This recipe for low-fat spicy Mexican style 3-bean salad is so easy to put together - just dump it all into a bowl, mix, let sit, and serve. Perfect for a tailgate party or BBQ
"This bright fresh green tomato salsa is perfect served with chips, on tacos, tostadas, grilled fish, chicken, shrimp...well, you name it, this salsa is a great enhancement. You need to use un-ripe green tomatoes in this salsa. If you can't find un-ripe tomatoes, use tomatillos in their place"
This recipe for Quick Spicy Thai Style Eggplant combines fresh, firm Japanese eggplant with a spicy Thai style sauce to create a delicious hot side or cold salad.
Penne with Roasted Butternut Squash and Shiitake is an easy vegetarian meal that feels totally "meaty". Browned sage butter takes it over the top.
"Zucchini Latke with Fresh Herbs and Feta is a great combination of fresh herbs, salty Feta cheese, and shredded zucchini which creates this version of a lighter than potato latke."
"This recipe for Gazpacho is a well balanced slightly chunky version combining fresh garden tomato, cucumber, peppers, along with the acid from lemon and lime juice. It's a perfect summer soup, light and refreshing." While it can be consumed immediately, it's best left overnight or better for three days!
"Chilled Cantaloupe Curry Soup is a super quick, slightly spicy, refreshing soup. Fresh sweet cantaloupe, enhanced with a touch of ginger and spicy serrano pepper, along with the soft notes of curry powder - perfect for a hot summer's day."
"Wanting to kick things up a bit from the regular coleslaw routine, I came up with this spicy Coleslaw with Sriracha Dressing - yep, a definite kick"
Three kinds of cheese combine with sweet golden raisin, mint, and rice, to make these Cheesy Grilled Baby Bells a delicious appetizer.
Zucchini Spaghetti with Linguine, Olives and Feta is so easy to make, it's not only vegetarian, it's delicious. Once everything is prepped, it cooks in about 10 minutes. It has a great combination of flavors with the sun-dried tomatoes and olives adding meatiness; fresh tomato and basil provide freshness, and the Feta cheese adds richness and saltiness. Of course, the pasta gives structure, and the zucchini spaghetti adds bulk and crunch.