Global Food in Five: Grilled Pork Kebabs with Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a Argentinian condiment made with fresh herbs, such as cilantro and parsley, red wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, olive oil and red pepper flakes. It has a similar texture to pesto and goes perfectly on grilled meats or fish and vegetables, or can be used for dipping or marinading. Chimichurri can be made in…

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Watermelon Lime Mocktails

I love summer mocktails. There is nothing more refreshing than blending up your favorite fruit with fresh herbs and citrus to sip on when it’s hotter than hot outside. That’s where this watermelon lime mocktail comes in. All it takes is cubed watermelon, lime juice and fresh mint and voila! A seriously delicious summer beverage.…

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Baja Fish Tacos

Who doesn’t love a good fish taco? Okay, a great fish taco?! These Baja fish tacos hit all the right notes – the corn tortillas are toasted, the fish is tender and spiced, the avocado is creamy and rich and the slaw is bright and crisp. If you want to add a little heat, stir…

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Tomato Cucumber Gazpacho

Have you ever tried chilled soup? Gazpacho is an easy-to-make blended soup made with tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, fresh herbs, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. It is refreshing, especially during the hot summer months, and can be served with grilled fish for a complete and balanced meal! Here’s how to make it: Because we’re…

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Tomato Herb Omelet

Omelets are perhaps one of the most versatile breakfast dishes out there. You can put (almost) anything inside of an omelet and they make the perfect base for a high protein balanced breakfast. Eggs themselves contain protein, vitamin D, choline (a brain-supportive nutrient) and a host of other vitamins and minerals (especially the yolk –…

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Bacon Pea Salad

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would grill burgers and we’d sit down as a family at the kitchen table in our house that was not air conditioned and enjoy every last…

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Cheesy Polenta with Shrimp

Talk about comfort food! This cheesy polenta with shrimp hits all of the right notes – the polenta is creamy and cozy, the shrimp has a beautiful olive oil flavor and the greens are extra garlicky. And the best part? It comes together in about 25 minutes from start to finish. Let’s make it together.…

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the typical creamy asparagus soup, but it’s still full of asparagus flavor, still has a fabulous creamy texture and is basically springtime in a bowl! Here’s…

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Five Bean Chili

I absolutely love building recipes out of pantry staples like beans, tomatoes, pasta, rice, grains and flavorful stock. This recipe is the perfect example of that, as it features five different types of beans, crushed and diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Plus, it uses three different spices – chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika –…

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Black Pepper Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is a lean cut of meat that has about 29 grams of protein per serving and only 4 grams of fat! When paired with a green salad and Baked Sweet Potato Wedges or Sweet Potato Fritters, it makes for a delicious, balanced meal the entire family will love! Pork tenderloin cooking tips Pork…

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