Mediterranean Beet Salad

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Mediterranean Beet Salad   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   This fresh summer salad is great for cookouts! Author: CreativEliza Recipe type: Salad Cuisine: Mediterranean Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2-3 lbs fresh beets: washed, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 cup crumbled feta cheese…

Flu Fighter

The finished soup.

As everyone knows, it is flu season.  Many will go the traditional route and get a flu shot which is fine if that is what you prefer but I believe in the healing power of good food so I bucked the norm and chose not to get a flu shot for anyone…

Butternut Tomato Bisque

Garnish with fresh ground pepper and a dash of hot sauce. Shown here with Avocado Corn Muffins.

Butternut Tomato Bisque   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   You have to use all fresh ingredients to get the right taste. Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes chopped (approximately 5 cups) 2 cups cubed butternut squash…

Feta & Cilantro Egg White Omelet

The finished omelet shown here with a whole wheat english muffin and a dollop of mint chutney.

Above: The finished omelet shown here with a whole wheat english muffin and a dollop of mint chutney. As much as I love to cook and am knowledgeable about food, it still seems like it is a constant struggle to eat as healthy as possible while getting enough protein. The best way…

Green Pea Soup with Mint

Green Pea Soup with Mint served with croutons

This is a great recipe for using dried peas and the taste is light and fresh. I adapted this from a book of Indian recipes. Green Pea Soup with Mint   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 30 mins   The frozen peas added at…