly with all other ingredients. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy this simple and delicious avocado-potato salad.

This recipe was adapted from a similar recipe found in the May/June 1999 issue of Health Science. Read more about Avocado-Potato Salad Recipe

 

Avocado Orange Salad Recipe

Ingredients: 

2 ripe avocados, scooped out and cut into bite-size pieces
2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
2-4 leaves of dark green lettuce like romaine or red leaf
1 tablespoon of chopped green onions (optional)
House Dressing, to taste

Directions:

Put avocado and oranges on a plate lined with lettuce, sprinkle with chopped green onions, and add dressing. Enjoy this simple and delicious salad. Read more about Avocado Orange Salad Recipe

 

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