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Mussels a la Leo Henrichs

We had such lovely seafood in Florida. Here is a recipe from Leo Henrichs of Tierra Negra – one of his favorites, and very simple. Mussels a la Leo Henrichs Wash them properly, prepare vegetable soup (cellery, carrots, onion, leeks.) Add 3 bay leaves, 6 juniper berries, 6 allspice, salt, pepper. make a vegetable based […]

Marilyn's Salmon Salad

Marilyn’s Salmon Salad

3, 6 oz cans wild salmon, drained and smashed 1 c. Veganise (or mayo) 1/2 c. sweet pickle relish 1 T dijon mustard 1/2 c. capers 2 stalks celery diced 1/2 red onion finely diced 1/2 t. celery seeds Mix all ingredients together. Fill Romaine lettuce leaves as wraps. Enjoy.

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Hugs and Quiches

This is a healthy quiche recipe I have developed over time. I cook this often and it lends itself to many variatio­ns. Instructions Crust: 1 cup flour (white or mixed with whole wheat) 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup light oil Pinch of sea salt Pinch of nutmeg and/or cinnamon (optional) Fillings: vary, see below To […]

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Blueberry pie the way my mother makes it

Crust: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup light oil Pinch of sea salt Pinch of nutmeg and/or cinnamon Filling: Blueberries 1 cup sugar or less potato starch or tapioca or corn starch (or flour) Instructions CRUST: Mix together and roll out half of dough as thin as possible, between two sheets of wax […]

quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad

A good one from Eating for England Ingredients     1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed     1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil     1 3/4 cup water     1 can black beans, drained and rinsed     1 avocado, chopped into chunks     handful cherry tomatoes, quartered     1/2 red […]

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Easy Lamb Chops

Thanks to Judy at Fresh Market for cooking tips. Lamb rib chops 3 per person. Marinate in white wine with mustard and mayonnaise, and rosemary if desired. Grill in pan with just a little olive oil and coarse black pepper, both sides, 5 min per side. Add sea salt while cooking. Fry thinly sliced potatoes, […]

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Muriel’s Local Honey Baklava

I developed this version over time, inspired by the baklava at the Greek festival near my home. (The festival also inspired my tune “A Bakers Dozen.”)  I often find baklava too sweet and not flaky enough, so I modified some recipes.  Local honey is great for pollen allergies and nuts and seeds create protein compliment.  […]

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Fresh Chanterelle Pasta with Lemon-Cream Brown Butter

This recipe comes from the folks at Wooldridge Creek Winery in the Applegate Valley of Oregon. It certainly qualifies under the ‘Taste’ and ‘Time’ criteria. As for nutrition, this looks ‘richer’ than it is – a little goes a long way. Using whole wheat pasta deals stays away from refined flour and I sometimes substitute […]

Leek and turnip soup with rice added

Leek and Turnip Soup

  Here is a nice one from Anne Roos to warm the chilly days at home in Nashville, I add some chives as I still have some from the garden that have survived the winter freeze. Ingredients Instructions