Simple Fruit Salad

Want to be a popular cook with children? Make them fruit salad! This hits the spot perfectly on those calm summer evenings, when no one wants to heat up the kitchen. Simple Fruit Salad Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 Ingredients: 3 cups of different types of fruit (Any work) 1/2 lemon, juiced 1…

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Bell Pepper Salad

I love getting peppers from the farmer’s market. They often have heirloom varieties, which means they have a huge variety of colors. In this batch we had red, orange, yellow and purple. Bell Pepper Salad Ingredients: 3 or 4 different colored peppers 1 cup vinaigrette dressing (I use Bragg’s) Directions: Dice peppers, place in a…

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Easy Homemade Tartar Sauce

Monday, I posted a recipe for Salmon Patties, but did you know that you can easily make tartar sauce to go with them? Oh yes! And so easy: Easy Homemade Tartar Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup mayonnaise (click here for a simple recipe) 1 large (or 4 small) dill pickle, finely diced (should equal about 1/2…

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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Veggies are the bomb! Here’s another of my favorites: Roasted Asparagus  Ingredients: Asparagus Butter Garlic Powder Sea Salt Directions: Cut off bottom 2 inches of asparagus (or just the light colored part), wash and place in a baking dish or cookie sheet. Top with pats of butter and sprinkle with sea salt and garlic powder.…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I like Brussels Sprouts, but when they are made like this, I can stuff myself with them! They are wonderful all the way around! And smell awesome as they are baking!! I don’t have an exact recipe, but this is one dish that doesn’t need it! Just use however much brussels sprouts you want! Roasted…

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