Dips & Spreads

Oil Free Balsamic Dressing

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    This recipe is a slight modification from the Whole Foods Balsamic dressing recipe. It is my absolute favorite at the salad bar. You’d never guess it was oil-free! Seriously to-die for.  My favorite dressing recipe. Oil Free Balsamic Dressing Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup balsamic vinegar 3 Tbsp reduced sodium tamari (for […]

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Chili Lime Dip

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Want an ultra fast dip that goes great with chicken, quesadillas, baked fries and grilled veggies? This is it!  It couldn’t be quicker and easier, and the flavor is awesome!  This dip would also be great in place of sour cream on top of taco’s.  Only 24 calories per 2 Tbsp and gluten free. This […]

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Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips with Pineapple Sauce

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What reminds you of the tropics more than coconut and pineapple?  This dinner comes together in 30 minutes, and might just please the picky kids, too! [Translate]

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Easy Salmon Glaze

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I don’t know what it is, but I tend to like sweet glazes on my salmon. The sweetness of the orange and tanginess of the mustard goes amazing with salmon. This is my go-to glaze for salmon, we love it.  Its quick, easy and tastes so good! I typically like to grill my salmon on […]

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Quick Chimichurri Sauce

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This is the first time I’ve made chimichurri sauce, and I wish I made it sooner!  Apparently its a staple in Argentinian cuisine. Its basically a herb sauce.  It is FABULOUS on steak!  It would also be great on fresh grilled chicken or fish. A great addition to our Valentine’s Day dinner! Makes 4 servings […]

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Easy Guacamole

November 30, 2010

Great to have with eggs, veggies, a mexican meal, etc! Excellent with crackers or baked chips for holiday entertaining too. Makes 16 servings 2 avocados 1 small onion, finely chopped 1-2 clove garlic, minced 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 lime, juiced 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped salt and pepper to taste Peel and mash avocados in […]

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