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Recipes Tagged ‘ cucumber ’

Quinoa Salad with Mango, Cucumber, Avocado & Black Beans

August 11, 2016
Quinoa Salad with Mango, Cucumber, Avocado, & Black Beans

Yes, I realize that it’s the dead of winter, but who couldn’t use a taste of summer right now? Hopefully these ingredients are available where you live, if not, save this recipe for when mango and avocado are in season, because this salad is a keeper! It’s a great vegetarian meal all by itself,...
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Mediterranean Lentil Salad

August 2, 2014
Meditterranean Lentil Salad

A neighbor of mine was selling “The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen” cookbooks as a fundraiser for the Cancer Society. Since I love to cook, and also love a good cause, I happily bought one. The recipes included are all healthy, fresh, and delicious. Here’s one of my absolute favs! Ingredients: 1 cup dry lentils, cooked according...
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Thai Beef Wrap

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June 19, 2014
Thai Beef Wrap

Remember the Asian Marinated Flank Steak recipe that I was so excited to post?? Well, here’s a fabulous way to serve that incredibly flavorful, tender, grilled steak all wrapped up with tons of fresh stuff. So make the steak one night this week, then use leftovers for this wrap (that’s what I did!) This KP original...
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Melon, Cucumber, & Mint Salad

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June 6, 2014
Melon Cucumber Mint Salad

This salad is fresh in more ways than one…besides having all super fresh ingredients, it’s  a fresh idea on salad! The combination of (what may seem like) unusual flavors, makes one fantastic side dish! Great with BBQ chicken, salmon and pork. Found this on WeightWatchers.com. Ingredients: 1 large honeydew melon, chopped (about 4 cups)...
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Cucumber Salad (Gurkensalat)

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June 16, 2013
Cucumber Salad

No other recipe can conjure up more memories for me than this simple German cucumber salad, or Gurkensalat, as I grew up calling it. It is literally the smell and taste of my childhood. My Grandma Hirvo made this almost every time we saw her, which was weekly. We ate it with everything–chicken, pizza,...
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Spaghetti Salad Supreme

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August 30, 2012
Spaghetti Salad Supreme

This is no ordinary pasta salad. Not at all. To be clear, this pasta salad is SUPREME! If you don’t believe me, well then march off to your kitchen and make it. You’ll be glad you did. It’s like cold pizza in a bowl…with pasta…and Italian dressing…or something like that. I made this recipe...
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Asian Beef Noodle Bowl

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July 26, 2011
Asian Beef Noodle Bowl

The best noodle bowl I ever ate was in Geneva, Switzerland. No joke. This local, no frills Asian restaurant served a heaping bowl of fresh ingredients all swirling together in incredible sweet and sour flavors. This recipe is my attempt to re-create that dish at home. And it worked! My husband devoured the meal exclaiming...
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California Roll Sushi

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November 23, 2010
Sushi California Roll

Have you seen the “roll your own sushi kits” in the Asian aisle at your grocery store? If so grab one and try rolling your own sushi tonight at home!  If you can’t find the kit, I’m betting you can find all the things you need to make your own sushi–Look for a bamboo sushi rolling...
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Veggie Gyro

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November 15, 2010
Veggie Gyro

Give this vegetarian gyro recipe a try, for all the Greek flavor you crave, without the fatty meat! I found this recipe in Family Circle magazine and have been making it for years. I don’t list specific amounts below, so layer on as much as you want into each pita. The recipe for Greek Cucumber...
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Mediterranean Platter

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August 6, 2009
Mediterranean Platter_ss

Next time you need snacks or appetizers for guests, try this idea! It’s filled with fresh, healthy, delicious foods that everyone will enjoy. Serve with chilled white wine or ice tea with lemon slices. (The recipes for hummus and Greek cucumber yogurt dip are listed separately on the blog.) Ingredients: Green olives Feta cheese,...
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