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Persimmon-Spinach Salad

This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.

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Avocado-Papaya Salad

One-fifth of a medium avocado, according to a Hass avocado website, has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals making it a, “good nutrient choice.” Papayas are very low in calories and contain no cholesterol. They are rich … Continue reading

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Grilled Tofu with Coriander and Jalapeño Marinade

Here’s another summer grill recipe I think you’ll like. It combines the complementary flavors of cilantro, coriander and jalapeno in an easy-to-make marinade that is wonderfully absorbed by the tofu. Grilling adds another layer of flavor. Who says tofu can’t be … Continue reading

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Chana Masala

This vegan and gluten-free dish is a favorite of my friend Brandy. It is a savory dish of cooked garbanzo beans (chickpeas), onion, garlic, bay leaves and various Indian spices. It gets its heat from small red chilies and although … Continue reading

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Savory Socca

While researching the origin of socca and found this description from a blog article titled Socca and Semantics by Jeannette Ferrary. It describes socca better than I ever could:

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Ensalada de Habas

Haba is a Spanish language word meaning bean. Habas are a type of Mexican broad bean similar to fava beans. These meaty, strong flavored beans have been around for centuries and work well in salads, soups and hearty bean side … Continue reading

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Spicy Cauliflower, Garbanzo Beans and Coconut

This vegan dish is the perfect hot meal for a cold, blustery late-winter supper. Cauliflower and garbanzo beans (chickpeas) are the perfect complement to the Indian spices and the unsweetened coconut is a welcome addition.

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