Our Favorite Recipes

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Recipes will be posted monthly and past recipes will be available as a pdf file below. Check regularly for updated recipes and enjoy.

Celery Pea Pod Almondine

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon diagonally sliced celery
  • 6 oz. Fresh or frozen pea pods

Directions:

  • Melt butter over low heat in large frying pan.
  • Add almonds; stir until lightly brown.
  • Stir bouillon cubes, onion, sugar, garlic powder and ginger.
  • Add celery and cook just until crisp-tender (about 8 minutes, stir frequently)
  • Stir in pea pods and cook 3-4 minutes or until pea pods are crisp-tender.
  • Serve immediately.

 

Broccoli and Cashew Salad

By: Renee Shepherd

Serves 6-8

A wonderful take-along for picnics and potluck. Broccoli’s natural sweetness pairs perfectly with the nutty, rich taste of cashews and spicy note of cilantro in this creamy dressing.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups very fresh broccoli florets, cut into small pieces (about 1 lbs.)
  • 1 ½ cup shredded carrot
  • ¾ chopped fresh cilantro

Dressing:

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoon low fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup toasted cashew nuts, very coarsely chopped

Directions:

  • In a salad bowl, combine broccoli, carrot and cilantro.
  • To prepare dressing, combine the garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and orange juice.
  • Pour over the vegetables and toss well, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with cashews just before serving.

 

Dill Oil

By: Martin Rios

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup dill (fresh, blanched)
  • ½ cup fennel (tops only, blanched)
  • 2 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon, grated
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • ½ cup vegetable stock, cold
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper as needed

Directions:

  1. Using a blender, combine all of the ingredients together and puree utile smooth.