Chris' Recipes

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Fresh White Bean, Lemon Salad

I decided to make this salad after taking the recent pressure cooker class.  I wasn’t tasked to prepare the beans themselves that day, but did help assemble a salad similar, preparing the vinaigrette.  Green, black, white, pink, or red and shaped like tiny spheres, strings, or kidneys: Beans come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. […]

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Sea Bass with Tomatoes and Herb Cream Sauce

I have been rationing the remaining quality fish out of the deep freezer that comes from my favorite fish market out in Seattle; Pure Food Fish Market because I’m running low and am due to place another order.  I spotted my last large fillet of Sea Bass and decided it was dinner!  I wanted to keep it […]

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Watermelon and Arugula Salad

I love watermelon and despite popular belief that it is made up of only water and sugar, it is actually considered a nutrient dense food that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories.  According to the USDA, in just one cup, watermelon has one and a half times the lycopene […]

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Avocado Dill, Cucumber Tomato Salad

I love traditional cucumber salad during the summer months!  Every nutritionist that I hear from lately seems to be advocating avocados as one of the best foods you can eat, because they are packed with nutrients and heart-healthy compounds.  Many of my summer salads contain the not so healthy mayonnaise, which can be replaced in part by […]

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Orzo Tomato, Herb and Garbanzo Bean Salad

I keep Orzo pasta on hand in my pantry as a staple pasta.  It’s shaped like grains of barley or rice and I seem to use it most for summer salads.  I also have been trying to incorporate more Garbanzo beans, (also known as chickpeas and legumes) into our diet.  The nutty-flavored beans originated in […]

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