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We're Cooking: Edamame, Ginger and Basil Hummus

When you think of summer you often think of foods that are light and refreshing (kind of like the wines of the season)…each of your thoughts will be satisfied with this tasty recipe made with protein rich edamame, lots of antioxidant filled ginger and garlic and a ton of fresh herbs to add flavor without fat, finishing it off with heart healthy olive oil. 267 more words


Forbidden Rice and Bean Salad with Orange Dressing

Labor day weekend has crept up on me all to quickly. The last two weeks we have been getting a stead stream of midday/afternoon rain and thunder storms, which were accompanied by a big temperature drop (we even got a little snow on the very top of the high mountains). 402 more words



I know some of my recipes may seem simple or obviously to some of you. However, I used to be the type of person who couldn’t cook pasta without messing it up, so I am determined to explain even the simplest of things. 149 more words

Gluten Free And Lazy




This is what the bounty of our garden looks like right now. Loads of tomatoes, green beans and jalapenos, eggplant, our first large sweet yellow bell have ripened, some nasturtiums which are edible, probably the last of the edamame for now, banana peppers and some peppermint. 45 more words

edamame and ricotta quinoa summer salad with hazelnuts, lemon cucs and mint

Forecast for hot weather and two full days ahead… calls for something easy, light and fulfilling too.


  • 3/4 c quinoa
  • 2 cups edamame
  • 1/2 c nonfat ricotta cheese…
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The Holy Grail of Salads

Stop everything you are doing and make this salad!  It’s seriously that good!

You ever have one of those days where maybe you didn’t eat so healthy?   559 more words


Summer Succotash With Edamame

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The below recipe for Summer Succotash with Edamame adapts the classic dish with a twist–soybeans.  This recipe will run as part of my August column for the Advocate, here. 24 more words

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