Mango Salsa Quinoa

When you find mangoes try this fabulous recipe! Quinoa is healthy and low fat of course! Mango Salsa Quinoa Salad (pronounced Keen wah) 1 Cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 2 Cup water 1/2 Cup cilantro, roughly chopped 2 medium avocados, diced 2 medium tomatoes, diced 1 ripe mango, diced 1/4 Cup lime juice (1 lime) 1…

Fennel, Parsnip and Leek soup

How about a winter white soup for this time of year? The flavor combinations are very tasty and the fennel adds a bit of anise flavor and compliments the strongness of the parsnips.   Parsnip, Fennel and Leek Soup 1 ¼ pounds parsnips (about 4 medium) 1 pound fennel (about 2 medium bulbs, to yield…

Cashew Cream and Pasta

If you have never made cashew cream you really should try it. It has many uses and can be used in soups, salad dressings and this recipe with pasta. Every once in a while pasta is good, plus it is a easy weeknight meal. Pasta with Chipotle Cashew Cream For the chipotle cashew cream: 1…

Beet Salad with Blue Cheese

With all my frozen garden vegetables in the freezer, it is time to start cooking with them! I made this wonderful beet salad using frozen beets. I have also made this in a skillet and serve the beets warmed with the cheese sprinkled over just before serving, what a wonderful taste with the tang of…