Marinated Cucumber Tomato Salad

At this time of year, with delicious locally grown tomatoes at every farmer’s market, it’s a perfect time to pair up some fresh cucumbers with tomatoes and a balsamic vinegar marinade. We like to use white balsamic vinegar for this recipe, but it’s not as easy to find as red balsamic vinegar, which is available…

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Heart-healthy Collard Greens

We love hardy greens, like collard greens and kale. It probably has a lot to do with my Mother’s Famous Kale recipe, and her ability to reinvent it to a still-delicious but healthier dish many years ago, when she became more conscious of heart healthy eating. To learn more on recipe makeovers and other adjustments…

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Heart-healthy Chili

This version of chili is loaded with flavor, yet with minimal saturated fat and sodium. It’s a hearty dish by itself, or even better with our no-carb cheese “crackers” (but watch the fat and sodium content of the “crackers”). Print Recipe Heart Healthy Chili Course Main Dish Keyword soup, turkey Servings Ingredients 1 pound ground…

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing

We love this ginger salad dressing inspired by what is served at Benihana and other Japanese-American restaurants. We formerly used China Town Soy Sauce for this recipe, which had only 145 mg. of sodium per tablespoon, but that formula is no longer available, and the new formulation of their product now has the same amount…

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