Monthly Archives: May 2014

Champagne Vinaigrette

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This vinaigrette tastes great on any salad. Yield: about 3/4 cup Ingredients: 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed through a garlic press 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons raw honey 1/4 cup champagne vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup extra virgin olive [...]

Sticky Teff-Kissed Spice Loaves

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These loaves are a delicious, spiced, sticky version of gingerbread. If you’re not familiar with teff flour, you’re in for a treat. Teff is an Ethiopian grain full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including calcium and iron. It is the tiniest grain in the world. The flour is very fine with a malty aroma, nutty [...]

Asparagus with Shallot Marmalade

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Spring is asparagus season. You’ve probably seen an abundance of it lately in your grocery store.¬†Asparagus is a nutrient-dense food, high in folic acid and a good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin. There are many ways to prepare asparagus. You can steam it, grill it, roast it, or [...]

Slow-Cooked Salmon, Chickpeas, and Greens

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The vinaigrette in this recipe makes a delicious sauce for the fish. The original recipe calls for mustard greens, which I love, but my kids find them a little too bitter.  So I use swiss chard instead. Feel free to substitute any of your favorite leafy greens such as kale or collard greens. I like [...]