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Category Archives: Appetizers

Chickpeas Vinaigrette – Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe

Chick Peas, also known as Garbanzo Beans, is very high in protein, thus an excellent food choice for vegetarians, vegans, and great for Fat Smash Diet folks.

I prefer vinaigrette salads over the ones with mayo, and would easily choose many vegetables over some meats. This Chick Peas Vinaigrette salad is just the perfect combination for me, and you might like it as well.

Texas Caviar – Super Bowl Party Vinaigrette

This is a very simple, light, refreshing, and colorful vegetarian salad perfect for a light lunch, afternoon snack, or to share at a party, barbecue, or any fun gathering.

Zucchini and Goat Cheese Fritters – Recipe

Zucchini make a nutritious vegetable side dish, or a yummy casserole, but I came across, and tried, a great new recipe, for Zucchini and Goat Cheese Fritters.

Refreshing Fruit Salad – Recipe

The hot summer weather is getting its way, but this should not stop us from enjoying some refreshing summer desserts.

Lots of hot days in the sun, more time for outdoor fun, and less time to spend in the kitchen.

This is a very refreshing fruit salad, great for any occasion, and very easy to prepare.

Steamed Fruit Dumplings – Recipe and Technique

This recipe is a very old favorite of mine. It reminds me of my grandmother’s cooking days and my Sunday visits to her with my mom.
I love these fluffy dumplings because they are so light in texture, and so delicious served with melted butter and sugar.
This recipe goes back to my great-grandmother who was of German descent, and most likely back to her mother and grandmother, which datewise would go back to the 1700s.