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Easy Mexican Corn, Chic Pea Salad, Vegan

Easy Mexican Corn, Chic Pea Salad, Vegan

Try this easy Mexican Corn, Chic Pea Salad as a vegan main course or a side dish to any meal. Perfect for #MeatlessMondays. Healthy and inexpensive protein source. I cook chic peas most weeks in Baja. I haven’t seen canned chic peas and I prefer […]

Turmeric Ginger Cauliflower Rice

Turmeric Ginger Cauliflower Rice

  Revisiting an injury and increasing the anti-inflammatories in my diet: Tumeric and Ginger I wrote this post for turmeric ginger cauliflower rice 2 1/2 years ago at What’sForDinnerDoc.com after I suffered a hip injury.  Unfortunately I’m back to square 1 with the same hip […]

Balsamic Glazed Green Beans and Almonds, Healthy Vegetable Side Dish

Balsamic Glazed Green Beans and Almonds, Healthy Vegetable Side Dish

Healthy balsamic glazed green beans will make a perfect vegetable side dish for Autumn and for Thanksgiving, if you are a planner. The almonds give it a healthy bit of protein and pizzaz. BTW, in the foodie blogosphere, it isn’t too early to start talking […]

Easy Butternut Squash with Bacon, Sage and Rosemary

Easy Butternut Squash with Bacon, Sage and Rosemary

Cool weather and fall cooking. This easy butternut squash and bacon side dish smelled and tasted heavenly with fresh rosemary and sage. I served mine with a whole roasted lemon thyme chicken. The small amount of bacon was a savory treat with the sweet squash […]

Grilled Sweet Potatoes and Peppers and The Big Green Egg

Grilled Sweet Potatoes and Peppers and The Big Green Egg

Grilled sweet potatoes, poblano and red peppers are amazing together and easy to cook. You will love this sweet, smoky, caramelized side dish to serve with grilled meat or fish. Allow at least 20 extra minutes to  roast the sweet potatoes before you grill the […]

Vegan Bolognese and Zoodles, Low Carb and Low Fat Mediterranean Meal

This is a delicious whole food, vegan bolognese over zucchini noodles but you can and should serve it over pasta, rice, quinoa. A definite addition to a Mediterranean style diet and is perfect for #MeatlessMonday. The mushrooms give a nice meaty texture and the nutritional […]

Spicy BBQ Baja Shrimp Kabobs

Spicy BBQ Baja Shrimp Kabobs

  Fresh shrimp, red and orange bell peppers, red onion, red potatoes and a chili lime marinade come together in a rainbow of colors to bring Baja shrimp kabobs to your next BBQ. Serve with caprese salad and fruit or Mexican rice and grilled vegetables […]